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Lessons in Subversion in Medieval and Renaissance Art

In 1989, the Guerrilla Girls, a group of mostly anonymous women art-world professionals and artists, did a head count at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. They wanted to know how many women artists were represented in the modern galleries versus how many artworks in those same galleries depicted female nudes.read more.

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Eating Together: Judy Chicago’s ‘Herstory’ at New Museum in NYC

Art heals. I spend a great deal of time reading and writing about that healing as critically as possible: How well and how much does art heal? When is it too late, when is it insufficient and when has it left out those who need it most? 

But in this immediate cultural moment, after news of an ongoing humanitarian crisis remains on our feeds, and New York City continues its own social struggles, I approached the New Museum’s Herstory, a first retrospective of American artist Judy Chicago, with nothing but the urgency to seek out art as a salve for this aching feeling.read more.

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Judy Chicago’s Feminist Dinner Party

Today is the anniversary of the release date of Judy Chicago: Childbirth in America, making it the perfect day to celebrate the fabulous Judy Chicago. 

Judy Chicago is a feminist artist, educator, and writer. Judy is known to be highly experimental with her medium, though her work always typically centers around women and their stories.read more.

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Forever de Young: Judy Chicago’s Pyrotechnic ‘Atmospheres’

Judy Chicago promoting Atmospheres
Legendary artist, feminist, and art educator Judy Chicago will perform in person her piece titled Forever de Young: A Judy Chicago Atmosphere.
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