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For all inquiries, general information, interviews and lectures please contact: Ron Longe [email protected]   Megan Schultz [email protected]

For copyright and reproduction requests of Judy Chicago’s works please contact: Artists Rights Society http://www.arsny.com/ [email protected] T: 212.420.9160

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Selected Articles on Judy Chicago

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The Art Newspaper – Womanhouse—the original matrix for feminist art—turns 50In Johanna Demetrakas’s documentary about Womanhouse, the 1972 takeover of a dilapidated Hollywood mansion by the Feminist Art Program of CalArts, you can see Karen LeCocq sitting at an ornate vanity playing the role of the middle-aged courtesan Lea. She knows her looks are fading and painstakingly applies thick layer after layer of foundation in a desperate attempt to turn back the clock. Click here for details

CBS Sunday Morning – Artist Judy Chicago on making a name for herself"The Dinner Party," a triangular table set for 39 singular women – Virginia Woolf, Sojourner Truth, and Georgia O'Keeffe among them – with the names of nearly a thousand others on the floor around it, in porcelain and needlework, has a spiritual, "Last Supper" quality, intentionally. "I wanted to substitute female heroes for male heroes," artist Judy Chicago said of her work.

Women volunteers did the sewing. "All those anonymous stitchers in the ecclesiastical embroidery class making vestments in praise of male power, male deity – what if we took our own techniques and put them in service to our own achievements?" she told correspondent Martha Teichner. "It tells this story of centuries of struggle, achievement, erasure; struggle, achievement, erasure." Click here for details

The Art Newspaper – The Big Review: Judy Chicago at De Young MuseumLike many women of her generation, Judy Chicago had to fight for her rights and for a modicum of the attention that accrued to far less talented men. And from time to time—starting, perhaps, with that famous 1970 photograph showing her in the corner of a boxing ring, gloves on—she has played with her own reputation for being a fighter. Click here for details