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The dinner party : restoring women to history

Author: Judy Chicago; Frances Borzello; Jane F Gerhard
Publisher: New York : The Monacelli Press, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The official publication celebrating Judy Chicago's feminist art masterpiece ... and an introduction to outstanding women in history. Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party is a defining work of feminist and contemporary art that brought women's history to light on the national stage when it was completed in 1979. Published to coincide with Chicago's 75th birthday and a nationwide series of events and exhibitions, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Judy Chicago
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Chicago; Frances Borzello; Jane F Gerhard
ISBN: 9781580933896 1580933890
OCLC Number: 868081822
Notes: The official publication celebrating Judy Chicago's feminist art masterpiece, The Dinner Party installation at the Brooklyn Museum [Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art], and an introduction to outstanding women in history. It is a defining work of feminist and contemporary art that brought women's history to light on the national stage when it was completed in 1979. Published to coincide with Chicago's 75th birthday and a nationwide series of events and exhibitions, the book features newly commissioned photography and two new essays by the author, along with essays by art historian Fraces Borzello and historian Jane Gerhard, and a foreword from museum director Arnold Lehman. -- Publisher's website.
Description: 287 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The Brooklyn Museum and the Dinner Party / Arnold L. Lehman --
Restoring women to history / Judy Chicago --
From Judy Chicago to Judy Chicago / Judy Chicago --
An art history sit-in: The Dinner Party in its artistic context / Frances Borzello --
From controversy to canonization: The Dinner Party's journey to Brooklyn / Jane F. Gerhard.
Responsibility: Judy Chicago ; foreword by Arnold L. Lehman ; essays by Judy Chicago, Frances Borzello, and Jane F. Gerhard.

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"The official publication celebrating Judy Chicago's feminist art masterpiece ... and an introduction to outstanding women in history. Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party is a defining work of feminist and contemporary art that brought women's history to light on the national stage when it was completed in 1979. Published to coincide with Chicago's 75th birthday and a nationwide series of events and exhibitions, the book features newly commissioned photography and two new essays by Chicago, along with essays by art historian Fraces Borzello and historian Jane Gerhard, and a foreword from museum director Arnold Lehman"--Publisher's website.
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