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|Named Person:||Judy Chicago|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Judy Chicago; Frances Borzello; Jane F Gerhard
|Description:||287 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm|
|Contents:||Foreword: The Brooklyn Museum and the Dinner Party / Arnold L. Lehman --
Introduction: Restoring women to history / Judy Chicago --
The Dinner Party : Wing one : Primordial goddess ; Fertile goddess ; Ishtar ; Kali ; Snake goddess ; Amazon ; Hatshepsut ; Judith ; Sappho ; Aspasia ; Boadaceia ; Hypatia --
Wing two : Marcella ; Saint Bridget ; Theodora ; Hrosvitha ; Trotula ; Eleanor of Aquitaine ; Hildegarde of Bingen ; Petronilla de Meath ; Christine de Pisan ; Isabella d'Este ; Elizabeth R ; Artemisia Gentileschi ; Anna van Schurman --
Wing three : Anne Hutchinson ; Sacajawea ; Caroline Herschel ; Mary Wollstonecraft ; Sojourner Truth ; Susan B. Anthony ; Elizabeth Blackwell ; Emily Dickinson ; Ethel Smyth ; Margaret Sanger ; Natalie Barney ; Virginia Woolf ; Georgia O'Keeffe --
Essays : From Judy Cohen 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.|
"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. 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 Frances Borzello and historian Jane Gerhard, and a foreword from museum director Arnold Lehman"--Publisher's website.
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