Judy Chicago, ‘Through the Flower in Glass’, 2006, CalArts Benefit

This etching and painting on glass is a visual representation of the name of Judy Chicago’s nonprofit, Through the Flower, through which she strives to ensure that the achievements of women are ensconced in our cultural heritage.

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About Judy Chicago

Synonymous with early feminist art, Judy Chicago has been challenging the male-dominated art world since the 1970s. Her characteristically colorful body of work includes paintings, tapestries, sculpture, and mixed-media installations celebrating women’s achievements. Chicago legally assumed the name of her hometown after becoming a widow at the age of 23, symbolizing her lifelong struggle with identity, which she chronicles in Through the Flower: My Struggle as a Woman Artist (1975). In homage to 1,038 women central to the history of Western civilization, Chicago’s most celebrated work, The Dinner Party (1974-79), exemplifies her ongoing endeavor as an artist, educator, and author to elevate women from the margins of society and history. The work—on permanent display at The Brooklyn Museum—features 39 place settings meant to represent famous women from history, from Joan of Arc to Emily Dickinson, with a further 999 names inscribed on the floor.

American, b. 1939, Chicago, Illinois, based in Belen, New Mexico

Solo Shows on Artsy

Challenge Yourself: Judy Chicago’s Studio Art Pedagogy, Penn State: Judy Chicago Art Education Collection
Surveying Judy Chicago: Five Decades, Penn State: Judy Chicago Art Education Collection
Judy Chicago: Circa ’75, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington

Group Shows on Artsy

Feminist Feminine, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York
THE FIFTH AVENUE ZOO, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York
Summer Show 2015, Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe