The Dinner Party : Judy Chicago and the Power of Popular Feminism, 1970-2007 /

Judy Chicago's monumental art installation The Dinner Party was an immediate sensation when it debuted in 1979, and today it is considered the most popular work of art to emerge from the second-wave feminist movement. The author examines the piece's popularity to understand how ideas about...

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Author / Creator: Gerhard, Jane F. (Author)
Format: eBook Electronic
Language notes:English.
Imprint: Athens, GA : The University of Georgia Press, [2013]
Series:Since 1970.
Online Access:Click here for full text at Project MUSE
Table of Contents:
  • Toward a cultural history of The Dinner Party
  • Making feminist artists : the feminist art programs of Fresno and CalArts, 1970-1972
  • Making feminist art : Womanhouse and the feminist art movement, 1972-1974
  • The studio as a feminist space : practicing feminism at The Dinner Party, 1975-1979
  • Joining forces : making art and history at The Dinner Party, 1975-1979
  • Going public : The Dinner Party in San Francisco, 1979
  • The tour that very nearly wasn't : The Dinner Party's alternative showings, 1980-1983
  • Debating feminist art : The Dinner Party in published and unpublished commentary, 1979-1989
  • From controversy to canonization : The Dinner Party in the culture wars, 1990-2007
  • A prehistory of post feminism.