The Birth Project is one of the best-known works by Judy Chicago. It consists of more than 80 exhibitions units designed by Chicago and executed under her supervision by several skilled needleworkers from all around the world. The pieces range in size from very small petit point works to a twenty-foot-long crochet work and are… Continue reading The Birth Project by Judy Chicago
Nancy Spero was an American artist and activist, who lived most of her life in New York. She is known for her continuous commitment to contemporary political, social, and cultural concerns, chronicling wars, and apocalyptic violence as well as articulating visions of ecstatic rebirth and the celebratory cycles of life. At the beginning of her… Continue reading Who was Nancy Spero?
Monica Sjöö was a self-taught artist and writer born in Sweden in 1938. She was also an activist in the British Women’s Liberation Movement. Sjöö was also the main author of Towards a Revolutionary Feminist Art in 1971, one of the most militant, feminist art manifestos that it was widely discussed in the feminist press… Continue reading God giving birth by Monica Sjöö
And if someone would try to tell the whole history of women in the western civilization with only one artwork piece? Although it seems a very audacious project, this is exactly what the American artist Judy Chicago did. The Dinner Party is an installation artwork considered as the first epic feminist artwork and, at the same… Continue reading Women’s History in one artwork piece?