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Judy Chicago

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Ah, well, do I wish that we lived in a world where gender didn't figure so prominently? Of course. Do I even think about myself as a woman when I go to make art? Of course not.

— Judy Chicago

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Donald, my husband, considers himself a feminist.

— Judy Chicago

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I am trying to make art that relates to the deepest and most mythic concerns of human kind and I believe that, at this moment of history, feminism is humanism.

— Judy Chicago

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I feel like I have at least begun to make a contribution, but my most significant concern has to do with whether my actual art will be preserved for future generations or be erased.

— Judy Chicago

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I go to make art as who I am as a person. The fact that I am a woman comes into play maybe in the kinds of things I'm interested in or in the way I structure a canvas.

— Judy Chicago

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I set my sights upon becoming the kind of artist who would make a contribution to art history.

— Judy Chicago

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I think what's important is to give space to the range of human experience.

— Judy Chicago

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People have accepted the media's idea of what feminism is, but that doesn't mean that it's right or true or real. Feminism is not monolithic. Within feminism, there is an array of opinions.

— Judy Chicago

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So women are at the beginning of building a language, and not all women are conscious of it.

— Judy Chicago

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There's no question that many more women artists are showing worldwide now than they were when I was a young woman, and that's really great.

— Judy Chicago

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About Judy Chicago

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During this time Chicago also began exploring her own sexuality in her work. The works blended colors to create an illusion that the shapes "turn dissolve open close vibrate gesture wiggle" representing her own discovery that "I was multi-orgasmic. She created the Pasadena Lifesavers which was a series of abstract paintings that placed acrylic paint on Plexiglas.

Chicago's work incorporates skills stereotypically placed upon women artistically such as needlework counteracted with stereotypical male skills such as welding and pyrotechnics. Born in Chicago Illinois as Judith Cohen Judy Chicago changed her name after the death of her father and her first husband choosing to disconnect from the idea of male dominated naming conventions. Judy Chicago (born 1939) is an American feminist artist and writer known for her large collaborative art installation pieces which examine the role of women in history and culture.

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