Posts Tagged ‘Judy Chicago’

Judy Chicago Revives ‘Sublime Environments’ For Pacific Standard Time

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Today’s article is brought to you from our friends at the Huffington Post. Do you remember your first time you saw dry ice? Mine was in a punch bowl as part of a Halloween school dance. There was something inherently magical about the material; when I first encountered it I kept blinking, waiting for what looked like an illusion to reveal itself. Watching Judy Chicago’s[…..]

Feminist Finish Fetish

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley Pacific Standard Time, a nearly year-long paean to SoCal art history, has barely begun and, already, I’m experiencing PST fatigue. Funded by the Getty Institute and the result of at least a decade’s worth of scholarship by the Getty researchers and others, PST will include 60 or so exhibitions and more artists[…..]

Girls Will be Girls, or Will They?

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley In 2002, feminist matriarch Judy Chicago co-curated an all-women art exhibition in China, in a place called Lugu Lake, historically a matriarchal society. At the last minute, just before the show’s opening, another curator, a man, arrived with a piece his wife had made. “You know, if I didn’t know better, I’d[…..]