Judy Chicago: Herstory - Jessica Silverman Gallery
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    On the occasion of Judy Chicago’s retrospective at the New Museum in New York, Jessica Silverman is delighted to share a website of available works on display in the exhibition. Curated by Massimiliano Gioni, “Judy Chicago: Herstory” spans the artist’s six-decade career and it runs until March 3, 2024.

    Our website focuses on seven pivotal works. Some of the pieces are pioneering instances of feminist minimalism. Others foreshadow the forms of her famed Dinner Party. A couple of large-scale works revolutionize the art historical genre of the reclining nude. While some demonstrate the artist’s integration of folk idioms in her foray into Pop art. Whatever the era, Chicago’s work has been fearless in its aesthetic experimentation and resolute in its pursuit of women’s freedom.
    Butterfly Test Plates (Set of 5), 1973-1974
    China paint on porcelain
    Each plate, 12 1/2 inches / 31.8 cm
    Flowering Glass, 2023
    Hand-painted stained glass and lightbox
    41 3/4 x 41 3/4 x 2 1/8 inches / 106 x 106 x 5.4 cm
    Edition of 3 plus 2 artist's proofs (AP 1/2)
    In The Beginning, 1984
    Primsacolor on paper
    65 x 389 inches / 165.1 x 988.1 cm
    Giving and Taking, 1974
    China paint and pen work on porcelain
    9 5/8 x 36 5/8 x 2 / 24.4 x 92.9 x 5.1 cm
    Multicolor Rearrangeable Game Board, 1965-1966
    Acrylic on wood with plexi lid and 12 rearrangeable pieces
    18 x 18 x 4 inches / 45.7 x 45.7 x 10.2 cm
    Hitch Your Wagon to a Star, 2000
    Painting, applique, embroidery, and quilting on portrait linen
    58 3/4 x 58 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches / 149.2 x 149.2 x 6.3 cm
    Birth, 1984
    Filet crochet by Dolly Kaminski; laminated panels and a needlework sample
    Needlework: 94 x 225 inches / 238.8 x 571.5 cm
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    Judy Chicago (b. 1939, Chicago) is a pioneering artist who has made an irrevocable impact on art history. She is best known for The Dinner Party (1979), which is on permanent display at the Brooklyn Museum in New York. She has work in the collections of the British Museum and Tate, London; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; National Gallery, Washington D.C.; LACMA, Los Angeles; MOCA Los Angeles; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Getty Trust and Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles; SFMOMA, San Francisco; Art Institute of Chicago, and over 25 university art museums. She has enjoyed recent museum surveys at the de Young Museum, San Francisco; the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. and ICA Miami. Chicago’s work has been exhibited in a broad range of major thematic group shows such as “Pacific Standard Time: Made in LA” at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; “Ends of the Earth” at Haus der Kunst, Berlin and “The World Goes Pop” at Tate Modern, London. Chicago has collaborated with Maria Grazia Chiuri, the creative director of Dior, on a series of handbags. She also designed the Parisian stage set of their 2020 Spring-Summer Haute Couture show. Chicago lives and works in Belen, NM. She does special projects with Salon 94 and is represented by Jeffrey Deitch and Jessica Silverman.