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Judy Chicago's
The Dinner Party
Brooklyn Museum of Art

Photographed by
Krisztina Fazekas

The Brooklyn Museum of Art's Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art is featuring a long-term installation of Judy Chicago's famous banquet installation, The Dinner Party. Here is a quote from the Museum's Website: "The Dinner Party, an important icon of 1970s feminist art and a milestone in twentieth-century art, is presented as the centerpiece around which the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art is organized. The Dinner Party comprises a massive ceremonial banquet, arranged on a triangular table with a total of thirty-nine place settings, each commemorating an important woman from history. The settings consist of embroidered runners, gold chalices and utensils, and china-painted porcelain plates with raised central motifs that are based on vulvar and butterfly forms and rendered in styles appropriate to the individual women being honored. The names of another 999 women are inscribed in gold on the white tile floor below the triangular table. This permanent installation is enhanced by rotating biographical gallery shows relating to the 1,038 women honored at the table. Pharaohs, Queens, and Goddesses is the first such exhibition."

New York Cool photographer Krisztina took these images of the installation. Enjoy!


The Installation

Emily Dickenson

Fertile Goddess

Georgia O'Keeffe

Margaret Sanger

Sappho

Virginia Woolf

Susan B. Anthony

Artemisia Gentileschi

Isabella D'Este

Eleanor of Aquitaine

Theodora

Boadaceia

Amazon

Primordial Goddess








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