1 December 2019
As the calendar moves ever closer to the pre-Christmas election that will in all likelihood bring about Brexit, exhibition scheduling grows ever more bizarre. A good example is an outstanding exhibition devoted to the career of Judy Chicago that has recently opened its doors at the Baltic Art Gallery in Gateshead.
20 August 2018
Nobody, I think, could be keener than I am to see women obtain more recognition for their creative contribution to the visual arts.
19 February 2018
New Museum 2018 Triennial: Songs For Sabotage until May 27
Sgt Pepper At 50 is the 50th anniversary of the original album by The Beatles and through this festival has become a newly ‘re-imagined album’ of artworks, theater, music and dance pieces.
A new exhibition of work by the Feminist artist Judy Chicago titled, Why Not Judy Chicago? in France provides an overview of more than 50 years of production by this pioneer. Looking at the close relationship between her work as an artist, an art educator and a writer, the exhibition proposes a holistic approach to her career as much […]
The American Feminist artist Judy Chicago will open an exhibition of historic works at Riflemaker on 14 September. Star Cunts & other attractions will include suites of paintings and sculptures from the beginning of Chicago’s career as well as from her significant body of multidisciplinary art. The exhibition features the eponymous STAR CUNTS series (1969), a set of prismacolour and pastels on paper, […]
Happy Birthday to the groundbreaking feminist artist Judy Chicago who celebrates her 75th birthday today. 18 months ago Judy was in London for her show at the Ben Uri Gallery. The show featured women artists, Louise Bourgeois, Helen Chadwick and Tracey Emin, creating a fertile dialogue with Judy’s oeuvre. The exhibition reintroduced Judy’s work to […]
The American Feminist artist, writer and activist Judy Chicago will have a prestigious solo exhibition at Frieze Masters in London in October. Chicago’s visit follows on from last year’s retrospective exhibition at Riflemaker, her first in the UK for twenty-five years. Chicago is a pioneering force who came to prominence in the late 1960s and […]
Ilka Scobie looks back on a vibrant period of art history and social change – Artlyst Exclusive Notorious for street crime, a crumbling urban infrastructure, abandoned buildings, and homeless people, New York City, my hometown, was fertile ground for social and creative resolution. 1970 was the year that the Ad Hoc Women’s Artist committee challenged […]
Judy Chicago returns to London after an absents of 23 years with two major new exhibitions. Chicago is a well known figure from the 1970’s who made an impact with her installation “The Dinner Party” a multi medium piece which used feminist imagery to form a massive ceremonial banquet, arranged on a triangular table with […]