Look at Judy Chicago’s 1979 multimedia work The Dinner Party (Chapter 39 page 1305 figure 39.18). Read the information in your textbook about feminist art (pages 1301-1307) and then visit the reputable sites:
(click on the piece elements for detailed imagery and descriptions)
For this written assignment, describe The Dinner Party including the history of the work’s creation as well as its position as one of the foremost feminist art works.
Assignment Notes: What does this multimedia work look like? What was the artist’s intention with this work? Who are some examples of female artists/figures that are honored by this work? Discuss the work’s effectiveness and whether the work still has meaning for today’s viewers? Explain why or why not. Consider if the artist were to add more place settings today, who are some current artists that might be represented?
This written assignment should be thoughtfully written in a minimum of 300 words.