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Red Pear (+ Judy Chicago: “Reclaim! Reclaim! Reclaim!”)

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If you're interested, artist Judy Chicago is one of Time's 100 most influential people in 2018. Writer/director Jill Soloway authored the text about Judy Chicago, and here is an excerpt:

"When I finally saw the color pictures in the Chicago Tribune of the huge triangle table, I couldn’t believe that all of these tongues and pink and flowers and fronds had come out of a woman who looked like my mom. Her real name was Judith Sylvia Cohen, and she had taken our mothers’ unspoken appetites and invented a female gaze in art. “Reclaim! Reclaim! Reclaim!” she shouted as she pointed out how people had made art synonymous with genius and genius synonymous with men." [Keep reading].

If you enjoy this painting, you may also like to see a bunch of my paintings of pears.

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