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Oral history interview with Judy Chicago, 2009 August 7-8

Interviewee:
Chicago, Judy, 1939-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Saint-Phalle, Niki de  Search this
Woodman, Donald  Search this
Taylor, Mary  Search this
Hopkins, Henry  Search this
Marisol  Search this
Copeland, John  Search this
Lucie-Smith, Edward  Search this
Schneemann, Carolee  Search this
Bullard, E. John (Edgar John)  Search this
Lemon, Jack  Search this
Rosenberg, Harold  Search this
Neel, Alice  Search this
Youdelman, Nancy  Search this
McFadden, David Revere  Search this
Bergen, Jeffrey  Search this
Semmel, Joan  Search this
Thompson, Viki D.  Search this
Dobbins, Norman  Search this
Dobbins, Ruth  Search this
Flack, Audrey  Search this
LaMonte, Karen  Search this
Lu, Jie  Search this
Rodee, Susannah  Search this
Pruitt, Tom  Search this
LewAllen, Arlene  Search this
Perkins, Flo  Search this
ACA Galleries  Search this
LewAllen Contemporary (Gallery)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Judy Chicago, 2009 August 7-8. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Feminism and art  Search this
Art -- Technique  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women performance artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15708
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)283567
AAA_collcode_chicag09
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_283567
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Judy Chicago

Interviewee:
Chicago, Judy, 1939-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch  Search this
Names:
ACA Galleries  Search this
LewAllen Contemporary (Gallery)  Search this
Bergen, Jeffrey, 1955-  Search this
Bullard, E. John (Edgar John), 1942-  Search this
Copeland, John  Search this
Dobbins, Norman  Search this
Dobbins, Ruth  Search this
Flack, Audrey  Search this
Hopkins, Henry, 1928-2009  Search this
LaMonte, Karen, 1967-  Search this
Lemon, Jack  Search this
LewAllen, Arlene  Search this
Lu, Jie, 1958-  Search this
Lucie-Smith, Edward  Search this
Marisol, 1930-2016  Search this
McFadden, David Revere  Search this
Neel, Alice, 1900-1984  Search this
Perkins, Flo  Search this
Pruitt, Tom  Search this
Rodee, Susannah  Search this
Rosenberg, Harold, 1906-1978  Search this
Saint-Phalle, Niki de, 1930-2002  Search this
Schneemann, Carolee, 1939-  Search this
Semmel, Joan, 1932-  Search this
Taylor, Mary, 1947-  Search this
Thompson, Viki D., 1947-  Search this
Woodman, Donald  Search this
Youdelman, Nancy, 1948-  Search this
Extent:
74 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2009 August 7-8
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Judy Chicago conducted 2009 August 7 and 8, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Chicago's home and studio, in Belen, New Mexico.
Chicago speaks of her work since the late 1980s, having previously discussed her early life and works; printmaking projects with various print studios around the country; giving archived documents to important museums; creating a foundation with her husband Donald Woodman to protect the legacy of their art; the non-profit organization she started in 1978, Through the Flower; her studio practices and her most practiced techniques; keeping a regular schedule; her interest in collaborative projects such as The Dinner Party [1974-1979], the Birth Project [1980-1985], the Holocaust Project [1985-1993] and Resolutions: A Stitch in Time [1994-2000]; working with various textile and glass artists; feeling a kin with other female artists, like Nikki de Saint Phalle and Marisol Escobar; the responsibility she feels to share underrepresented information; her enjoyment of the process of making art and the hope that she creates art that is not bound by time; her relationships with galleries though the years including the ACA Galleries in New York and LewAllen Contemporary in Santa Fe; her intention in making art was not create proactive or controversial art; various teaching positions; her interest in combining text and images in works like Song of Songs [1997-1999]; her more current interest in glass; experimenting with the techniques of casting and etching to achieve her desired images; her want to change institutional policies that underrepresent women artists in museums and the absence of images of women by women artists. Chicago also recalls Henry Hopkins, Mary Ross Taylor, Susannah Rodee, John Bullard, Jack Lemon, Alice Neel, Edward Lucie-Smith, John Copeland, Harold Rosenberg, Carolee Schneemann, Jeffery Bergen, Audrey Flack, Joan Semmel, Nancy Youdelman, David McFadden, Viki Thomson Wylder, Tom Pruitt, Arlene LewAllen, Flo Perkins, Norman and Ruth Dobbins, Karen LaMonte, Lu Jie and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Judy Chicago (1939- ) is a feminist artist and author who lives and works in Belen, New Mexico. Interviewer Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former executive director of iCI in New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 compact discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 40 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Occupation:
Installation artists -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Performance artists -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Painters -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Educators -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Glass artists  Search this
Topic:
Feminism and art  Search this
Art -- Technique  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women performance artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Function:
Artists' studios -- New Mexico
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.chicag09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw928399961-f9b0-4d50-8a17-8cf441459e13
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-chicag09
Online Media:

Agnes Martin and me Donald Woodman

Author:
Woodman, Donald  Search this
Subject:
Martin, Agnes Homes and haunts  Search this
Physical description:
155 pages illustrations (chiefly color), maps 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Place:
New Mexico
Galisteo
United States
États-Unis
Date:
2015
New Mexico
United States
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Peintres  Search this
Photographes  Search this
Homes  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117075

Donald Woodman [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_81285

Holocaust project : from darkness into light / Judy Chicago ; with photography by Donald Woodman

Author:
Chicago, Judy 1939-  Search this
Woodman, Donald  Search this
Maurice Spertus Museum of Judaica  Search this
Subject:
Chicago, Judy 1939-  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 205 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 x 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1993
Topic:
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), in art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.C519 W8 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_477687

Judy Chicago : and Louise Bourgeois, Helen Chadwick, Tracey Emin / photography of Judy Chicago's work by Donald Woodman

Author:
Chicago, Judy 1939-  Search this
Woodman, Donald  Search this
Ben Uri Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Chicago, Judy 1939-  Search this
Chicago, Judy 1939- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Bourgeois, Louise 1911-2010 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Chadwick, Helen Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Emin, Tracey 1963- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
208 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2012
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1016325

When women rule the world : Judy Chicago in thread : she will always be younger than us : with work by Orly Cogan, Wednesday Lupypciw, Cat Mazza, Gillian Strong, Ginger Brooks Takahashi / curated by Allyson Mitchell ; photography coordinated by Donald Woodman ; [essays by Allyson Mitchell, Jenni Sorkin, Sarah Quinton]

Author:
Chicago, Judy 1939-  Search this
Quinton, Sarah 1955-  Search this
Woodman, Donald  Search this
Mitchell, Allyson  Search this
Sorkin, Jenni  Search this
Art Gallery of Calgary  Search this
Textile Museum of Canada  Search this
Subject:
Chicago, Judy 1939-  Search this
Cogan, Orly 1971-  Search this
Lupypciw, Wednesday 1983-  Search this
Mazz, Cat 1977-  Search this
Strong, Gillian 1981-  Search this
Takahashi, Ginger Brooks  Search this
Textile Museum of Canada  Search this
Art Gallery of Calgary  Search this
Physical description:
105 p. : ill. (chiefly col., some folded), ports. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Canada
Date:
2009
C2009
Topic:
Feminism in art  Search this
Textile crafts  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_960456

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