Judy Chicago is an American feminist artist and writer known for her large collaborative art installation pieces which examine the role of women in history and culture. Born in Chicago, Illinois, as Judith Cohen, she changed her name after the death of her father and her first husband, choosing to disconnect from the idea of male dominated naming conventions. By the 1970s, Chicago had coined the ... more »
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''... if art speaks clearly about something relevant to people's lives it can change the way they perceive reality.''Judy Chicago (b. 1939), U.S. artist. As quoted in The Political Palate, ch. 3, by Betsey Beaven, et al. (1980).