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Motherhood and representation at the Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Judy Chicago, Catherine Opie, Canan Senol

@inproceedings{Hurtado2011MotherhoodAR,
  title={Motherhood and representation at the Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Judy Chicago, Catherine Opie, Canan Senol},
  author={Laura Allred Hurtado},
  year={2011}
}
This thesis begins with one central question: How did second-wave feminist artists represent motherhood and how is it represented today? I explore this question through case-studies of three artists and their work: Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party (1974-1979), Catherine Opie's Self-PortraitlNursing (2004) and Canan SenoI's Fountain (2000). All three works of art were on display during the inauguration of the Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum in 2007. The physical dominance… 

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