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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS
On view: Judy Chicago
The End: A Meditation on Death and Extinction
November 13, 2019
Cost: $58 Members, $69 Non-members
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The bus leaves from Creamery Lane parking lot across the street from the Volunteer Easton Fire Department, off of Aurora Lane. Departure and return times are approximate. Registrants will be contacted with exact departure time the week of the trip.
Visually striking and emotionally charged, the newest body of work by feminist icon Judy Chicago continues her commitment to challenge the status quo and advocate for change. Nearly 40 works of painted porcelain and glass, as well as two large bronze sculptures, comprise The End: A Meditation on Death and Extinction. Through this series, the artist reflects on her own mortality and appeals for compassion and justice for all earthly creatures affected by human greed. Chicago’s bold, graphic style viscerally communicates the intense emotion she experienced while contemplating her own death, as well as the death of entire species.
ALSO ON VIEW:
Women Artists of the Dutch Golden Age
This focus exhibition examines the lives and works of several highly successful artists in the Netherlands during the 17th and early 18th centuries, including Judith Leyster and Rachel Ruysch.