Judy Chicago Quotes.
In the beginning, the feminine principle was seen as the fundamental cosmic force. All ancient peoples believed that the world was created by a female Diety.
With my early work I got eviscerated by my male professors, and so you learned to disguise your impulses, as many women have done. And thats definitely changed.
I am trying to make art that relates to the deepest and most mythic concerns of human kind and I believe that, at this moment of history, feminism is humanism.
With my early work I got eviscerated by my male professors, and so you learned to disguise your impulses, as many women have done. And that’s definitely changed.
There’s no question that many more women artists are showing worldwide now than they were when I was a young woman, and that’s really great.
Donald, my husband, considers himself a feminist.
Even if I am simply one more woman laying one more brick in the foundation of a new and more humane world, it is enough to make me rise eagerly from my bed each morning and face the challenge of breaking the historic silence that has held women captive for so long.
People have accepted the media’s idea of what feminism is, but that doesn’t mean that it’s right or true or real. Feminism is not monolithic. Within feminism, there is an array of opinions.
So women are at the beginning of building a language, and not all women are conscious of it.
To reclaim our past and insist that it become a part of our human history is the task that lies before us. For the future requires that women, as well as men, shape the world destiny.
I feel like I have at least begun to make a contribution, but my most significant concern has to do with whether my actual art will be preserved for future generations or be erased.
You shouldn’t have to justify your work.
Don’t give up. It’s really important to trust your impulses as an artist no matter what anybody else says.
I set my sights upon becoming the kind of artist who would make a contribution to art history.
Remember our heritage is our power; we can know ourselves and our capacities by seeing that other women have been strong.
Do I even think about myself as a woman when I go to make art? Of course not.
I set my sights upon becoming the kind of artist who would make a contribution to art history
Ah, well, do I wish that we lived in a world where gender didn’t figure so prominently? Of course. Do I even think about myself as a woman when I go to make art? Of course not.