Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party: Heritage Floor: Karen Horney

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Judy Chicago (American, b. 1939). The Dinner Party (Heritage Floor; detail), 1974–79. Porcelain with rainbow and gold luster, 48 x 48 x 48 ft. (14.6 x 14.6 x 14.6 m). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Foundation, 2002.10. © Judy Chicago. Photograph by Jook Leung Photography

Karen Horney
b. 1885, Blankensee, Germany; d. 1952, New York

Karen Horney graduated from medical school to become a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist. In addition to her practice, she taught, wrote, and developed groundbreaking theories on neurosis and personality types.

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