Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: The Dinner Party


1. Judy Chicago, Beyond the Flower: The Autobiography of a Feminist Artist (New York: Penguin, 1997), 45.

2. Judy Chicago, The Dinner Party: A Symbol of Our Heritage (New York: Anchor Books, 1979), 8.

3. Chicago, Beyond the Flower, 46.

4. Ibid.

5. Chicago, The Dinner Party (1979 ed.), 12.

6. Lucy Lippard, From the Center: Feminist Essays on Women's Art (New York: E.P. Dutton, 1976), 57.

7. Melissa Mayer and Miriam Schapiro, "Waste Not, Want Not: An Inquiry into What Women Saved and Assembled," Heresies 4 (Winter 1978): 67.

8. Miriam Schapiro, "Notes from a Conversation on Art, Feminism, and Work," in Working It Out: 23 Women Writers, Artists, Scientists, and Scholars Talk About Their Lives and Work, ed. Sara Ruddick and Pamela Daniels (New York: Pantheon, 1977), 296.

9. Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro, "Female Imagery," Womanspace Journal (1973), 14. (The authors wrote the essay in March 1972.)

10. Chicago, The Dinner Party (New York: Penguin, 1996), 6.

11. Ibid, 3.