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Re: Female Sculptors?

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From: L. P. Skeen (lpskeen_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Mar 06 2001 - 12:24:21 PST


Well, thanks and thanks to everyone else for their suggestions. NO, I'm not
taking 8th graders to Judy Chicago. WAY too risque for this bunch. :( I do
wish they were more mature, but.....

> In the late 70's, Judy Chicago had her 'Dinner Party' exhibit in Boston.
I
> worked as one of the many women who voluteered time to install the work,
> guard it, and pack it back up. This is strong material for 8th grade, I
> commend you for going there.
>
> You might also consider some of the Fiber Sculpture artists, such as
> Magdalena Abkanowicz. Fiber art takes the basket, and many other texile
> techniques into a whole new realm.
>
> Research Fiberarts Magazine, at Lark Books.com, or try Sculpture magazine
too.
>
> Laurie
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