The Dinner Party Coasters Set

  • $25.00
  • $22.50 for Members

This set of 4 coasters is based on the plates Hypatia, Isabella d'Este, Sappho and Primordial Goddess as featured in Judy Chicago's, The Dinner Party.

The Dinner Party, an important icon of 1970s feminist art and a milestone in twentieth-century art, is presented as the centerpiece around which the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art is organized. The Dinner Party comprises a massive ceremonial banquet, arranged on a triangular table with a total of thirty-nine place settings, each commemorating an important woman from history. The settings consist of embroidered runners, gold chalices and utensils, and china-painted porcelain plates with raised central motifs that are based on vulvar and butterfly forms and rendered in styles appropriate to the individual women being honored. The names of another 999 women are inscribed in gold on the white tile floor below the triangular table.  Read more here.

 Paperboard coaster set in gift box.

 

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