Artpop Talk

What's Funny About Eating P*ssy: Art and Ornament

November 17, 2020 Bianca and Gianna Martucci-Fink Episode 28
Artpop Talk
What's Funny About Eating P*ssy: Art and Ornament
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Artpop Talk
What's Funny About Eating P*ssy: Art and Ornament
Nov 17, 2020 Episode 28
Bianca and Gianna Martucci-Fink

We are taking a BITE out of Bianca’s thesis on Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party. We define Ornamental Theory, discuss the debated topic of the use of biological essentialism, and address the agency that decorative objects possess. We end with a talk about John Singer Sargent's The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit.

Show Notes Transcript

We are taking a BITE out of Bianca’s thesis on Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party. We define Ornamental Theory, discuss the debated topic of the use of biological essentialism, and address the agency that decorative objects possess. We end with a talk about John Singer Sargent's The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit.

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A Bite Out of Art History: A FEMINIST REEVALUATION OF JUDY CHICAGO’S THE DINNER PARTY
Style in the Technical and Tectonic Arts, Or, Practical Aesthetics
Problems of Style: Foundation for a History of Ornament 
Ornament and Crime  





Vase, Qing Dynasty, c. 1740 with French gilt-bronze mounts, c. 1745-50, the vase of Jingdezhen porcelain with a pale celadon-green glaze Height with mounts 36.8 cm., J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles.


John Singer Sargent, The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit, 1882, Oil on Canvas, 1882, 221.93 x 222.57 cm Museum of Fine Arts, Boston