Judy Chicago talks about her new book Frida Kahlo: Face to Face

November 4, 2010

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Frida Kahlo is the subject of Judy Chicago's newest book. (Flickr/Travis S)

Judy Chicago is an artist, author, educator and feminist. She’s always encouraged her fellow artists to break artistic boundaries, even if doing so defies social norms.

 

As a feminist artist, Chicago also studies and writes about the work of other women.

Her most recent book explores Mexico’s most iconic female artist, Frida Kahlo. In Frida Kahlo: Face to Face Chicago breaks through some of the ways Kahlo’s art has been framed and--to her mind--limited, historically.

Judy Chicago talks about the Mexican icon’s art November 4 at 6 p.m.

The event takes place in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium of the Harold Washington Library on State Street.

Music Button: Bajofondo, "Mateo Y Cabrera", from the CD Bajofondo Tango Club, (Universal International)