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The Creation of the World

EU 82 Creation of the World

Creation of the World from the Birth Project Judy Chicago 1985.

 

Painting on mesh canvas by Judy Chciago with Lynda Healy. Needlepoint  5 c over Chicago's painting by Susan Hill, Julian NC Needlepoint 20 1/2 " x 38 1/2". Overall installation 8' x 311/2" includes 6 laminate panels.

Judy Chicago began work on "The Birth Project" in 1980 collaborating with more than 150 needle workers during the process.  By the time it was finished, it had taken five years. "I have approached the subject of birth with awe, terror, and fascination and have tried to present different aspects of this universal experience the mythical, the celebratory, and the painful." taken from the book "Judy Chicago The Birth Project".