Women 's Rights For Women

1094 WordsNov 27, 20165 Pages
Anonymity is the state of being anonymous and it is also how women were recognized or not seen before feminism. Although, some anonymity may be relaxing the thought of totally anonymity is undesirable by any human being. The first brush of feminism started in 1848, in Seneca Falls, New York after a two day conference on woman’s rights. 68 women and 32 men sign a Declaration of Sentiment. The declaration declared “equal treatment of women and men under the law and voting rights for women.” One hundred and twenty-six years later Judy Chicago created The Dinner Party, a mixed media installation to celebrate women and women artists from their tyranny of anonymity. Judy Chicago (once known as Judith Sylvia Cohen) was born during a time in which woman were a big part of society but not treated equality. “I was raised in a family that believed in equal rights for women, which was very unusual for that time. The bad news was they never bothered to tell me that not everyone else believed in that, too.” During the 1930’s most of society believed that a woman 's place was in the home. During this era women were put into the gender role of cooking, cleaning and taking care of their children but Chicago believe, and was raised to believe, more was possible. She is an artist, educator, and writer who is considered to be one of the pioneers of feminist movement. Chicago received her bachelor’s in art in 1962 from the University of California, Los Angeles. She then went on to teach

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