[Surrrrre, you can sit with us!!!!!!] Welcome to, “The Dinner Party” nail-art style! Women’s feminist, Judy Chicago is known for being an artist/author who publish ten books in her years of contributions to society. She is also the first to explore feminist art and art education in the early 1970’s. Located in the prominent, Brooklyn Museum: The Dinner Party is one of Judy’s main works which is admired, where each plate on the dinner table, pays tributes to a significant women figure in history. To highlights some of America best art works, The Dinner Party convey women from the Western civilization who contributed to a unique skill (and more); Ceramics, needlework, embroidery, and china painting.
Being a huge activist of feminism and pushing women who represent parts of the nail art industry, respected nail artist(s); Kim Bui (Sincerely Kimbui) , Avia Paul (The Nailista Project), Caroline O. (Bk Ruby Nails), Amanda Vargas (Pow!), Raquel (Raqstar Nails), Chrissy August(Chrissy Nail Art), and Marie-Helene Roy (Pretty Project) all joined in to continue the artistic journey for the women who has been neglected to history. The particiapting nail artist all expressed what each plate personified, at this particular iconic event. With over 20 dinner plates at this party, I captured the ones that stood out to me the most! Take a glimpse at how each artist express their creative souls on this new segment on the, Cunnt Claws movement: NAIL that ART! (Each plate symbolizes a woman from history and details of her contribution to society):
[Above] Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) : Victorian-era American poet whose early feminist voice & unconventional style went unrecognized until her death where her poems were discovered and publish after her death (Source: Brooklyn Museum).