The Ukrainian-born gymnast holds the record for most Olympic gold medals by a gymnast, both male and female.
Corazon Aquino was the 11th President of Philippines serving as the first female president in both the country and continent of Asia.
She’s the highest paid female athlete in the world and holds the most Grand Slam titles out of any active player, male or female, in tennis.
‘The Queen of Soul,’ was the first female performer to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Her voice was declared a ‘natural resource’ by the state of Michigan in 1985 and she earned a Presidential Medal of Freedom for her talent. Sharice Davids [also attending this 2019 Dinner Party reboot], became the first two Native American women elected to Congress.
The plates reference female anatomy and are intended to be looked at as portraits of the 39 women in “attendance.”Chicago drew inspiration for the work from personal experience.
She realized something one night at a dinner party back in 1974. While the women, who had doctorates on par with (or exceeding) their male colleagues, took the backseat.Moreover, ‘the People’s Princess’ walked across active minefields to raise awareness and call for an international band on the use of landmines.As a Black feminist, hooks has continually challenged and pushed back on ‘popular feminism.’ She has articulated the concept of intersectionality, whereby feminism should be critiqued not solely on gender but on race, class, and sex, etc.Marianne Brandt was a force to be reckoned with during the days of the Bauhaus. The New Mexican politician is dedicated to bettering the country with renewable energy resources and medical care for all., television series.Brandt fought her way into the ‘sexed’ metal workshop and became one of the Bauhaus’s most successful metal sculptors/designers. Cox is an openly transgender woman of color and her performance on the show made her the first openly trans woman of color to have a leading role on a scripted television series.Graham resolved to preserve the tenets of journalism and guided the American daily through the storm of the Watergate Scandal, which ended Richard Nixon’s presidency.On top of toppling a crooked Prez, Graham was the second female publisher of a major American newspaper. In addition to Rice’s contributions to the diplomatic community, she has performed alongside Yo-Yo Ma, serves on the Board of Directors of Drop Box, and continues to teach at Stanford University.Herrera has graced the cover of Vogue seven times and was awarded a lifetime achievement award by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. As a member of the Royal Family, Lady Di was an unapologetic vanguard.She shook the hands of HIV/AIDS patients at a time when fear and ignorance stigmatized people with the illness.(1974-1979) is a mixed media installation comprised of 39 place settings, needlepoint runners, chalices, cutlery, and fine china.Each of the elaborate place settings represents individual women throughout the history of Western Civilization.