National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C., USA
9 March - 28 May 2018
Featuring work by thirty-six global artists, Women House challenges conventional ideas about gender and the domestic space. The exhibition is inspired by the landmark project Womanhouse, developed in 1972 by Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro. With works that disrupted traditional ideas about the home as a feminine realm, Womanhouse was the first female-centered art installation to appear in the Western world. In the new exhibition, Women House, women artists from the 1960s to today examine the persistence of stereotypes about the house as a feminine space.
Organized by La Monnaie de Paris, Women House is a traveling exhibition and was first on view at La Monnaie de Paris in 2017.