Museum Dedicated to Judy Chicago Gets Pushback in Her Hometown

December 20th, 2018

The New York Times spotlights a push for a museum dedicated to Judy Chicago in her home city of Belen, New Mexico, and the controversy her work has raised in the city. “If Judy Chicago wants to be successful in a museum, well bless her little heart,” says John K. Thompson, a resident and retired stockbroker. “But not in a sleepy little town in the middle of New Mexico. A lot of her art is very sexual, more fitting for some liberal city far from here.”

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