A tongue-in-cheek title for this photograph of Judy Chicago posed in front of one of her paintings.
While in Albuquerque earlier this month, I heard a fascinating lecture about the artist in Oasis Lifelong Learning Center. Chicago has lived in nearby Belen for some years, embracing and being embraced by the local community. Ignorant about her career before the talk, I was a sponge soaking up the flow of information. Her most famous and controversial work, The Dinner Party, is now installed in a wing built especially for it in the Brooklyn Museum.
When Chicago decided to try watercolor a few years back, she enrolled in a course from a master of that medium in New Mexico. At 75, she is my poster woman for lifelong learning.
Inspiring me to find teachers—for more fluent Spanish and more cogent writing.
Seems you can teach an old dog new tricks.
Gracias a Diosa.