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Tender Buttons: Tearful Flight/Trying/Solo Flight/Missing

Close up of Tender Buttons: Tearful Flight/Trying/Solo Flight/Missing

Four painted plates are displayed vertically against a mauve background within a brown frame. Each plate is painted with colorful swirls of pink, blue, brown, sand, and green. The painted shapes suggest abstract landscapes or organic forms.

Judy Chicago, Tender Buttons: Tearful Flight/Trying/Solo Flight/Missing, 1975; China-paint on porcelain, 4 3/4 x 15 in.; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Gift of Dr. Marvin L. Radoff; © 1975 Judy Chicago

Tender Buttons: Tearful Flight/Trying/Solo Flight/Missing
Judy Chicago

Artwork Details

  • Artist

    Judy Chicago
  • Title

    Tender Buttons: Tearful Flight/Trying/Solo Flight/Missing
  • Date

    1975
  • Medium

    China-paint on porcelain
  • Dimensions

    4 3/4 x 15 in.
  • Donor Credit

    Gift of Dr. Marvin L. Radoff
  • Photo Credit

    © 1975 Judy Chicago
  • On Display

    Yes