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Kathy Battista

Program Director, MA Contemporary Art and Faculty, Summer Study, New York

PhD, University of London; MA, Courtauld Institute of Art; BA, Fordham University

Battista is scholar, lecturer, and a curator of exhibitions in museums and galleries, most recently, Democracy: What’s Right What’s Left, Phoenix Gallery, New York, and E.A.T.: Experiments in Art and Technology at the Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria. She has authored numerous articles and books, including: New York New Wave: The Legacy of Feminist Art in Emerging Practice and Renegotiating the Body: Feminist Art in 1970s London. Battista is also Editor in Chief of the Benezit Dictionary of Artists at Oxford University Press.

Kathy Battista
  • Selected Publications

    Selected Publications

    New York New Wave: The Legacy of Feminist Art in Emerging Practice (IB Tauris, 2016)

    Re-negotiating the Body: Feminist Artists in 1970s London, IB Tauris, winner of the Choice Book Award for 2013.

    Editor and author of Haluk Akakçe: Reincarnation (Gallerist, 2009).

    Co-author of Art New York (Ellipsis, 2000) and Recent Architecture in The Netherlands (Ellipsis, 1998)

    Essays in the following edited collections: Drawings in the 21st Century: Papers on Contemporary Practice (Ashgate, 2015); Ladies and Gents: Public Toilets and Gender (Temple University Press, 2009); Arcade: Artists and Placemaking (Black Dog, 2006); Surface Tension: Supplement 1 (errant bodies, 2006) and Surface Tension: Problematics of Site (errant bodies, 2003); as well as many exhibition catalogues.
  • Selected Exhibitions

    Selected Exhibitions

    Democracy: What’s Right What’s Left, Phoenix Gallery, New York.

    E.A.T.: Experiments in Art and Technology, The Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria.
  • Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    Taught at: Cornell University; Birkbeck College; The London Consortium (University of London); Kings College; the Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University; and Tate Modern.
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MA in Contemporary Art - New York