PhD, MA, University of London
Catherine McCormack is an art history lecturer and writer on historical and contemporary art. She completed her PhD at UCL where she was a Teaching Fellow in the art history department and she lectures for Sotheby's Institute of Art from the 15th to 19th centuries. Alongside her historical specialisms she also has an interest in feminist art theory and is the Course Leader for the Women and Art Summer school. Catherine has presented her historical research at numerous conferences internationally and has published her writing in both academic journals and in museum and gallery catalogues on contemporary art.
Catherine is the author of the Art of Looking Up, a selection of essays on decorated ceilings ranging from the sixth century to the twenty-first (White Lion, 2019), and Women in the Picture, a feminist polemic about objectification and women's bodies in visual culture (Icon Books, 2020).