Photo Credit:

Kathy Battista

About the Curator

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. She holds a PhD from the University of London and an MA from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. She is currently the Sotheby’s Institute of Art Program Director, MA Contemporary Art and Faculty, Summer Study, New York.


  • I’ll Be Your Mirror

    ‘I’ll Be Your Mirror’ is borrowed from the title of Nan Goldin’s 1996 Whitney exhibition, which was inspired by the Velvet Underground song.