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.
The artists in this exhibition reach across generations. Judy Chicago, Cheryl Donegan, Martine Gutierrez, Cindy Hinant, Narcissister, Tschabalala Self, and Betty Tompkins each engage with feminism from different perspectives, acting as mirrors of those who came before as well as for the practitioners who will come after.
June 2, 2016
Join us for cocktails and conversation with artist Betty Tompkins and curator Kathy Battista
Wednesday, June 22
6 – 8pm
Art+Culture Projects Pop Up (51 7th Ave, NY, NY)