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Kathy Battista

KATHY BATTISTA is Director of the MA program in Contemporary Art at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York, and Senior Research Fellow of the Centre for Global Futures in Art, Design and Media at the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. She is the author of New York New Wave: The Legacy of Feminist Art in Emerging Practices and Re-negotiating the Body: Feminist Artists in 1970s London, which won the Choice Book Award in 2013.

Aggregate (Clare Gasson, Nick Hornby, Connor Linskey)

In the midst of a sea of blue-chip spaces in Chelsea, an oasis exists in a tiny storefront called Churner and Churner on Tenth Avenue.

Protest and Survive

On April 29th, 2015, eight men were executed by firing squad in Nusa Kambangan, known as the Alcatraz of Indonesia, where prisoners on death row are taken to await their deaths.

In Conversation

ALAN MOORE with Kathy Battista

Art Gangs: Protest & Counterculture in New York City (Autonomedia, 2011) recounts an alternative history of a formative period of contemporary art in New York, as told through “artists’ groups”, their activities, and corresponding spaces.

In Conversation

MICHAEL BRACEWELL with Kathy Battista

The writer of choice for Richard Hamilton, Bridget Riley, Gilbert & George, and Damien Hirst, Michael Bracewell’s art is the written word.  The Space Between, published by Ridinghouse in London, is a reader that features a collection of Bracewell’s essays and art criticism from the past three decades.


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DEC 21-JAN 22

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