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.
JUNE 2015 | Critics Page
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.
APR 2012 | Books
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.
FEB 2012 | ArtSeen
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.
NOV 2012 | Books
The writer of choice for Richard Hamilton, Bridget Riley, Gilbert & George, and Damien Hirst, Michael Bracewells art is the written word. The Space Between, published by Ridinghouse in London, is a reader that features a collection of Bracewells essays and art criticism from the past three decades.