Art historian Natalie Musteata specializes in modern and contemporary art, with an emphasis on performance, film, and exhibition history.
Natalie Musteata, PhD
Natalie Musteata is a writer, curator, and film producer. She holds a Doctorate in art history and a film certificate from The Graduate Center, CUNY. She is the curator of several exhibitions, including if I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution (2014), Haverford College, and UNREST: Revolt against Reason (2012), apexart. In collaboration with contemporary artist Alexandre Singh, she recently produced the imaginative short film The Appointment and co-curated the exhibition A Gothic Tale (2019–2020) at the Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco. At The New School, she has taught courses on art and film history, including "Art into Action: Socially-Engaged Practices in the 20th Century" and "Performance and Participation in the 20th Century."
She writes regularly for numerous publications, including Artforum and Mousse, and has organized conferences and presented papers internationally at such institutions as Centre Georges Pompidou and the New Museum. Recent publications include “Judy Chicago, Miriam Schapiro, and the CalArts Feminist Program, ‘Womanhouse,’ 1972,” in The Artist as Curator (2017), “The Origins of the Transhistorical Museum: The Artist as Curator” in The Transhistorical Museum (2018), and “Odd Walls, Even Pages: Andy Warhol as Curator and Publisher” in Andy Warhol Exhibits a glittering alternative (2020).