Photo credit: Tag Christof

Ep.195 Connie Butler is the Director of MoMA PS1 in New York. Prior to her arrival in September 2023, she was Chief Curator at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, since 2013, where she organized numerous exhibitions including the biennial of Los Angeles artists Made in LA (2014); Mark Bradford: Scorched Earth (2015); Marisa Merz: The Sky Is a Great Space (2017); Lari Pittman: Declaration of Independence (2019); and Witch Hunt (2021). She also co-organized with MoMA, Adrian Piper: A Synthesis of Intuitions which opened at theHammer in October 2018. From 2006-2013 she was the Robert Lehman Foundation Chief Curator of Drawings at The Museum of Modern Art, New York where she co-curated the first major Lygia Clarkretrospective in the United States (2014) and On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century (2010) in addition to Greater New York (2010) and Mike Kelley (2013) at MoMA PS1. Butler also organized thegroundbreaking survey WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution (2007) at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles where she was curator from 1996-2006. In 2020 Butler received the Bard CollegeAudrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence.




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Pacita Abad
European Mask 1990
Acrylic, silkscreen, thread on canvas
Courtesy Pacita Abad Art Estate and Tate

Melissa Cody
Deep Brain Stimulation. 2011
Wool warp, weft, selvedge cords, and aniline dyes
40 x 30 3/4 in. (101.6 x 78.1 cm)
Courtesy the artist

Portrait of Yto Barrada
Photo credit: Marissa Alper

Reynaldo Rivera
Pamela Mendez and Pablo Aguirre Lopez, Echo Park 1994
Courtesy the artist and Reena Spaulings Fine Art