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Lanka Tattersall Named Assistant Curator at LA MoCA

Lanka Tattersall has been appointed assistant curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. She has spent the past four years as curatorial assistant at the Museum of Modern Art in the department of painting and sculpture. Notable credits include her assistance to Kathy Halbreich on “Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963-2010.” Tattersall is doctoral candidate in the department of history of art and architecture at Harvard University, completing a dissertation on Sigmar Polke’s practice in the 1960s. Said chief curator Helen Molesworth: “Lanka Tattersall possesses a wonderful mixture of youthfulness and erudition: she is as connected to her generation of artists as she is to our contemporary old masters.”