Reiko, KOKATSU is an art historian and an art critic, former chief curator at Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts. Her specialties are modern and contemporary art history and gender studies. She lectures in the Jissen Women’s University, the Kyoto University of Art & Design, the Meiji Gakuin University and the Gakushuin Women’s College. She was in charged of a number of exhibitions that discovered and re-evaluated modern and contemporary women artists in Japan and other parts of Asia. Her major works include: “Mitsuko Tabe: Beyond Kyushuha” (translated and edited by Midori Yoshimoto), n.paradoxa, international feminist art journal, vol.27, january,2011 Women’s Work, pp. 38-46. “Yun Suknam: Pink Room, Expand the Place for Women to The World”, Yun Suknam/Heart (Exh.Cat.), Seoul Museum of Art, 2015.4.21-6.28,pp.80-91. From 2020 she manages the website: Asian Women Artists: Gender/History/Border.
- 小勝禮子 KOKATSU Reiko