Dr Caroline Wallace is a Lecturer in Visual Art at La Trobe University. Her research focuses on the complex relationship between artists and institutions, looking at ways that cultures of display contribute to ideas of gender, class and race. With a background as a studio artist, Caroline completed her PhD in Art History at the University of Melbourne in 2013. She has published on American art and museums, with a particular interest in the politicised art and activism of the 1960s and 70s. She is currently writing a book manuscript on the social space of New York museums from 1966 to 1976.