Archive of Corinna Kirsch

AFC Senior Editor Corinna Kirsch received her MA in Modern Art History, Theory, and Criticism from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she published a thesis on 1960s and 1970s video art. From 2009 - 2010 she worked at the Weisman Art Museum where she curated exhibitions for the drawing and photography galleries. In 2010 she received the C Magazine New Critics Prize. She also contributes to the L Magazine’s blog The Measure.

Corinna has written 416 article(s) for AFC.

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It’s Time to Leave Chelsea: bitforms Joins the Ranks of Galleries Moving Out

by Corinna Kirsch on July 31, 2014
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The race is on for galleries to find affordable space—before it all runs out.

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Q&A: Why Do We Have Easel Paintings?

by Corinna Kirsch on July 30, 2014
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And now you will know the answer.

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The Met Is Very Popular, But Not as Popular as Disneyland

by Corinna Kirsch on July 28, 2014
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What the Met’s figures mean, compared to other tourist locales.

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A Lost Cause? Alfredo Jaar’s “A Logo for America”

by Corinna Kirsch on July 28, 2014
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In 1987: It was played every six minutes. In 2014: It will be played between 11:57 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.

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Baltimore’s Alternative Art Fair: Mostly Alt

by Corinna Kirsch on July 23, 2014
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Baltimore’s only contemporary art fair takes place in a parking garage. For a moment, I thought I’d been transported back to art school in Chicago, when art actually seemed exciting.

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Buy a Jeff Koons “Balloon Dog” Knockoff for $500

by Corinna Kirsch on July 23, 2014
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Found on Alibaba, China’s biggest e-commerce site: a balloon dog knockoff, fabricated however you like.

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Artists: Take This Survey, Let the World Know If You Hate Art Fairs

by Corinna Kirsch on July 21, 2014
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The venerable Ed Winkleman is a man of many hats: art dealer, author, and Moving Image fair organizer. And now, he needs your help.

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Finding Humanity in the Humidity: An Art Trip to Texas

by Corinna Kirsch on July 18, 2014
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There’s a type of summertime heat in the Gulf states that will turn even the hardiest of souls into a single ball of sweat. Not even air conditioning cannot save you. Summer’s really not the best season for art, and the galleries tend to know that; they slow down just like the rest of their sticky city-dwellers. And yet, a scant few do get out, and try to see art though most of the galleries have gone on vacation.

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