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 411 article(s) for AFC.

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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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Cy Twombly Did NOT Die Today

by Corinna Kirsch on July 15, 2014
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People on Twitter think Cy Twombly died today.

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Comics and Art: The Painting That Ate Paris

by Corinna Kirsch on July 8, 2014
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In comic books, Modern art rarely makes an appearance. If it does, it’s usually seen as the backdrop to a crime—a museum heist, for instance. That’s what makes Grant Morrison’s “The Painting That Ate Paris,” a storyline running in DC Comics’ Doom Patrol, so rare; that comic took art and turned it into one of the most villainous creations ever known.

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The Guggenheim’s All-Male Monopoly on the Rotunda Continues

by Corinna Kirsch on July 8, 2014
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Yesterday, the Guggenheim announced its 2015 exhibition schedule, and yet again, no women have solo shows in the rotunda.

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