- De Blasio pushes back on the Domino Sugar Factory redevelopment, calling for more affordable housing sites. [The New York Times]
- Scratching the surface on what makes Berlin’s art gallery scene tick. [Artnet]
- Portlandia makes fun of art again. This time the show targets McDonald’s, Urban Outfitters, and activist art. It’s only a little bit funny, but at least there’s an exploding head. [Hyperallergic]
- “St. Petersburg was selected as the host for Manifesta 10 due to its expressed desire to research the notion and function of contemporary art and culture in a contested area.” That phrase—“contested area”—in the latest Manifesta press release must, we assume, refer to the petitions against holding the event in Russia. [e-flux]
- Activist shareholder Daniel Loeb wants to pack the Sotheby’s board with a team of his own choosing. [Dealbook]
- A “privileged” fashion line. Sure. All the better to stomp on the backs of the less privileged with stillettos. [Nasty Gal, via @kstoeffel]
- Andrea K. Scott previews Maria Lassnig’s retrospective at MoMA PS1, opening March 9. She responds to curator Peter Eleey’s comment that the 94-year-old painter is “the perfect artist for the age of the selfie.” [The New Yorker]
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 333 article(s) for AFC.
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