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 427 article(s) for AFC.

Posts by author:

Corinna Kirsch

Q&A: Why Do We Have Easel Paintings?

by Corinna Kirsch on July 30, 2014
Thumbnail image for Q&A: Why Do We Have Easel Paintings?

And now you will know the answer.

Read the full article →

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

by Corinna Kirsch on July 28, 2014
Thumbnail image for The Met Is Very Popular, But Not as Popular as Disneyland

What the Met’s figures mean, compared to other tourist locales.

Read the full article →

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

by Corinna Kirsch on July 28, 2014
Thumbnail image for A Lost Cause? Alfredo Jaar’s “A Logo for America”

In 1987: It was played every six minutes. In 2014: It will be played between 11:57 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.

Read the full article →

Baltimore’s Alternative Art Fair: Mostly Alt

by Corinna Kirsch on July 23, 2014
Thumbnail image for Baltimore’s Alternative Art Fair: Mostly Alt

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.

Read the full article →

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

by Corinna Kirsch on July 23, 2014
Thumbnail image for Buy a Jeff Koons “Balloon Dog” Knockoff for $500

Found on Alibaba, China’s biggest e-commerce site: a balloon dog knockoff, fabricated however you like.

Read the full article →

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

by Corinna Kirsch on July 21, 2014
Thumbnail image for Artists: Take This Survey, Let the World Know If You Hate Art Fairs

The venerable Ed Winkleman is a man of many hats: art dealer, author, and Moving Image fair organizer. And now, he needs your help.

Read the full article →