- The not-so-secret secrets of the Art Basel art fair: “Once the fair starts, jurors arrive each morning at 8 to make sure that galleries that have sold items the day before do not replace the empty spaces on their walls with inferior art. If they have, dealers could be shown the door.” But, I wonder, have dealers ever been kicked out of Art Basel? Anyone know? [The New York Times]
- In advance of the Doctor Strange movie, set for a 2016 theatrical release, Marvel Comics has reinvented the character within its pages. One new detail? The Sorcerer Supreme is going to have a really big axe. [IGN via Entertainment Weekly]
- Kant is experiencing a revival (maybe). Apologists for the philosopher have appeared in the summer issue of Artforum, as well as in Why Grow Up?, a new book by philosopher Susan Neiman. [Artforum, The New York Times]
- After weeks of protest, MoMA union members approve a new contract. [Hyperallergic]
- Artist Jordan Eagles has created a sculpture out of the blood of nine gay men in order to protest the FDA’s lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men from donating blood. [YouTube]
- A missing penguin has been found. But a tiger and hyena are still on the loose! [Associated Press]
- Those “pancakes and booze” art events are still taking place, I guess. [Craigslist]
- Something I read this morning because it came up in my feed: “Emulate Pixar: The Way Forward for Christian Movies.” [Patheos]
- Curator Lauren Cornell has been promoted to a senior management post at the New Museum. Congrats! [New Museum]
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.
Corinna has written 612 article(s) for AFC.
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