Corey McCorkle | the artist




The artist Corey McCorkle
Born 1969, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA.
Lives and works in New York.

Style and technique of the artist: Site specific art, Installation art,


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Keeping with his interest in utopian ideas of nature and transcendence, Corey McCorkle traveled to a village in northern Cambodia earlier this fall in search of a mystical white calf named Preah (“God” in Khmer), who has apparently been curing a variety of ailments with his lick…
Corey McCorkle is best described not as an object-maker (although he does produce meticulously crafted things) but as a spatial interventionist. For a 2005 solo exhibition at the Kunsthalle Bern he was given a degree of licence almost impossible to imagine at an American museum (which perhaps explains why he has exhibited so much more widely in Europe): he shattered 19th-century skylights, filled a gallery with helium balloons and cut a perfect circle in the original hardwood floor…
Biography and work
When a Dog Barks The Response in the Ear of the Sky is a Star
Untitled (Eleven Eleven Graft)


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