Corey McCorkle creates architecturally inspired installations using a wide variety of mediums. The New York-based artist constructs interventions within existing environments in an effort to incite greater complications of both architecture and urbanism.
McCorkle received his BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and his MFA from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has had solo exhibitions at FRAC Île de France, Le Plateau, Paris (2010); Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium (2009); Maccarone, New York, New York (2007); and Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland (2005). His work has been featured in many group exhibitions, including The World is Yours, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæck, Denmark (2009); Le Corbusier: The Art of Architecture, Barbican, London, England (2009); Political/Minimal, Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Germany (2008); Modern Ruin, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane (2008); Whitney Biennial 2008, Whitney Museum, New York; Traces du Sacré, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (2008); The Plain of Heaven, Creative Time, New York (2005); and Greater New York, PS1, New York (2004).