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People Who Shape Our World: Ingrid Schaffner

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Get the inside scoop on contemporary artist Karen Kilimnik’s work and process with Ingrid Schaffner, Senior Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania.


Curator and writer Ingrid Schaffner has been working in contemporary art since the mid-1980s and has developed an exceptional body of work around three themes: surrealism, collecting, and photography. She has numerous publications on 20th-century art, art reviews in Artforum, and catalogue essays.


The Kristina Barr Lectures were established through a generous gift by The Barr Fund to the Chicago Contemporary Campaign.