Opening the fall art season each September, EXPO CHICAGO hosts leading international art galleries presented alongside one of the highest quality platforms for global contemporary art and culture.
Initiating the beginning of the international fall art season each September, EXPO CHICAGO takes place at historic Navy Pier. The Galleries section features leading international exhibitors presented alongside one of the highest quality platforms for global contemporary art and culture. Additional sections include: EXPOSURE featuring solo and two artist presentations represented by galleries eight years and younger, PROFILE presenting solo booths and focused projects that showcase ambitious installations and tightly focused thematic exhibitions, Editions + Books showcasing Taschen and others with limited editions and publications offering a diverse array of print media and object-based practices, and Special Exhibitions featuring select regional, national, and international non-profit institutions, museums, and organizations, including Aperture with artists such as Alex Prager and Stephen Shore.
Egon Adler / Richard Norton Gallery
Ella Littwitz / Harlan Levey Projects
EXPO ART WEEK
Highlighting the vast cultural opportunities that Chicago offers collectors, dealers, art enthusiasts and visitors, EXPO CHICAGO – in conjunction with Choose Chicago, the city’s tourism and marketing organization and Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) – presents EXPO ART WEEK, September 24–30, 2018. With the exposition as its centerpiece, EXPO ART WEEK annually partners with the city’s most prestigious institutions to feature select aligned programming, including museum exhibitions, gallery openings, and more.
Enrique Brinkmann / Rosenfeld Porcini
Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons / Gallery Wendi Norris
The EXPOSURE section, installed on the main floor of the exposition, features solo and two-artist presentations represented by galleries eight years and younger. Focusing on a curated selection of emerging artists, 2018 EXPOSURE exhibitors will be curated by Justine Ludwig, Executive Director, Creative Time.
PROFILE presents solo booths and focused projects by established international galleries. Showcasing ambitious installations and tightly focused thematic exhibitions, this invitational section features major projects by a single artist or collective, providing a curatorial platform for solo presentations.
Nathaniel Mary Qunn / Rhona Hoffman Gallery
Portrait of a Tongue – Towards Non-Visibilty: EXPO VIDEO features a dynamic, curated screening program for film, video and new media works by artists represented by 2018 exhibitors. The 2018 program is curated by KW Institute for Contemporary Art Curator Anna Gritz, the program will be presented within large-format screening rooms on the main floor of the exposition.
Installed within the expansive, vaulted architecture of Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, IN/SITU features large-scale, suspended sculptures and site-specific works. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Curator at large, Latin America Pablo León de la Barra curates a selection of works featuring artists from leading international exhibitors participating in the 2018 exposition.
Thornton Dial / Ground Zero
2018 SYMPOSIUM + Dialogues
Dialogues, presented in partnership with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, offers panel discussions, conversations and provocative artistic discourse with leading artists, curators, designers and arts professionals on the current issues that engage them. The 2018 program includes an onsite panel and performance at the U.S. Pavilion of the 16th Architecture Biennale in Venice, and the third annual Dialogues Symposium, Present Histories: Art & Design in Chicago, tracing select art and design legacies produced in the city, taking place during EXPO CHICAGO in conjunction with the Terra Foundation for American Art’s initiative Art Design Chicago.
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Expo Chicago 2018
September 27 – 30, 2018 / Navy Pier, Chicago
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