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Flash Art Writer Max Feldman Ponders the Question: What is Contemporary Art Expected to Be Like?

December 5, 2019 | In this thought-provoking piece for Flash Art, writer Max Feldman ponders the age-old question,
"What is contemporary art expected to be like?", positioning EXPO CHICAGO as a place that reminds viewers that 
there never was a "proper" place for contemporary art. Read the full article.

       
           

Artforum Names 2020 Program Curators

November 25, 2019 | Artforum releases information on EXPO CHICAGO's 2020 Program Curators: Marcella Beccaria
(Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea) and Humberto Moro (Museo Tamayo). Both appointments follow the
curators' inclusion in the exposition's "Curatorial Initatives" program. Read the full article.

       
           

Art Daily Announces EXPO CHICAGO's 2020 Program Curators

November 25, 2019 | Read all about EXPO CHICAGO's Program Curators for the ninth edition over at Art Daily
Marcella Beccaria (Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea) will be curating the exposition's IN/SITU program, 
while Humberto Moro (Museo Tamayo) has been selected to curate the EXPOSURE section. Read the full article.

       
           

Hyperallergic on Northern Trust Purchase Prize Awardee Kameelah Janan Rasheed (NOME, Berlin) at EXPO CHICAGO

November 16, 2019 | Max L. Feldman of Hyperallergic takes a look at the the work of two artists with work on display at
EXPO CHICAGO that "resist the gaze of collectors": Kameelah Janan Rasheed (NOME, Berlin) and Exhibit A.A.A. Art
and Architecture Atlas of Brazil
, curated by Sol Camacho (Bergamin & Gomide (São Paulo, Brazil). Read the full article.

       
           

FAD Magazine on the Top 5 Gems at EXPO CHICAGO

October 8, 2019 | Caira Moreira-Brown of FAD Magazine rounds up her five favorite galleries exhibiting at the
eighth edition of EXPO CHICAGO, expressing excitement over booths that integrate newer artists with remarkable
narratives. Read the full article.

       
           

Berlin Art Link on the Legacy and Civic Engagement of EXPO CHICAGO

October 3, 2019 | Paul Laster of Berlin Art Link highlights the many reasons why Chicago is the ideal setting for a contemporary
art fair and shares how EXPO CHICAGO continues the legacy of Art Chicago, the first art fair in North and South America. Read
the full article.

       
           

2019 EXPO CHICAGO in Review

September 24, 2019 | The eighth edition of EXPO CHICAGO welcomed 38,000 visitors this September, solidifying Chicago as a
major international art destination and significantly contributing to the exposition's powerful forward momentum. This recap surveys the
edition's unprecedented institutional representation, notable attendances, programming highlights, and more. Read the full press release.

       
           

Artsy Recaps What Sold at EXPO CHICAGO

September 23, 2019 | Claire Voon takes a look at sales from the eighth edition for Artsy's annual What Sold at EXPO CHICAGO recap.  
Thursday's sales were strong, with Voon reporting that most dealers stayed occupied and on their feet, with several booths selling out by
the end of preview day. Read the full article.

       
           

Harper's Bazaar Cites African Art and Ship of Tolerance as Highlights of EXPO CHICAGO

September 22, 2019 | Rebecca Anne Proctor of Harper's Bazaar takes a look at two highlights of this year's edition of EXPO CHICAGO: 
Strong representation of African and Pan-African artists, and the installment of Ilya and Emilia Kabakov's Ship of Tolerance in Navy
Pier's Polk Bros. Park. Read the full article.

       
           

Newcity Rounds Up Their Top 10 Boundary-Pushing Works to View at EXPO CHICAGO

September 22, 2019 | With over 135 galleries exhibiting at EXPO CHICAGO this year, the amount of art on offer can be a bit overwhelming.
Here, Pia Singh of Newcity rounds up their Top 10 Boundary-Pushing Works to view at the  eighth edition, including pieces from the galleries
of Rene Schmitt, Mendes Wood, Bortolami, and more. Read the full article.

       
           

ARTnews Recaps This Week's Stony Island Arts Bank Opening

September 20, 2019 | View the full gallery of images from this week's opening of In The Absence of Light: Gesture, Humor and Resistance
in The Black Aesthetic at Stony Island Arts Bank. The exhibition is co-curated by Theaster Gates and features work from the African and
Pan-African collection of Beth Rudin Dewoody. Read the full article.

       
           

This Year's Power Dealers Highlighted by Artnet

September 20, 2019 | Nate Freeman of Artnet unpacks the stacked gallery roster of EXPO CHICAGO's eighth edition, including  returning
megaliths like David Zwirner and Matthew Marks, alongisde newcoming major galleries such as Thaddaeus Ropac, Hauser & Wirth,
Lisson Gallery, and Marian Goodman. Read the full article.

       
           

ARTnews on EXPO CHICAGO and The Chicago Invitational Courting Collectors in the Windy City

September 20, 2019 | The success of this year's EXPO CHICAGO was amplified by the arrival of a new art fair – NADA's Inagural Chicago
Invitation. In this article, Kerry Cordoza of ARTnews recaps the highlights of both expositions, sharing quotes from EXPO CHICAGO
exhibiting galleries Monique Meloche, Timothy Taylor, Peres Projects, and more. Read the full article.

       
           

EXPO CHICAGO Announces 2020 Alignments

September 19, 2019 | 2020 alignments include a collaboration with Navy Pier to present The Let Go by interdisciplinary artist Nick Cave in
April, the second annual Art World Conference to take place in Chicago next September, and an off-site exhibition at The Nordic Pavillion,
co-organized by EXPO CHICAGO and the Malmö Art Museum. Read the full press release.