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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.

     
         

Artsy's Take on the Contemporary Art Fair

September 16, 2019 | Elisa Shoenberger of Artsy examines why some art fairs succeed and others flop. President and Director Tony Karman
attributes EXPO CHICAGO's success to building "on what was in place in Chicago – the world-renowned museums and institutions and the
stellar lists of contemporary artists who live and work here." Read the full article.

     
         

Exhibitionary Outlines This Year's Most Anticipated EXPO ART WEEK Events

September 16, 2019 | If you're wondering what to put on your calendar during the most jam-packed week of Chicago's fall art season, Clair
Voon of Exhibitionary breaks down the must-see exhibitions and unmissable events taking place across the city during EXPO ART WEEK. 
Read the full article.

     
         

Art in Chicago this Fall: 10 Highlights Recommended by The Chicago Sun Times

September 12, 2019 | Kyle MacMillan of The Chicago Sun Times rounds up 10 unmissable exhibitions on view across Chicago this fall,
including EXPO CHICAGO, and other such stories... at the Chicago Architecture Biennial, Pop America, 1965-1975 at the Block Museum of
Art, and more. Read the full article.