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.
Frente 3 de Fevereiro, Nou Pap Obeyi (No Vamos Obedecer / We Will Not Obey) action, 2015. Image courtesy of the artist and Sullivan Galleries at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Jimmy's Thrift of New Davonhaime - Azikiwe Mohammed. Courtesy MANA Contemporary Chicago.
James Webb. South African, born 1975. Installation view of Prayer (Johannesburg),2012. Multi-channel sound installation. Photograph: Anthea Pokroy. © James Webb, courtesy blank projects and Galerie Imane Farès.
Barbara Jones Hogu, Land Where My Father Died, 1968, Color screenprint on gold colored Japanese style laid paper. Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, Purchase, The Paul and Miriam Kirkley Fund for Acquisitions and The James M. Wells Curatorial Discretion Acquisition Fund, 2016.13.1.
Image courtesy DOCUMENT.
Medina Dugger, Yellow Tip Twist, 2017. Image courtesy Cathy Edelman Gallery.
On the following pages, explore the full range of EXPO ART WEEK programming, including our 2018 Alignments, Museum + Institutional Exhibitions, Schedule of Events + Openings, and Gallery Exhibitions + Cultural Programs.
Art Design Chicago features 30+ exhibitions and dozens of tours, talks, and special events throughout 2018. On the following pages, exhibitions during EXPO ART WEEK that are a part of Art Design Chicago are indicated by