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September 19, 2019 - September 22, 2019
EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, is an annual contemporary and modern art fair that takes place at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, with city-wide satellite events and exhibitions that take place during EXPO ART WEEK (September 16 – 22). The exposition hosts more than 135 leading international fine art exhibitors representing 24 countries and 68 cities presented alongside one of the highest quality platforms for global contemporary art and culture. EXPO CHICAGO 2019 will kick off Thursday, Sept. 19 with Vernissage, the opening-night benefit and preview of EXPO CHICAGO hosted by the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Chicago’s Women’s Board. The exposition will continue through Sunday, Sept. 22. For more information, visit expochicago.com
EXPO CHICAGO presents a diverse program, including /Dialogues (presented in partnership with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago) and Exchange by Northern Trust: An Interactive Conversation Around the Art of Collecting, unrivaled talks programs for both public and VIP audiences; IN/SITU, dynamic on-site installations highlighting large-scale sculpture, film, and site-specific work; and major public art initiatives, including IN/SITU Outside, public art installed throughout Chicago Park District locations, and OVERRIDE, a curated selection of international artists throughout the city’s digital billboard network. The EXPO CHICAGO program also features an unprecedented commitment to host curatorial initiatives during the exposition, including the Curatorial Forum in partnership with Independent Curators International (ICI), and the Curatorial Exchange, which partners with foreign agencies and consulates to expand the exposition’s global reach. EXPO CHICAGO is the publisher of THE SEEN, Chicago’s only international journal of contemporary and modern art criticism, online and in print.
Photo courtesy of EXPO CHICAGO/by Cory Dewald.