Tag Archives: Chicago Expo

Underlying Questions Abound at Chicago Art Expo 2019

Each fall we look forward to Art Expo, and every time it has a new personality. This is what you would expect, as one of the prominent purposes of art is to reflect the current cultural milieu. This makes attendance at the Expo all the more interesting and enjoyable. Last year ‘social conscience’ and ‘interactive content’ were prevalent. Artwork reflected …

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EXPO Chicago 2019 Sets the Bar for Autumn Fair Season

EXPO Chicago Director Tony Karman has finally made the leap from organizing a Chicago art fair to facilitating a Chicago Art Week. This year, his main event coincided with the first ever NADA (New Art Dealers Alliance) fair in Chicago, along with dozens of museum and gallery openings around the city and the opening of the 3 rd Chicago Architectural …

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After the Bubble Bursts

Chicago EXPOses itself Google the phrase “too many art fairs,” and you’ll see a consensus is building about an impending “art fair bubble.” Dozens of recent articles contemplate the glut, not just in art magazines, but in publications like Forbes, Bloomberg, The Economist, and The New York Times. When Artnet News published “the Definitive Calendar of International Art Fairs for …

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Some Thoughts on Expo Chicago

This autumn traditionally starts a new season in the art world, commencing with EXPO Chicago during a period of tumultuous politics and social activism. This turmoil is leading to more revelations of spiraling greed. The art world has long been inside this grip of greed and we are exhausted at the revelations that the world is still in no shortage of greed. In fact, we have come to …

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