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Art Wed Apr 25 2012

EXPO CHICAGO Announces 2012 Exhibitors

The inaugural EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary/Modern Art and Design, announced yesterday the following list of galleries that will exhibit September 20-23 at Navy Pier. This promising list, along with the ambitious idea of creating an all-encompassing sensory event, rather than just a bunch of art randomly stuffed into endless corridors of cubicles, leaves me confident that EXPO CHICAGO will do more than just fill the gap that Art Chicago/NEXT have left.

"We set out to re-establish Chicago as a preeminent art fair destination with solid collector, dealer, institutional, civic and city support," said Karman. "What has resonated with our exhibitors is our steadfast commitment to quality, our limit on the size of the exposition, our return to historic Navy Pier and the opportunity to open the fall arts season with a great international fair in America," he added. "With this extraordinary list of galleries, along with the contemporary and 20th century work that will be presented, I am confident that we will host an international exposition that truly befits the rich legacy of our city and exceed the expectations of the international arts community."

The list of 2012 exhibiting galleries is as follows:

1301PE Los Angeles
Alexander and Bonin New York
Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe New York
Gallery Paule Anglim San Francisco
John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco
Galleri Bo Bjerggaard Copenhagen
Daniel Blau Munich
Russell Bowman Art Advisory Chicago
Galerie Buchholz Cologne
Valerie Carberry Gallery Chicago
Cardi Black Box Milan
Cernuda Arte Coral Gables
Chambers Fine Art New York, Beijing
Cherry and Martin Los Angeles
James Cohan Gallery New York, Shanghai
Corbett vs. Dempsey Chicago
CRG Gallery New York
D'Amelio Gallery New York
Stephen Daiter Gallery Chicago
Maxwell Davidson Gallery New York
Douglas Dawson Gallery Chicago
Catherine Edelman Gallery Chicago
Galería Max Estrella Madrid
Fleisher/Ollman Philadelphia
Galerie Forsblom Helsinki
Forum Gallery New York
Marc Foxx Los Angeles
Fredericks & Freiser New York
Barry Friedman, Ltd. New York
Friedman Benda New York
The Suzanne Geiss Company New York
Gering & López Gallery New York
Galerie Gmurzynska Zurich, St. Moritz
James Goodman Gallery New York
Richard Gray Gallery Chicago, New York
Galerie Karsten Greve AG Cologne, Paris, St. Moritz
Kavi Gupta Chicago, Berlin
Carl Hammer Gallery Chicago
Haunch of Venison New York, London
Hill Gallery Birmingham
Nancy Hoffman Gallery New York
Rhona Hoffman Gallery Chicago
Honor Fraser Los Angeles
Vivian Horan Fine Art New York
Leonard Hutton Galleries New York
Bernard Jacobson Gallery London, New York
Annely Juda Fine Art London
Paul Kasmin Gallery New York
James Kelly Contemporary Santa Fe
Sean Kelly Gallery New York
Robert Koch Gallery San Francisco
Michael Kohn Gallery Los Angeles
Leo Koenig, Inc. New York
Alan Koppel Gallery Chicago
Yvon Lambert Paris
Landau Fine Art Montreal
Christian Larsen Stockholm
Galerie Lelong New York, Paris, Zurich
Locks Gallery Philadelphia
LOOCK Galerie Berlin
Diana Lowenstein Gallery Miami
Luhring Augustine New York
Robert Mann Gallery New York
Lawrence Markey San Antonio
Matthew Marks Gallery New York, Los Angeles
Barbara Mathes Gallery New York
Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie Paris
Galerie Hans Mayer Düsseldorf
The Mayor Gallery London
McCormick Gallery Chicago
Anthony Meier Fine Arts San Francisco
Nicholas Metivier Gallery Toronto
Mitchell-Innes & Nash New York
Galería Moisés Pérez de Albéniz Pamplona
Carolina Nitsch New York
David Nolan Gallery New York
Nyehaus New York
P.P.O.W. New York
Franklin Parrasch Gallery New York
Ricco / Maresca Gallery New York
Yancey Richardson Gallery New York
Roberts & Tilton Los Angeles
Rosenthal Fine Art Chicago
Salon 94 New York
Marc Selwyn Fine Art Los Angeles
William Shearburn Gallery St. Louis
Manny Silverman Gallery Los Angeles
Carl Solway Gallery Cincinnati
Hollis Taggart Galleries New York
Tandem Press Madison
Galerie Daniel Templon Paris
Paul Thiebaud Gallery San Francisco
Tilton Gallery New York
Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects New York
Van de Weghe New York
Vincent Vallarino Fine Art New York
Washburn Gallery New York
Daniel Weinberg Gallery Los Angeles
Weinstein Gallery Minneapolis
Max Wigram London
Stephen Wirtz Gallery San Francisco
Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery New York
David Zwirner New York, London

Studio Gang Architects, led by MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang, is designing the interior environment of EXPO CHICAGO. Gang will take full advantage of Festival Hall's expansive space and ceiling height creating a show floor that keeps both the exhibitor and visitor in mind. The floor plan provides an easy to navigate layout and design-forward areas of respite for all attendees, while Navy Pier's unparalleled views of Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago provide the perfect backdrop. "We are looking forward to producing engaging, unconventional spaces to enrich the visitors' and exhibitors' experience of the show," Gang said about her team working on the interior of Festival Hall for the inaugural exhibition.

 
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