Presented in partnership with The School of The Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), EXPO /Dialogues offers panel discussions, conversations and provocative artistic discourse with leading artists, curators, designers and arts professionals on the current issues that engage them.
Senior critic for New York magazine.
12:30 PM | Eve Sussman and Michelle Grabner In Conversation
Artist Eve Sussman (Haunch of Venison, Cristin Tierney) in conversation with artist Michelle Grabner (Professor and Department Chair, Department of Painting and Drawing, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Core Critic in Painting and Printmaking at Yale University)
2:00 PM | Katharine DeShaw, Deborah Doering, Inigo Manglano-Ovalle, and Jack Guthman In Conversation
United States Artists Projects discussion with: Katharine DeShaw, (Executive Director, United States Artists), Deborah Doering, (artist, featured in USA Projects) and Inigo Manglano-Ovalle (artist, USA Guthman Fellow)
Moderated by Jack Guthman, (Board of Directors, United States Artists, and Civic Committee Chair, EXPO CHICAGO)
EXPO /Dialogues, presented in partnership with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). Photo by Paul Audia.
3:30 PM | Byron Kim and James Elkins In Conversation
Artist Byron Kim (James Cohan Gallery) in conversation with Art Historian James Elkins (E.C. Chadbourne Chair in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago)
5:30 PM | The Fear No ART Dinner Party
Michael Kornick, Tony Tasset, Josephine Lee, and Jeff Handley In Conversation
Featuring Chef Michael Kornick with artist Tony Tasset (Kavi Gupta), Josephine Lee (Artistic Director, Chicago Children’s Choir), and Jeff Handley (Principal Percussionist & Education Director, Chicago Sinfonietta)
9:30 PM | Dialogues at the Inkwell
Sun Foot with Ron Burns, Chris Johanson (The Suzanne Geiss Company, Mitchell-Innes & Nash) and Brian Mumford
Friday, September 21
10:30 AM | Sterling Ruby
Sterling Ruby and Todd Levin In Conversation
Highlight: Los Angeles-based artist Sterling Ruby in discussion with art adviser Todd Levin.
12:15 PM |2012 Artadia Awardees Announced for the Chicago Cycle
with Chris Vroom (Artadia), Carolyn Ramo (Artadia), and Shannon Stratton (threewalls).
1:30 PM | Contemporary Curator's Panel
Michael Darling, Lisa Dorin, Dominic Molon, and Paul Laster
featuring Michael Darling (Chief Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago), Lisa Dorin (Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, The Art Institute of Chicago), and Dominic Molon (Chief Curator, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis). Moderated by Paul Laster (Editor, Artkrush)
3:30 PM | Alec Soth
Alec Soth and Kate Bussard In Conversation
Artist Alec Soth (Martin Weinstein, Sean Kelly) in conversation with Curator Kate Bussard (Associate Curator of Photography, The Art Institute of Chicago)
6:00 PM | ADAA Panel Discussion
Paul Gray, Jack Guthman, Rhona Hoffman, Stephanie Smith, and Linda Blumberg
Featuring Paul Gray (Principal, Richard Gray Gallery), Jack Guthman (Chair, EXPO CHICAGO Civic Committee), Rhona Hoffman (Principal, Rhona Hoffman Gallery) and Stephanie Smith (Deputy Director and Chief Curator, Smart Museum of Art). Moderated by Linda Blumberg (Executive Director, Art Dealers Association of America) and an introduction by Tony Karman (President | Director, EXPO CHICAGO).
Saturday, September 22
10:30 AM | The New York Times Magazine Photographs
Kathy Ryan and Abelardo Morell In Conversation
Highlight: The New York Times Magazine Photographs: A Conversation with Kathy Ryan (director of photography, New York Times Magazine) and artist Abelardo Morell presented in conjunction with Aperture Foundation.
12:30 PM | Chicago Contemporary
Chicago Contemporary featuring a discussion with Hamza Walker (Director of Education and Associate Curator for the Renaissance Society, University of Chicago), Andrew Rafacz (principal, Andrew Rafacz Gallery), and collector Daniel Berger M.D.
2:00 PM | Art: Investment of Passion
Heather Becker, Rich Heller M.D., Russell N. Johnson, Rob Wolcott, and Claire Marmion In Conversation
Featuring Heather Becker (CEO, The Conservation Center), Rich Heller M.D. (collector), Russell N. Johnson (Senior Vice President, The Northern Trust Company) and Rob Wolcott (Executive Director of the Kellogg Innovation Network, Kellogg School of Management). Moderated by Claire Marmion (CEO, The Haven Art Group).
3:30 PM | Dzine
Dzine and Naomi Beckwith In Conversation
Artist Dzine (Salon 94) in conversation with Naomi Beckwith (Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago)
5:00 PM | Exposure
Amel Bourouina, Charles Kitchings, Zenita Komad, and Terry R. Myers In Conversation
EXPOSURE discussion featuring Amel Bourouina (Principal, Bourouina Gallery), Charles Kitchings (Principal, AMBACH & RICE), artist Zenita Komad (Bourouina Gallery) with Terry R. Myers (critic and Associate Professor, Painting & Drawing, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago).
Sunday, September 23
11:30 AM | Eclectic Coherence
Kenrick Mcfarlane, Patrick Chamberlain, and Barbara Kasten In Conversation
Featuring artist Kenrick Mcfarlane, artist Patrick Chamberlain and artist Barbara Kasten. Moderated by artist and curator Dawoud Bey (Stephen Daiter Gallery).
2:00 PM | Bill Fontana
Bill Fontana and Richard Holland In Conversation
Artist Bill Fontana (Haunch of Venison) speaks about his Millennium Park sound sculpture project with Richard Holland (Bad at Sports).