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Announcing EXPO CHICAGO/2012

CHICAGO - The inaugural EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary/Modern Art and Design, will host an exclusive list of the world's premier galleries in Chicago Sept. 20-23, 2012 in Festival Hall at Navy Pier... Download >>

Principal Bios

Tony Karman has been active in the civic, business, and cultural communities of Chicago for nearly 30 years. Working with select institutions, associations, government organizations, producers of special events, and corporations, he has guided numerous... Download >>

Initial Partner List

The Museum of Contemporary Art offers exhibitions of the most thought-provoking art created since 1945. The MCA documents contemporary visual culture through painting, sculpture, photography, video and film, and performance... Download >>

EXPO Chicago to Team with ARTSPACE.COM

CHICAGO (February 1, 2012) - EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary/Modern Art and Design, has announced a partnership with Artspace.com, the leading online marketplace for contemporary art... Download >>

EXPO CHICAGO/2012 Announces Exposure

CHICAGO (February 14, 2012) EXPO CHICAGO/2012, The International Exposition of Contemporary/Modern Art and Design, is proud to announce, EXPOSURE, a limited section of international contemporary galleries with visionary programming... Download >>

EXPO CHICAGO ANNOUNCES IN/SITU

CHICAGO (February 13, 2012) EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary/Modern Art and Design, is proud to announce IN/SITU, a key component of the exposition's innovative artistic programming... Download >>

EXPO CHICAGO Announces 2012 Exhibitor List

CHICAGO (April 18,2012) The inaugural EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary/Modern Art and Design, proudly announces the following list of premier galleries that will exhibit September 20-23 in Festival Hall at Navy Pier... Download >>

Top Chicago Chefs Announced for Expo Chicago's Chefs' Café led by Restaurateur Michael Kornick

CHICAGO (July 23, 2012) Graham Elliot, Ryan Poli, Patricio Sandoval and Randy Zweiban Bring Chicago Culinary to the International Art Fair September 20 – 23, 2012... Download >>

Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue Partners with EXPO CHICAGO for the 2012 Chicago Awards Cycle

CHICAGO (June 28, 2012) Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue is delighted to announce a partnership with EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary/Modern Art and Design to promote the work of Chicago-based artists as part of the 2012 awards cycle... Download >>

EXPO CHICAGO/2012 Garners Widespread Enthusiasm and Support from Dealers, Collectors and Cultural Institutions

CHICAGO (October 9, 2012) EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art welcomed more than 27,000 people to the inaugural event that featured 120 exhibitors from around the world and a diverse roster of programming and events including special tours, exhibitions and /Dialogues—a lecture series with leading artists, curators and collectors... Download >>

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News

Fresh Art International

Fresh VUE: EXPO Chicago 2016

September 26, 2016 - Read more >>

Artsy

What Sold at EXPO CHICAGO

September 26, 2016 - Read more >>

artnet news

See the Top 10 Booths at EXPO Chicago

September 23, 2016 - Read more >>

BLOUIN ART INFO

What To Buy At Expo Chicago

September 23, 2016 - Read more >>

Chicago Tribune

Best style at Expo Chicago

September 23, 2016 - Read more >>

WCIU

EXPO CHICAGO 2016 Preview

September 23, 2016 - Read more >>

BLOUIN ART INFO

Get Ready for Expo Chicago

September 22, 2016 - Read more >>

The Huffington Post

Millie Brown’s EXPO CHICAGO Artistic Takeover

September 22, 2016 - Read more >>

Chicago Reader

Three ways to do Expo Chicago

September 21, 2016 - Read more >>

Chicago Sun-Times

Sun-Times Fall Arts Preview 2016 — Visual Arts

September 9, 2016 - Read more >>

Chicago Tribune

Top 10 art shows for the fall

September 8, 2016 - Read more >>

art ltd.

SPOTLIGHT: Chicago

September 28, 2015 - Read more >>

Whitehot Magazine

25 Amazing Exhibitors at EXPO CHICAGO 2015

September 25, 2015 - Read more >>

SFAQ

EXPO CHICAGO: Projects

September 25, 2015 - Read more >>

Artforum

Golden Gates

September 25, 2015 - Read more >>

Le Quotidien de l’Art

EXPO CHICAGO Has Assets to Value

September 21, 2015 - Read more >>

artmagazine

A Quiet, Calm Mixture

September 19, 2015 - Read more >>

Die Welt

Good Climate for Art at Lake Michigan

September 19, 2015 - Read more >>

Neue Zürcher Zeitung

EXPO CHICAGO: Buren Corners It

September 19, 2015 - Read more >>

Handelsblatt

Magnet in the Middle

September 18, 2015 - Read more >>

Huff Post Arts & Culture

Why This Week is THE Time to Be In Chicago

September 17, 2015 - Read more >>

Huff Post

EXPO CHICAGO Surpasses Itself

September 17, 2015 - Read more >>

Chicago Business Journal

EXPO CHICAGO 2015 Adding High-End Sponsors

August 31, 2015 - Read more >>

Artdependence Magazine

Cover Story: Tony Karman | EXPO CHICAGO

August 30, 2015 - Read more >>

CS Magazine

EXPO CHICAGO/2014 featured in CS Magazine

September 29, 2014 - Read more >>

Huffington Post

Tony Karman on Huffington Post

September 29, 2014 - Read more >>

Chicago Magazine

Zodiac Animal Heads Arrive at Adler Planetarium

September 29, 2014 - Read more >>

ARTnews

ARTnews Previews EXPO CHICAGO/2014

September 29, 2014 - Read more >>

Monopol

Monopol reviews EXPO CHICAGO/2014

September 28, 2014 - Read more >>

ArtSlant

ArtSlant covers EXPO CHGO

September 25, 2013 - Read more >>

Art F City

Art F City reviews EXPO CHGO 2013

September 24, 2013 - Read more >>

Chicago Business Journal

EXPO CHGO in Chicago Business Journal

September 24, 2013 - Read more >>

artinfo.com

IN/SITU featured in Artinfo.com

September 24, 2013 - Read more >>

Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader covers Vernissage

September 19, 2013 - Read more >>

NY Post

Page Six on Vernissage

September 19, 2013 - Read more >>

Chicago Business Journal

United Airlines signs on as Expo Chicago sponsor

August 23, 2013 -

The list of sponsors that have attached themselves to the upcoming Expo Chicago contemporary and modern art fair is growing longer. For the second edition of Expo Chicago, slated for Sept. 19-22 at Navy Pier, sources say fair founder Tony Karman has inked a deal with Chicago-based United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) to become the show's official carrier.

 

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Gapers Block

Expo Chicago to Display Art from 120 Galleries, 20 Special Exhibitions

August 21, 2013 - The International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, known as Expo Chicago, will present its second annual exposition September 19-22 at Navy Pier's Festival Hall. The four-day event will feature art from 120 international galleries from 16 countries plus special exhibitions from museums, universities and organizations. Read more >>

Artinfo

Expo Chicago 2013’s Special Exhibitions Include Whitechapel Gallery, ICI, Artadia, and More

August 6, 2013 - On Tuesday Expo Chicago announced the special exhibitions for the Windy City fair’s sophomore edition, with a lineup of 23 organizations, museums, residency programs, and art schools planning shows to accompany the 130 participating galleries’ booths. Among the special exhibitions are a reconstruction of the library at Wisconsin’s Artists’ Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions (ACRE) made from reclaimed wood, the Expo Register — a daily, hand-printed newspaper by ACRE resident at Bad at Sports contributor Dana Bassett — and an exhibition of works by students of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago curated by noted alum Amanda Ross-Ho. Read more >>

ArtInfo

Northern Trust Gift to AIC on Artinfo.com

July 29, 2013 -

The Windy City’s foremost art fair, Expo Chicago, released the list of exhibitors that will participate in its second edition, running September 19-22, on Tuesday afternoon. Selected by a committee that includes Rhona Hoffman, Michael Kohn, and Anthony Meier of their namesake galleries, as well as recent David Zwirner recruit Chris D’Amelio, the participating galleries hail from 34 cities in 16 different countries, with a predictably large contingent of Chi-town dealers as well as many exhibitors from New York and San Francisco.

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ArtInfo

Expo Chicago Announces 120 Exhibitors for the Fair’s Sophomore Outing in September

May 14, 2013 -

The Windy City’s foremost art fair, Expo Chicago, released the list of exhibitors that will participate in its second edition, running September 19-22, on Tuesday afternoon. Selected by a committee that includes Rhona Hoffman, Michael Kohn, and Anthony Meier of their namesake galleries, as well as recent David Zwirner recruit Chris D’Amelio, the participating galleries hail from 34 cities in 16 different countries, with a predictably large contingent of Chi-town dealers as well as many exhibitors from New York and San Francisco.

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Artinfo

Ruinart Tours Art Fairs With New Champagne Boxes Designed by Piet Hein Eek

April 10, 2013 -

Famous Champagne brand Ruinart will be the official supplier of sparkling wines for seven art fairs this year: Art Paris, MiArt Milan, Zona Maco Mexico, Art Brussels, Art Cologne, Art Basel, EXPO Chicago, and Art Basel Miami. At every fair, the premium brand will showcase a gigantic work by Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek along with the limited edition new champagne boxes created by the artist and crafted at his workshop.

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ArtInfo

Munch and Vermeer Shows Storm Cinemas, Sperm Art Rendered Impotent, and More

March 1, 2013 -

Expo Chicago Hires Shamim Momin: Expo Chicago has tapped Shamim M. Momin, co-founder of the public art nonprofit Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), to curate its program of large-scale installations, site-specific, and performative works at this September's fair.

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Art Forum

Shamim M. Momin Appointed Curator of Expo Chicago

March 1, 2013 -

Expo Chicago has announced today that Shamim M. Momin will be the 2013 curator for IN/SITU, the exposition’s large-scale and site-specific program.

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Gallerist NY

Expo Chicago Fair Taps Shamim M. Momin to Organize ‘In/Situ’ Section

March 1, 2013 -

The sophomore edition of the Expo Chicago fair, which runs Sept. 19 through 22 this year, will have former Whitney curator Shamim M. Momin as the organizer of its special In/Situ section, officials announced today.

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Art F City

Shamim M. Momin Will Curate IN/SITU at EXPO CHICAGO

March 1, 2013 -

In its second year, EXPO CHICAGO continues to bring in new blood. This year’s IN/SITU, the fair’s curatorial project devoted to site-specific and large-scale work, will be curated by LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) Director Shamim M. Momin.

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BWW

EXPO CHICAGO Announces EXPO ART WEEK, 9/16-22

February 19, 2013 -

EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, in conjunction with Choose Chicago and Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), announces EXPO ART WEEK Sept. 16 - 22, 2013.

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DNA info

Expo Chicago Art Fair to Become Part of Full Week of Events Across City

February 19, 2013 -

The Expo Chicago art fair plans to expand to a full week, involving a number of the city's major cultural institutions and having the full blessing of city government. Calling it an "outgrowth" of the "extraordinary first year," Expo Chicago President and Director Tony Karman announced plans Tuesday to hold Expo Art Week in Chicago from Sept. 16-22.

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Showbiz Chicago

EXPO CHICAGO Joins Forces with Chicago’s Premier Cultural Institutions for EXPO ART WEEK

February 19, 2013 -

EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, in conjunction with Choose Chicago and Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events(DCASE), announces EXPO ART WEEK Sept. 16 – 22, 2013.

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WBEZ

Week of Art coming to Chicago in Fall 2013

February 19, 2013 -

Expo Chicago, the city's latest effort at an international art fair, took place over a few days last September. But for their second go-round, organizers are thinking more is more. They've announced plans to wrap their fall art fair into a week-long festival of art and culture: Expo Art Week.

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Chicago Tribune

Citywide Expo Art Week announced

February 19, 2013 -

Several of the city's major cultural institutions announced plans Tuesday to join together this fall for a "citywide celebration of arts and culture." Dubbed “Expo Art Week,” the event is set to encompass museum and gallery exhibitions, music, dance and theater performances, public art projects and dining experiences at city restaurants Sept. 16 through Sept. 22.

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Crain's

Northern Trust announced as Presenting Sponsor for EXPO CHICAGO/2013

February 14, 2013 -

Tony Karman is in Madrid this week attending Arco, the contemporary art fair there, but he found time to call me to gush about Expo Chicago. The art show just secured Northern Trust as a presenting sponsor for the 2013 exposition.

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Chicago Tribune

'Art comes first' in Tony Karman's comeback story

December 27, 2012 -

C'mon — who doesn't love a good comeback story? Tony Karman gave us a great one when he launched Expo Chicago in September, a new and improved contemporary art fair that earned high marks for its visually sumptuous design, spacious exhibitor booths — which looked like art galleries, not cramped mall kiosks — and most important, for the impressive quality of the art on display.

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Art Info

Art+Auction's Power 2012, Part 7: Power Players

December 11, 2012 - Every 12 months, the editors of Art+Auction assemble a list of the individuals who have stood out in the art world over the last year, and publish our results as our Power List. Read more >>

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