EXPO CHICAGOa platform for global contemporary art and culturewill take place Sept. 13-17 at Navy Pier.
Just a few of the expected exhibitors include Berg Contemporary ( Reykjavik ), Corbett vs. Dempsey ( Chicago ), AKINCI ( Amsterdam ), Richard Gray Gallery ( Chicago; New York ), Mariane Ibrahim ( Seattle ), Rhona Hoffman Gallery ( Chicago ), Karla Osorio Gallery ( Brasilia ), Proyectosmonclova ( Mexico City ), Waterhouse & Dodd ( London; New York ), Templon ( Paris; Brussels ), and ONE AND J. Gallery ( Seoul ).
Among the programs planned are curatorial and art critics' forums; the inaugural event EXPO Sound; and IN/SITU ( which features large-scale, suspended sculptures and site-specific works ) and IN/SITU OUTSIDE ( temporary public art installations situated along the Lakefront and throughout Chicago neighborhoods ).
On opening night ( Sept. 13 ), EXPO CHICAGOin partnership with Navy Pier, Chicago's mission-driven cultural district and the Chicago Architecture Biennialwill present the collaboration between contemporary artist Nick Cave and architect/MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang for "Here Hear Chicago," a new work that incorporates art, design and performance.
Also, EXPO Art Week takes place Sept. 11-17, teaming with local institutions to feature select aligned programming, including museum exhibitions, gallery openings, artist talks, public art projects, open studios and outdoor installations.
See www.expochicago.com/ .