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EXIC CHICAGO will return to the Navy Pier this spring for its 9th edition


CHICAGO EXPO This spring will return to Navy Pier for the first time since 2019, personally returning with new dates and exciting new exhibits, programs, installations and more, welcoming more than 140 leading galleries from 25 countries.

Navy Pier, one of the most iconic places in the Midwest

Navy Pier is one of the most iconic places in Chicago and by far the most sought after attraction of Windy City for both locals and tourists. Breathtaking views of the lake, unrivaled entertainment and cool wind – the Navy Pier has everything that makes it one of the most coveted places in the entire Midwest with its undeniable charm. The appeal of Navy Pier lies behind the magnificent view of the street, especially from a high viewing circle, as well as behind the huge boats, fountains, extravaganza, wonderful restaurants, art scene and more.

To be able to visit and thoroughly enjoy the Navy Pier, you can read complete guide we have gathered especially for those who have never been there but want to see its sights up close.

Last April, Navy Pier opened only to the public partialpeople with access to Navy Pier, Polk Bros Park, Peoples Energy Welcome Pavilion, North and South Docks, Pier Park (including some attractions and attractions such as Centennial Car, Pepsi Wave Swinger and Carousel), East End Plaza, cruise boats and cruises, the new Sable Hotel and some limited capacity restaurants. After the longest closure of Navy Pier in recent history, we look forward to reopening our premises and safely welcoming guests to the pier, “said Navy Pier President and CEO Marilyn Gardner.” We recognize the important role that Navy Pier plays as a key economic an engine and cultural anchor for the city and state to bring our community out of the devastation of the pandemic. As mass vaccination continues, we are committed to helping guests safely reconnect with Chicago and its most precious experiences, and remain committed to reviving the city and region. ” .

A platform of the highest quality for contemporary art and culture

Now both Chicagoans and guests have a real reason to be excited about next month at Navy Pier.

The City of Chicago has proudly hosted a global exhibition of contemporary and contemporary art for nearly forty years and is hosting the first international art exhibition in America. Since its inception, CHICAGO EXPO has continued to support local, regional, and international art communities, providing strong regional support throughout the Greater Midwest, both U.S. coasts, and supporting a growing international commitment from Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

The International Exhibition of Contemporary and Contemporary Art – full name Expo Chicago – draws on the city’s rich history as a vibrant international cultural venue, while attracting the contemporary art community and collector’s base of the region.

The exhibition presents leading international galleries along with the highest quality platform for contemporary art and culture. In 2022, CHICAGO EXPO will host more than 140 leading international exhibitors at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall.

EXPO CHICAGO 2022 will welcome galleries representing 25 countries and 65 cities from around the world. The exposition of 2022 includes: Argentina, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Peru, Singapore, South Africa, Spain and South Africa. , Turkey, United Arab Emirates and United States.

Exhibitions for the next two years are also being prepared

April 9-10, 2022 at the Navy Pier EXPO CHICAGO will host the 9th edition of the personal exhibition. Subsequently, the exhibition will be presented annually in April, announcing April 13-16, 2023 and April 11-14, 2024, the dates of the 10th and 11th issues at Navy Pier. Over the coming months, CHICAGO EXPO will work actively with global partners and Chicago’s renowned hospitality community to prepare for next year.

The EXIC CHICAGO exhibition, which is entering its ninth year as the leading international art exhibition, has something to offer this year. The Galleries The section presents the leading international exhibitors, presented together with one of the highest quality platforms for world contemporary art and culture. Additional sections include: IMPACT with solo and two-art presentations presented by galleries up to ten years and younger, PROFILE presenting solo stands and focused projects showcasing ambitious installations and strictly focused thematic exhibitions, Editions + books showcasing limited editions and publications that offer a diverse set of print media and object practices, and Special exhibitions with the participation of selected regional, national and international non-profit institutions, museums and organizations.

This year the leading gallery owners are in the selection committee

The EXIC CHICAGO 2022 selection committee consists of the following leading gallery owners: John Corbett and Jim Dempsey | Corbett v. Dempsey, Chicago; Chris D’Amelio | David Zwirner, New York, London, Hong Kong; Gupta Coffee Coffee Gupta, Chicago; Leslie Hemans | Weinstein Hammons Gallery, Minneapolis; Ron Hoffman Ron Hoffman Gallery, Chicago; Nick Olney | Casmine, New York; Jessica Silverman Jessica Silverman, San Francisco; Susanna Wilmetter Vielmettter Los Angeles, Los Angeles.

On the recommendation of the selection committee of Umberto More The Deputy Director and Senior Curator of the Tamayo Museum in Mexico City will oversee the EXPOSURE section – covering solo and two artists presenting new works from galleries eight years and younger.

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