EXPO Chicago, The International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, announces the following list of premier galleries that will exhibit September 18 – 21, 2014 at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall (600 E. Grand Ave).

After a successful two years, EXPO Chicago, under the leadership of President and Director Tony Karman, releases the 2014 exhibitor list of 138 leading galleries representing 17 countries and 42 cities from around the world. Leading galleries returning to EXPO Chicago include Marianne Boesky Gallery | New York; Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie | Berlin; Cabinet | London; James Cohan Gallery | New York, Shanghai; Massimo De Carlo | Milan, London; Richard Gray Gallery | Chicago, New York; Galerie Karsten Greve | Paris, St. Moritz, Cologne; Matthew Marks Gallery | New York, Los Angeles; The Mayor Gallery | London; Galerie Thomas Schulte | Berlin; Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects | Los Angeles; David Zwirner | New York, London; and many more.

New additions to the 2014 exposition include Bortolami | New York; Blain|Southern | Berlin, London; Lisa Cooley | New York; Elizabeth Dee Gallery | New York; Eleven Rivington | New York; Hales Gallery | London; Josh Lilley | London; Lisson Gallery | London, Milan, New York; Marlborough Gallery | New York, London, Madrid, Monaco, Barcelona; Meessen De Clercq | Brussels; Mihai Nicodim | Los Angeles; One and J. Gallery | Seoul; Salon 94 | New York; Thomas Solomon Gallery | Los Angeles; Van Doren Waxter | New York; Whitestone | Tokyo; and many more.

“We are very proud to announce this exceptional list of exhibitors that have been selected to represent our third edition,” said Karman. “This is a very important year for us, and this list, coupled with the extraordinary exhibition alignments and events that are coinciding with EXPO Chicago, makes Chicago the place to be this September. From the ‘David Bowie Is…’ Gala and exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, to the Sarah Charlesworth and Magritte exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago; from the free Riccardo Muti concert in Millennium Park to the newly established ‘Art After Hours,’ showcasing our city's art galleries, the city is galvanized around EXPO Chicago to welcome the world."

EXPO Chicago welcomes the return of the world’s leading galleries for the third year of the exposition while also introducing galleries new to Chicago. 17 countries from around the world will be presented at the 2014 exposition and include: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the United States.

Chosen by the 2014 selection committee comprised of Isabella Bortolozzi, Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie | Berlin; Chris D’Amelio, David Zwirner | London, New York; Rhona Hoffman, Rhona Hoffman Gallery | Chicago; Anthony Meier, Anthony Meier Fine Arts | San Francisco; David Nolan, David Nolan Gallery | New York; and Marc Selwyn, Marc Selwyn Fine Art | Beverly Hills; in addition to Candice Madey, On Stellar Rays | New York and Jessica Silverman, Jessica Silverman Gallery | San Francisco, who make up the EXPOSURE selection committee, these galleries present the best in contemporary and modern art.

The list of 2014 exhibiting galleries

Galería Álvaro Alcázar Madrid, Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe New York, Base Gallery Tokyo, Galerie de Bellefeuille Montreal, John Berggruen Gallery San Francisco, Blain|Southern London | Berlin, Marianne Boesky Gallery New York, Jonathan Boos, LLC New York, Bortolami New York, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi Berlin | London, Borzo modern and contemporary art Amsterdam, Russell Bowman Art Advisory Chicago, Rena Bransten Projects San Francisco, Cabinet London, Valerie Carberry Gallery Chicago, David Castillo Gallery Miami, Cernuda Arte Coral Gables, Chambers Fine Art New York | Beijing, James Cohan Gallery New York | Shanghai, Corbett vs. Dempsey Chicago, CRG Gallery New York, Stephen Daiter Gallery Chicago, Maxwell Davidson Gallery New York, Douglas Dawson Chicago, DC Moore Gallery New York, Massimo De Carlo Milan | London, Elizabeth Dee New York, DIE Galerie Frankfurt, Catherine Edelman Gallery Chicago, Debra Force Fine Art, Inc. New York, Galerie Forsblom Helsinki, Forum Gallery New York, Marc Foxx Los Angeles, Honor Fraser Los Angeles, Fredericks + Freiser New York, Friedman Benda New York, Galeria Hilario Galguera Mexico City | Berlin, James Goodman Gallery New York, Goya Contemporary Baltimore, Richard Gray Gallery Chicago | New York, Garth Greenan Gallery New York, Galerie Karsten Greve Paris | St. Moritz | Cologne, Kavi Gupta Chicago | Berlin, Hackett | Mill San Francisco, Haines Gallery San Francisco, Hales Gallery London, Carl Hammer Gallery Chicago, Richard Heller Gallery Santa Monica, Galerie Ernst Hilger/Hilger NEXT Vienna, Hill Gallery Birmingham | Detroit, Nancy Hoffman Gallery New York, Rhona Hoffman Gallery Chicago, Vivian Horan Fine Art New York, Edwynn Houk Gallery New York | Zurich, Susan Inglett Gallery New York, Galerie Michael Janssen Berlin | Singapore, Jenkins Johnson Gallery San Francisco, Robert Koch Gallery San Francisco, Alan Koppel Gallery Chicago, Lisson Gallery London | Milan | New York, Diana Lowenstein Gallery Miami, Lawrence Markey San Antonio, Matthew Marks Gallery New York | Los Angeles, Marlborough Gallery New York | London | Madrid | Monaco | Barcelona, Barbara Mathes Gallery New York, The Mayor Gallery London, McCormick Gallery Chicago, Meessen De Clercq Brussels, Anthony Meier Fine Arts San Francisco, Jerald Melberg Gallery Charlotte, moniquemeloche Chicago, Nicholas Metivier Gallery Toronto, Laurence Miller Gallery New York, Robert Miller Gallery New York, The Mission Chicago | Houston, Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie Basel, Carolina Nitsch New York, David Nolan Gallery New York, Gallery Wendi Norris San Francisco, Richard Norton Gallery Chicago, One and J. Gallery Seoul, P.P.O.W New York, Gerald Peters New York | Santa Fe, Andrew Rafacz Chicago, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery New York, Salon 94 | New York, Julie Saul Gallery New York, Galerie Thomas Schulte Berlin, Carrie Secrist Gallery Chicago, Marc Selwyn Fine Art Beverly Hills, William Shearburn Gallery St.Louis, Shoichiro/Galerie Sho Contemporary Art Tokyo, Sicardi Gallery Houston, Jessica Silverman Gallery San Francisco, Manny Silverman Gallery Los Angeles, André Simoens Gallery Knokke-Zoute, Fredric Snitzer Gallery Miami, Thomas Solomon Gallery Los Angeles, Marc Straus New York, Hollis Taggart Galleries New York, Tandem Press Madison, Paul Thiebaud Gallery San Francisco, Tierney Gardarin New York, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects New York, Vincent Vallarino New York, Van Doren Waxter New York, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects Los Angeles, Linda Warren Projects Chicago, Weinstein Gallery Minneapolis, Whitestone Gallery Tokyo, Max Wigram Gallery London, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery Chicago, Pavel Zoubok Gallery New York, David Zwirner Gallery New York | London

EXPOSURE, the section of the fair dedicated to galleries that have been in business seven years or less, allows the opportunity for younger galleries to participate in a major international exposition. Chosen by the 2014 EXPOSURE selection committee comprised of Candice Madey, On Stellar Rays | New York and Jessica Silverman, Jessica Silverman Gallery | San Francisco—who participated in the EXPOSURE section in 2012 and 2013 and have now entered into the main section of the fair—a special presentation of one or two artists by each of the participating galleries provides critical exposure for their programs, offering an important opportunity for curators, collectors and art enthusiasts to survey the best in innovative and emerging work.

The list of 2014 EXPOSURE exhibiting galleries

Blackston New York, Bourouina Gallery Berlin, Brand New Gallery Milan, Callicoon Fine Arts New York, Carroll / Fletcher London, Lisa Cooley New York, Ana Cristea Gallery New York, Eleven Rivington New York, James Fuentes New York, Greene Exhibitions Los Angeles, Hannah Hoffman Gallery Los Angeles, Horton Gallery New York, Charlie James Gallery Los Angeles, Luis De Jesus Los Angeles Los Angeles, Tristian Koenig Melbourne, Josh Lilley London, Longhouse Projects New York, Luce Gallery Italy, Marlborough Chelsea New York, Mihai Nicodim Gallery Los Angeles | Bucharest, On Stellar Rays New York, Romer Young Gallery San Francisco, TIF SIGFRIDS Los Angeles, Van Horn Düsseldorf, Y Gallery New York

Program Highlights

EXPO Chicago will once again present a dynamic array of programming throughout the exposition. Presented in partnership with The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), /Dialogues is a year-round program of symposia, panel discussions and provocative artistic discourse highlighting the field's leading artists, architects, curators, designers and arts professionals and the current issues that engage them. In conjunction with Columbia College Chicago, EXPO Video highlights a selection of dynamic and cutting-edge film, video and new media works by artists selected from the exhibiting galleries at EXPO Chicago, curated by artist and curator Astria Suparak. Curated by Executive Director of Independent Curators International (ICI) Renaud Proch, IN/SITU provides the opportunity for exhibitors to showcase large-scale installations, site-specific and performative works by select international artists.

Aligning with Chicago’s top cultural and art organizations, EXPO Chicago’s VIP Program will provide exclusive access to private events, curator led tours of museum exhibitions as well as tours of the fair, and visits to some of Chicago’s premier private collections and artist studios.

EXPO Art Week and partners

In an effort to highlight the vast cultural opportunities that Chicago has to offer to collectors, dealers, art enthusiasts and tourists, EXPO Chicago, in conjunction with Choose Chicago, the city’s tourism and marketing organization and Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), presents the return of EXPO Art Week (Sept. 15 – 21, 2014). With EXPO Chicago as the centerpiece, the exposition will join together with the city’s most prestigious cultural institutions for a citywide celebration of arts and culture with over 100 special events, institutions, museums, galleries, theaters and restaurants participating. Visual art programming highlights include Gallery Weekend Chicago, working in tandem with EXPO Chicago.

EXPO Chicago will once again partner with the city’s leading visual arts organizations and institutions for special exhibitions on and off the show floor. Art and museum partners to date offering special viewings and ticketing options include:

Arts Club of Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, ACRE Residency, Bad At Sports, Chicago Architectural Foundation, Chicago Artists Coalition, Choose Chicago, Chicago Cultural Center and Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Graham Foundation, Hyde Park Art Center, Logan Center for the Arts, Mana Contemporary, Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Photography, National Museum of Mexican Art, The Ed Paschke Art Center, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s Sullivan Galleries and Threewalls, to name a few.

For discounted airfare and hotel accommodations, travel arrangements can be made through Turon Travel, an agency dedicated to creating an expedient and fully accessible travel network for the global arts community. Guests may stay at any of EXPO Chicago’s partner hotels including the Conrad Chicago, James Hotel Chicago, The Langham Chicago, Public Chicago, the Park Hyatt and the W Lakeshore.

Led by MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang, Studio Gang Architects stunning design will once again provide a dynamic space for the 138 exhibiting galleries as well as the exposition’s core programs including /Dialogues, EXPO Video and IN/SITU.

Renewing their commitment to the fair, Northern Trust has once again signed on as a presenting sponsor to help further establish the longevity of EXPO Chicago, making it a destination for their global clientele and the international art world. EXPO Chicago/2014 sponsors to date include AXA Art Americas, City Winery, Columbia College Chicago, The Conservation Center, Lagunitas Brewing Company, Ruinart Champagne, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, The Scout Guide, UBER and Vosges Chocolates. CS Modern Luxury is the official media sponsor and United Airlines is the official airline of EXPO Chicago.

EXPO Chicago

EXPO Chicago/2014, The International Exposition of Contemporary and Modern Art, is presented by Art Expositions, LLC. Now in its third year as a leading international art fair, EXPO Chicago (Sept. 18 – 21, 2014) is a four-day art event featuring more than 138 leading international galleries and offering diverse programming including /Dialogues, IN/SITU and EXPO Video. Under the leadership of President and Director Tony Karman, EXPO Chicago draws upon the city’s rich history as a vibrant destination for arts and culture, helping to define the contemporary art community in Chicago while inspiring the city’s collector base. Vernissage, the opening night preview benefiting the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, takes place Thursday, Sept 18, 6 – 9 p.m. Tickets start at $100. General Admission to the exposition is Friday, Sept. 19 – Sunday, Sept. 21 (Fri. and Sat., 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.). Tickets to the exposition are $20 for one day, $30 for three days. Northern Trust is the Presenting Sponsor and United Airlines is the Official Airline of EXPO Chicago.

EXPO Chicago

Navy Pier, 600 E Grand Ave
Chicago (IL) 60611 United States
Tel. +1 (312) 8679220

Opening hours

Thursday, September 18th from 6pm to 9pm
Friday, September 19th from 11am to 7pm
Saturday, September 20th from 11am to 7pm
Sunday, September 21st from 11am to 6pm

Related images
  1. Wind, Curated by Yinka Shonibare, James Cohan Gallery
  2. Deana Lawson, Otisha, 2013, Pigment print, 40 x 50 inches, Edition of 3 + 2Aps, Rhona Hoffman Gallery
  3. Courtesy of the artist and Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York (c) Adam Helms, Adam Helms, Mnemosyne (Auto-Universum 1965-1978), 2012-2013, Silkscreen on felt, 20 panels: 36 x 24 inches 91.4 x 61 cm, Overall: 74 x 258 inches, Edition 2 of 2 , with 1 AP, Signed and dated in ink (verso). Photo credit: Jason Mandella
  4. Calatrava, Santiago, Endless Light (no. 154), 2014, alabaster, edition of 3, 17 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in., 44.5 x 19.7 x 19.7 cm, Image © Santiago Calatrava, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York
  5. Andreas Leikauf, fun and fame, 2014, acrylic on molino, 200 x 140 cm. Galerie Ernst Hilger, Vienna
  6. Thomas Demand, Daily #14, 2011, Matthew Marks Gallery