Navy Pier Festival Hall
Chicago, IL, USA
 13 – 17 SEPTEMBER 2017

With Strong Returning Galleries and Notable First Time Additions, EXPO CHICAGO’s Most Global Edition to Date Represents 25 Countries and 58 Cities from Around the World

EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, today announced the premier list of exhibitors for its sixth annual edition, September 13–17, 2017 at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall (600 E. Grand Ave). Marking its most global edition to date, EXPO CHICAGO welcomes 135 leading galleries representing 25 countries and 58 cities from around the world. Countries represented at the 2017 exposition include: United States, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, England, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Mexico, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, and Uruguay.

“The sixth edition of EXPO CHICAGO’s participating exhibitors reflects the international partnerships, collaborations, and programming that our extraordinary staff has encouraged and fostered over the last several years,” said Tony Karman, President | Director of EXPO CHICAGO. “We look forward to welcoming the world in support of our 2017 galleries, and for all to experience the numerous exhibitions and events in September, including the Palais de Tokyo’s Hors les Murs and the opening week of our strategic date alignment with the Chicago Architectural Biennial.”

The 2017 exhibitor list was chosen by an international Selection Committee comprised of leading gallerists, including Stefania Bortolami | Bortolami, New York; John Corbett | Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago; Christopher D’Amelio | David Zwirner, New York, London; Rhona Hoffman | Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago; David Nolan | David Nolan Gallery, New York; Jessica Silverman | Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco; and Susanne Vielmetter | Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles.

Of the many new additions to the 2017 exposition, highlights include: Gagosian | New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Paris, Rome, Athens, Geneva, Hong Kong; Tina Kim Gallery | New York; STANDARD (OSLO) | Oslo; Anton Kern Gallery | New York; Ceysson & Bénétière | Saint-Étienne, Paris, Luxembourg, New York; Praz-Delavallade | Paris, Los Angeles; galerie frank elbaz | Paris, Dallas; Galerie Laurent Godin | Paris; Galerija Gregor Podnar | Berlin; MARIANE IBRAHIM | Seattle; and Galeria Filomena Soares | Lisbon.

In addition to the notable Selection Committee galleries, leading exhibitors returning to EXPO CHICAGO include: Carpenters Workshop Gallery | London, Paris, New York; Galerie Gmurzynska, Zürich, St. Moritz, Zug; Alexander Gray Associates | New York; Garth Greenan Gallery | New York; GRIMM | Amsterdam; Paul Kasmin Gallery | New York; KÖNIG GALERIE | Berlin; Luhring Augustine | New York; MACCARONE | New York, Los Angeles; Matthew Marks Gallery | New York, Los Angeles; ONE AND J. Gallery | Seoul; Peres Projects | Berlin; Perrotin | New York, Paris, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo; R & Company | New York; and Salon 94 | New York.

In addition to leading international galleries, the 2017 exposition features various programs such as the EXPOSURE section, dedicated to solo and two artist presentations by galleries eight years and younger, selected for the first time by a curator, Justine Ludwig (Dallas Contemporary), EXPO Editions + Books, featuring artist books, editions, and multiples; and the inaugural EXPO PROFILE section, which highlights single artist installations and focused thematic exhibitions by established international galleries.