THE BLOG
09/17/2014 06:31 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Expo Chicago Kicks... Off

I went to Expo Chicago while all the galleries were setting up. It's one of the best art fairs I've seen -- and it wasn't even fully installed. The art is kick ass. Galleries have brought exemplary pieces. The layout is spacious and flowing. And there are a lot of extra efforts commissioned or enabled by the fair of exciting large scale works of art or installations. In a time of fairs galore Expo Chicago stands out.

Alice Aycock and Jonathan Lasker

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Claire Morgan

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Deborah Butterfield

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Jason Middlebrook

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Mel Kendrick

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Pierre Soulages

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Dewain Valentine and Richard Tuttle

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Ken Price

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Peter Halley

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Ai Weiwei

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Manual Neri and Hans Hoffman (behind Neri)

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William Wiley, Ed Paschke and 'friends'

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Alfred Leslie, Mark di Suvero and Tadaaki Kuwayama

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Douglas Dawson

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an installation just begun of Jessica Stockholder's

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I'm eager to go back. See you there.

Warmly,
Paul Klein