Friday, April 25, 2008

Art Chicago / Art Fair

Art Chicago™ 2008, the annual international fair of contemporary and modern art, brings together 180 of the world's leading emerging and established galleries, representing 56 international cities to showcase the work of over 2,000 renowned artists. Art Chicago™ offers curators, collectors, artists and art enthusiasts a comprehensive survey of current and historic work, from cutting-edge to modern masters in a wide variety of media including: painting, photography, drawing, prints, sculpture, video and special installations.

Partial listing of out-of-town galleries at Art Chicago:

Barbara Krakow Gallery - Boston
Carl Solway Gallery - Cincinnati
Charles Cowles Gallery - New York
Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts - Miami
Dunn and Brown Contemporary - Dallas
Galerie Caprice Horn - Berlin
Greg Kucera Gallery - Seattle
James Harris Gallery - Seattle
Leo Castelli Gallery - New York
Linda Durham Contemporary Art - Santa Fe
Manny Silverman Gallery - Los Angeles
Marsha Mateyka Gallery - Washington, DC
Nicholas Metivier Gallery - Toronto
Nohra Haime Gallery - New York
Peter Fetterman Gallery - Santa Monica
Rena Bransten Gallery - San Francisco
Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art - Kansas City
Stephen Wirtz Gallery - San Francisco
Sundaram Tagore Gallery - New York
Timothy Taylor Gallery - London
Weinstein Gallery - Minneapolis
William Shearburn Gallery - St. Louis
Yossi Milo Gallery - New York

There will be more than 180 galleries exhibiting at Art Chicago. Plan on spending a lot of time enjoying the artworks.

Show Hours
Friday, April 25, 11 am – 7 pm
Saturday, April 26, 11 am –7 pm
Sunday, April 27, 11 am –6 pm
Monday, April 28, 11 am –4 pm

Tickets are $20 for a one day pass and $25 for a multi-day pass, and may be purchased online or onsite during the show on the first floor of The Merchandise Mart. Tickets will also provide entry to The Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair, Next, The Artist Project, Intuit and many additional events taking place as part of ARTropolis, Chicago's celebration of art, antiques and culture.

Art Chicago website:


Chicago's citywide celebration of arts, antiques and culture, Artropolis™ attracts thousands of visitors to participate in a wide array of art and entertainment experiences that are unique to Chicago. From major museums to small galleries, world-class concert halls to cutting-edge clubs, lakefront parks to exclusive private parties, Artropolis™ offers seminars, guided tours, music, theatre and dance performances and unique special partnerships with over 80 institutions and entertainment venues throughout the city.

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