Report: Expo Chicago, a Joyous American Comeback

La Gazette Drouot
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Banking on diversity, the contemporary art fair made a comeback with ambitions to become more international again. Expo Chicago 2022COURTESY EXPO CHICAGO. PHOTO JUSTIN BARBIN Though not as glamorous as Art Basel Miami Beach or Frieze Los Angeles, and with fewer visitors than the New York fairs, the lower-profile Expo Chicago, which returned in early April, plays a different game. The fair was launched in 1980 well before the arrival in America of the abovementioned events or even the Armory Show held at the Javits Center, but these competitors then caught up with and overtook it. In 2011, it almost foundered completely

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