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April 9, 2002

Art Chicago 2002

Art Chicago 2002
MAY 10-13, 2002

Art Chicago

www.artchicago.com

Art Chicago will celebrate its tenth anniversary as America’s largest and most respected contemporary art exposition. This international exposition is expected to draw 35,000 art patrons. Over 200 of the world’s most exciting modern and contemporary galleries will represent the work of more than 2,500 artists from blue-chip to the emerging and radical.

International Invitational

Many of the Invitational participants made their inaugural appearances in the United States at Art Chicago 2001. Each of the galleries focus on a particular spectrum of current issues and trends that are electrifying the contemporary art world, presenting an exciting opportunity for curators, collectors, critics and artists to see the latest work emerging on the international art scene.

Project Spaces

18 artists were selected to have special installations located adjacent to their respective gallery’s booth within the exposition. These customized installation spaces will include gallery-sponsored projects involving two-dimensional artwork, sculpture, video, performance and electronics in any combination.

Metropolis

An exhibition of international artwork curated by Peter Doroshenko of the Institute of Visual Arts (inova) in Milwaukee. The 20 artists selected for Metropolis examine the tension between the urban and the individual, the collision of nature and artifice, and the changing parameters of large urban environments.

Vernissage ’02

The Museum of Contemporary Art’s annual benefit gala provides a preview of Art Chicago 2002 on Thursday, May 9 with hors d’oeuvres, open bars, entertainment and early viewing of the show. For more information on Vernissage ’02 call the MCA Development Office at 312-397-3868 or visit

www.mcachicago.org

General Information

Art Chicago 2002

May 10 ­ 13

Festival Hall on Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave.

Hours are Friday and Saturday from 12 to 8 p.m.;

Sunday and Monday from 12 to 6 p.m.

Day passes are $12.

2 and 3 day passes available.

For more information visit www.artchicago.com or call 312-587-3300.

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