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Palpable Momentum Felt at EXPO Chicago

by Robin Dluzen on September 21, 2014
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When EXPO Chicago started in 2012, the popular opinion was that President and Director Tony Karman had five years to make this fair great. If he couldn’t, it was likely dead in the water. This weekend marked year three of the midwest fair, and exhibitors and attendees remarked on the palpable momentum. 19 Chicago galleries participated, the highest number yet, and EXPO continued to draw galleries from around the world, including repeat exhibitors like New York’s CRG Gallery who has been on board all three years, and Diana Lowenstein Gallery of Miami, who has been exhibiting at Chicago fairs every year since the 90s.

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Best Link Ever! Art Thoughtz on the Millennials (Live at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago)

by Paddy Johnson on September 28, 2011
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Youtube art star Hennessy Youngman has made his way to the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago to share his wisdom. This time he talks to audiences about what defines Millennials — their acceptance of technology — and gives tips to the museum on how to connect to young’ins. He’s hilarious, and even manages to drop the phrase “make mad shillings”. That’s a currency that isn’t referenced nearly enough these days.

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