EXPO Chicago, 2016.
Location: Festival Hall, Navy Pier, Chicago.
When: 22-25 September, 2016.
This is the Fifth International Exposition of Modern and Contemporary Art.
This post documents 2016 Expo Chicago Programs: IN/SITU, EXPO Projects, IN/SITU Outside and inaugural A BillBoard Project.IN/SITU Program: provides a dynamic opportunity for exhibiting galleries to showcase large, site-specific installations by leading international artists. It is curated by Diana Nawi, Associate Curator at Perez Art Museum, Miami. EXPO Projects: is presented alongside IN/SITU in and around Navy Pier, featuring...
Big Red M and Yellow Arch - by Wendell Castle.
Yellow Arch - by Wendell Castle / Location: Solti Garden [Grant Park]. Big Red M - by Wendell Castle / Location: next to Solti Garden [Grant Park].
Presented through a collaboration between Chicago Park District [[CPD] and City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events [DCASE].
Pier Walk'95 - 3 artists Pier Walk'96 - 42 artists, across the country. Pier Walk'97 - 110 artists, from 9 countries / evolved into the world's...
.Judy Istock Butterfly Haven is a 2,700 square-foot greenhouse at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum. On any given day, it houses about 1,000 butterflies from over 40 different species There are also several bird species from the Southern hemisphere. The greenhouse has a self-contained ecosystem with a small fountain and water-pool, flowers, tropical trees. A walk through the glass atrium of butterfly haven, is a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. One can enjoy the flight of birdwings, swallowtails, painted ladies and...
The Lost Bird Project - by Todd McGrain
Location: Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
June 19, 2014 through June 21, 2016 [still there in August, 2016.
The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, in concert with Project Passenger Pigeon 2014, commemorates the centenary of the Passenger Pigeon extinction with the installation of The Lost Bird Project sculpture set.
Red Tree - by Ruth Aizuss Migdal
Location: 140 W LaSalle Drive
Description: Stainless Steel / 28' x 20' x 12' / Painted red
Sponsor: Old Town Triangle Association
Brought by Chicago Sculpture Exhibit [CSE].. in collaboration with Chicago Park District [CPD].
CSE website.. click here..
Ruth Migdal website.. click here..
Ten Thousand Ripples - by Indira Johnson
Location: South Diversey Harbor
2012 / Fiberglass, resin and concrete
Courtesy of the Artist and Changing Worlds
Brought by Art in Action: Collaboration between Chicago Park District [CPD], and Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events [DCASE].