Art-world fave Johnston Marklee teases what we can expect from the second Chicago Architecture Biennial, starting with the names of all 105 exhibitors. The long list is on Architectural Digest.
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Initially I was surprised that the Chicago Architecture Biennial appointed two practicing architects with relatively little professional curatorial experience to the position of artistic directors, but the comfort with which Johnston Marklee navigate the art world makes perfect sense; with the right timing they might even raise traffic to EXPO Chicago, the city's underdog art fair.
"Chicago has an art fair?" — an architecture editor of mine from Chicago
Good choice, Chicago. Good choice. Read their thoughts on it at Artforum.
“As excited as I am about the history of Chicago architecture,” Gates told the press during the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial opening, “we also have an amazing history of racism, segregation, [and] a history of redlining and housing covenants that work against the poor, and against black and brown people.” I hate anyone who is cynical about this project.