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.