Ready for fall art season?  Take a look at Expo Chicago, running from September 22 to September 25, to get your contemporary and modern art fix in. Entering its fifth edition this year, Expo Chicago is featuring 140 rad galleries, including Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Josh Lilley, and David Nolan New York.

 

Highlights:

If you’re looking for a whimsical, tongue-in-cheek exhibition, David Nolan Gallery will showcase William N. Copley’s ode to the poem “The Spell of the Yukon,” titled “I’m sick of the taste of champagne.” Created with felt-tip marker on paper, Copley’s works exude a charm that reminds us of the ultimate party.

William N. Copley, I’m sick of the taste of champagne, from “The Spell of the Yukon,” 1994, felt-tip marker on paper, 24 x 18 in. Courtesy of David Nolan Gallery and William N. Copley.

William N. Copley, I’m sick of the taste of champagne, from “The Spell of the Yukon,” 1994, felt-tip marker on paper, 24 x 18 in. Courtesy of David Nolan Gallery and William N. Copley.

 

For a more chaotic, colorful experience, consider making a stop at Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle’s collages examining black womanhood. Made with yupo paper, india ink, and acrylic on panel, these eye-catching collages are for you!

Kenyatta A. C. Hinkle, The Arrival, 2016, yupo paper, india ink, and acrylic on panel, 12 x 12 in. Courtesy of Jenkins Johnson Gallery and Kenyatta A. C. Hinkle.

Kenyatta A. C. Hinkle, The Arrival, 2016, yupo paper, india ink, and acrylic on panel, 12 x 12 in. Courtesy of Jenkins Johnson Gallery and Kenyatta A. C. Hinkle.

 

Insider tip:

Who says video games are just for nerds? Don’t miss GAME ART vs ART GAME at Art After Hours, a city-wide open gallery event on Friday, September 23 from 6 to 9 PM. For more details, click here!

 

Header image:  Raffi Kalenderian, Shanti (Red Jacket), 2014, oil and graphite on paper, 22 x 30 in. Courtesy of Buchmann Galerie and Raffi Kalenderian.