Elliot J. Reichert is a Chicago-based curator, critic, and editor.


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EXPO 2017: Middle East, Midwest

Omar Kholeif/Photo: Joe Mazza, Brave Lux

Omar Kholeif/Photo: Joe Mazza, Brave Lux

Rakowitz, a longtime Chicagoan, and Kholeif, a relative newcomer who has brought much-needed global perspective to Chicago’s view on contemporary art, spoke like old friends recounting shared memories. Perhaps more than anything this is what one can take away from conversations about the global art world in an international fair at perched the edge of Chicago—the shared history of our times, which draws us together in war, in peace, and even in art.

Of Cats and Dogs

Art Leader of the Moment: Deana Haggag