above> corona | oil on canvas | courtesy of george bilis gallery
2 > 5 november 2017 | navy pier chicago
the sculpture objects functional art and design (sofa) fair in chicago is the premier gallery-presented art fair dedicated to three-dimensional art and design. on par with art basel and tefaf maastricht, sofa is produced by urban expositions, a clarion events company.
critically acclaimed and continuously running since 1994, what distinguishes sofa from other top art events is its focus on three-dimensional artworks that cross the boundaries of fine art, decorative art and design. sofa is noted for its exceptional presentation, with an elite selection of international dealers presenting for sale one-of-a-kind masterworks in handsome, custom-designed gallery exhibits.
below> a sampling of sofa selects, the top pieces chosen as the “favorites” by curators, collectors and more. selects participants this year include: sarah arison, president, arison arts foundation; hannah b higgins, writer/academic; suzanne lovell, architect/designer, suzanne lovell inc; nicholas moriarty, principal/owner, nicholas moriarty interiors; michael del piero, founder, michael del piero good design; and linc thalen, architect/designer, linc thelen designschicago