CHICAGO A GO-GO
Apr. 21, 2008
The brilliance behind Artropolis
, the giant-sized festival of fairs that comes to Chicago this weekend, Apr. 25-28, 2008, is simple enough: If you are going to own the centerpiece of a massive art fair event, why not own the satellite fairs as well? Merchandise Mart Properties
chief Chris Kennedy
gets the ultimate credit for this brainstorm to re-energize the venerable (but stumbling) Art Chicago
art fair with the addition of four associated fairs, notably the much buzzed-about new Next
fair of hip contemporary art.