Chicago’s Miniature Art Fair Is a Big Success

April 17, 2023

HYPERALLERGIC | By Sarah Rose Sharp | From an Anish Kapoor “Mini-Bean” to teeny immersive installations, Barely Fair is a much-needed break from the art world’s extravagance.

"The numbers might be untenable, but the results are delightful, with each exhibitor presenting a slightly different take on the concept of art fair in miniature. Some have opted for perfect facsimile, such as the Chicago gallery Corbett vs. Dempsey, which presented a collection of meticulously framed etchings and a three-and-three-quarters-inch bronze sculpture of works created in the late 1960s and early 1970s by artist Jimmy Wright (who happens to have a show of full-scale works currently on display at the gallery)..."

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