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Nothing Wrong With River North 

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Dear Ms. True,

In response to Jeff Huebner's article, "A Scene of His Own," that appeared in the October 8, 1999, issue of the Chicago Reader:

For the last two decades that I have been involved in selling art in Chicago, there has been no end to speculation about creating the ideal gallery district to emulate the exciting areas in New York City. I think it's a bit insulting to the quality of work sold there to think that the inept buyers are more motivated by a fashionable neighborhood than by the art they hang on their walls. We have been happy for the last six years in River North selling to museums and collectors across the nation. If they are impressed by coming to see us in River North, or bored by the same, it all has very little or nothing to do with the experience they encounter in the gallery. I hope galleries that work honestly to translate the visual arts to the public all have great success wherever they set up shop.

Robert Henry Adams

Robert Henry

Adams Fine Art


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