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The Michigan Daily

Vol. XCIII, No. 25-S

Ann Arbor, Michigan - Thursday, July 21, 1983

Ten Cents

Twelve Pages

Charla Khanna sits among her papier-mache dolls, one of which sold for
$800. All the dolls were sold hy 10:30 yesterday morning.
Art fair ov
firta annual art fai
By KAREN TENSA eliminate confusion and she allowed
Not many art fair patrons yester- only four people at a time to
day saw Charla Khanna's expensive examine the dolls.
papier-mache dolls - only twohours SOME customers arrived before
after the fair opened all but one of 6:30 am, to guarantee a spot in line.
her eerie creations were sold out. By 7oa.m. hanna had distributed 21
When the fair opened at 9 a.m. numbers.
there were about 70 people waiting The dolls n such high demand are
outside Khanna's booth. Khanna completely handmade and prices
handed out numbers to customers to See DOLLS, Page 2

A captivated audience watches as this da
of the art fair yesterday. The gala event b
Ann Arbor every summer.
They came by the thousands from
all over the country, to guzzle
lemonade, sweat in the sun, and be
part of the Ann Arbor art fair.
Crowds jammed the blocked-off
streets yesterday buying and selling
or just watching.
"I HAVE JUST as much fun
looking at the people as I do looking
at the art," said Sue Sonntag of
The powerful draw of the art fair
brings in money for artists and a
chance to be seen. "It's got a good
reputation as a real good selling
show," said painter Dawn Neuer-
schender, sitting next to, her por-

ncer performs during the first day
rings over a half a million people to
Despite the rampant hucksterism,
painter Mark Geisheker said
"peopL consider it an art experien-
ce." Geisheker, who drove from
Milwaukee said he came because
the peopleeat the fair appreciate art.
"YOU DO work very hard at this
show. You work long hours, but in
the end it pays off," he said:
But some of the artists don't think
that the fair lives up to its reputation
as a place for the chic to see and be
"The type of work is on one level,
the type of customer is on another,"
said painter Bruce Johnson from
SeeANNUAL, Page 7

'U' to launch campaign
to raise $160 million

Cutting back has been the University's main medicine for
hard times, but in October, a campaign will get underway to
increase the flow of money to University coffers.
The Campaign for Michigan is an attempt to get the
University's already generous alumni to dig deeper into their
pockets. By 1987, officials hope to raise $160 million through
the campaign for building projects and academic areas
deemed to be "high priority."
DESPITE THE FACT that state support for the University

,has decreased drastically over the past decade, the head of
the campaign doesn't see it asa last ditch attempt to save the
University from a rapid decline.
"(The campaign) is not a desperation move at all," said
Jon Cosovich, vice president for development and university
"It isn't a major crisis, but part of a major plan to become
more systematic and comprehensive in pursuit of gift sup-
port for the University," he said.
COSOVICH, WHO came to the University in January, is a
See 'U', Page 5

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