Image from Size Does Matter, 2010. Photography by Genevieve Hanson

Kamrooz Aram
Untitled, 2007
Ink and collage on paper
13 x 10 ½ inches

Dawoud Bey
Mary Parker and Caela Cowan, 2010
2 archival pigment prints/dibond
40 x 60 inches
©Dawoud Bey. Courtesy Mary Boone Gallery, New York

Jamie Diamond
The Lathams, 2007
Archival pigment print
60 x 40 inches


Awol Erizku
Teen Venus, 2013
Digital chromogenic print in custom maple
22 Karat gold leaf frame
53 ½ x 43 ½ inches

Hossein Fatemi
Negar, 2013
Digital print
60 x 60 inches

Wayne Lawrence
Nechemya Davis, 2012
24 x 20 inches

Jeff Muhs
Ol’ Dirty Bastard (O.D.B.), 2013
Clay, rubber, gold leaf, and cubic zirconia
21 x 11 x 12 inches
Courtesy of Lyons Weir Gallery and the artist


Ferdinando Scianna
Paris. Fashion show. 1989., 1989
24 ½ x 30 ¾ inches

Malick Sidibe
Nuit de Noel (Christmas Eve), 1963
Gelatin silver print
48 x 48 inches

Jim Torok
Female Painting, 1998
Oil on wood
5 x 4 inches


Curated by Shaquille O'Neal

September 18 - September 21, 2014
Press Release PDF Exhibition Press

For our Special Exhibition at EXPO Chicago, The FLAG Art Foundation is pleased to present SHAQ LOVES PEOPLE, an exhibition featuring portraits of people of various races, cultures, and ethnic backgrounds by both emerging and established international artists, curated by 15-time NBA All-Star Shaquille O’Neal. SHAQ LOVES PEOPLE marks the second collaboration with O’Neal as curator since FLAG’s exhibition SIZE DOES MATTER in 2010. This presentation is FLAG’s second exhibition outside of its New York City gallery space and its first time participating in a contemporary art fair.

Featured Artists

Kamrooz Aram Ellen Gallagher Carlos Rolón/Dzine
Tau Battice Ewan Gibbs Ferdinando Scianna
Dawoud Bey Bruce Gilden Martin Schoeller
Mark Bradford Nir Hod David Seymour
Marc Dennis Cary Kwok Cindy Sherman
Jamie Diamond Wayne Lawrence Malick Sidibé
Ben Durham Mary Ellen Mark Jim Torok
Awol Erizku Ron Mueck Mark Wagner
Hossein Fatemi Jeff Muhs Corban Walker
Genevieve Gaignard J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere Kehinde Wiley

Fair Hours 

Friday, September 19 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday, September 20 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday, September 21: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm