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Armory Week 2015 Market
Razvan Boar, Ass Smile, 2015.

A Truffle Pig Heads for the Piers: Kenny Schachter in New York (Part 1)

Kenny Schachter is a London-based art dealer, curator, and writer. The opinions expressed here are his own. The second part of Schachter’s Armory Week report is here. There should be a rule in art journalism: always lead with Damien Hirst. Hirst is … Read More


Armory Week 2015
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All That Glitters: The Armory Show Is a House of Mirrors

Do the fairs get shinier every year? As more and more people crowd the aisles of the Armory Show, they are being endlessly multiplied in the gleaming surfaces of sundry sculptures and wall-mounted works. Selfies and reflections abound. A giant PVD-coated … Read More


Armory Week 2015
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Some Monsters Loom Large at the Armory Show

At the Fredericks & Freiser booth, dark and striking were paintings by Mark Thomas Gibson, a Yale School of Art grad and Kara Walker’s studio assistant. One painting, Searchlight, blares the words in all caps: “Some Monsters Loom Large.” The lettering is … Read More


Armory Week 2015
Socratis Socratous's installation, Incarnation  in the Foucs: MENAM Lounge, part of The Breeder, Athens.

A Tour of the Armory Show’s Contemporary Section

As the Armory Show’s first day starts to wrap up, here is a brief tour of our highlights from the Contemporary Section on Pier 94, which boasts 143 exhibitors, including art world celebrity sightings and works by Jonathan Owen, Brad … Read More


Armory Week 2015 Market
The only thing better than a Bob Thompson is a double-sided Bob Thompson. This is from 1963, titled The Expulsion—note the rather frightening, shadowy figure who appears to wield a large weapon—and is at Detroit's David Klein Gallery.

A Tour of the Armory Show’s Modern Section

The Armory Show has been open for only a few hours, but Champagne bottles are popping with impressive regularity, red dots denoting sales are appearing next to works, and gargantuan croissants are being snapped up at the outpost of Breads Bakery. The Modern section on … Read More


Armory Week 2015 News
Detail from Brandon Ballengée's "The Frameworks of Absence," 2006–present.

Don’t Kill the Birds: Brandon Ballengée’s Environmentalist Call to Action

The woodpeckers, sheep, and butterflies you love are dying, which is why the altered lithographs in Brandon Ballengée’s “The Frameworks of Absence,” on view at the Ronald Feldman Fine Arts booth in the Armory Show, feel so dour. Ballengée wears … Read More


Armory Week 2015 Graphics Market

Just How International Is The Armory Show?

The Armory Show, which opens its 17th edition in New York next Wednesday, bills itself as “a leading international contemporary and modern art fair.” But just how international is it? We looked at where its exhibitors are based, and discovered that … Read More


Armory Week 2015 Market
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2015 Armory Week Art Fair Cheat Sheet

Armory Week has returned! Here’s a rundown on next week’s most important fairs.  Armory Show March 5–8 With an entire week of fairs dedicated to its name, the Armory Show is the largest of them all, with more than 200 exhibitors showing artwork … Read More


Market
Ahmed Mater's "Cowboy Code (Hadith)" (2012)COURTESY THE ARMORY SHOW

Here Is the Lineup of Special Projects for the 2015 Armory Show

The Armory Show at Piers 94 and 92 in New York has announced the full line-up of special projects for its 2015 edition, which are part of the fair’s Focus section, centering this year around the Middle East. Projects at … Read More


News
Doug Aitken, 100 YRS (neon), 2014.© Doug Aitken, courtesy 303 Gallery, New York; Victoria Miro Gallery, London; Galerie Presenhuber, Zurich; Regen Projects, Los Angeles

Here Is the 2015 Armory Show Exhibitor List

The Armory Show has shared its list of exhibitors for its 2015 edition, which runs in New York from March 5 through March 8. On board this year are 197 galleries from 28 countries, spread out across four categories: Contemporary, Focus … Read More


Profiles
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Adrian Cheng: Building Up a New Chinese Culture

Hong Kong entrepreneur Adrian Cheng is pioneering new strategies to support Chinese art Read More


News Retrospective

Retrospective: Allan Kaprow on George Segal, Art, and Life

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


Features
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Refuting the Myths About the Armory Show

Research for exhibitions commemorating the centennial of the notorious Armory show reveals that it included more American, historical, and even female artists than many accounts include
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News Retrospective
Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa, detail, c. 1503-06, oil on poplar. MUSÉE DU LOUVRE, PARIS.

She Has a Hot Smile: Dalí on the Mona Lisa Attacks

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