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March 5–8, 2020

The Armory Show features leading international galleries, innovative artist commissions, and dynamic public programs.

“The Armory Show spotlights the best 20th- and 21st-century art."
— Financial Times

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2020 Curatorial Team Announced

Nora Burnett Abrams, Anne Ellegood, Jamillah James, and José Carlos Diaz have been appointed as the curators for the 2020 edition, with Pier 90 entirely devoted to curator-led initiatives. The 2020 fair will also feature a more integrated presentation of modern and contemporary artwork with the debut of a third curated section, Perspectives, devoted to 20th century artworks organized through a contemporary theme.

2020 Applications Live

We invite prospective galleries to apply to the upcoming edition of The Armory Show, taking place March 5–8, 2020, with a VIP Preview Day on March 4. Situated in the heart of Manhattan, the upcoming edition will mark 26 years as New York’s premier show for modern and contemporary art.

Images from the Fair

Browse images from the 2019 edition of The Armory Show, which runs through Sunday, March 10. The fair welcomes 198 galleries from 33 countries worldwide. Click through to see all the moments captured this year.

Episodes From Deep Color Now Live

Listen in to our latest episode in collaboration with Deep Color, where artist Mark Dion talks with Joseph Hart about the first incarnations of The Armory Show during the mid-1990's, a forthcoming project at Storm King Art Center, and his curiosity cabinet installations. Up now on episode 46 of @deepcolorpodcast.

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Prize Winners for the 2019 Edition Announced

The Armory Show is pleased to announce the winning artists and galleries for the Presents Booth Prize, the Pommery Prize, and Étant donnas Prize. Charlie James Gallery is the winner of the third annual Presents Booth Prize, Ryan Gander’s Het Spel (My neotonic ovoid contribution to Modernism), 2019, presented by Lisson Gallery, is the winner of the inaugural Pommery Prize, and Kapwani Kiwanga, presented by Galerie Jérôme Poggi, is the winner of the inaugural Étant donnas Prize.

The Deep Color Podcast

Listen as Deep Color host Joseph Hart explores 25 years of The Armory Show with influential figures from the fair's past and future, broadcasting live from the fair. Deep Color is an oral history project and podcast that features artists and arts professionals discussing their work, ideas, and live.

A tribute to Pat Hearn Gallery and AFA, Co.

The Armory Show, in partnership with Galerie Nagel Draxler, celebrates the legacies of two of its co-founders, Pat Hearn and Colin de Land, with a special commemorative booth featuring works by Andrea Fraser, Mark Dion, and Renée Green. Ramiken, the recipient of the inaugural Gramercy International Prize, will exhibit a dual-artist presentation of works by Darja Bajagić and Andra Ursuţa. 

Leo Villareal's immersive installation between Piers 92 and 94

In partnership with Pace Gallery, The Armory Show will present Star Ceiling (2019), a 75-foot-long, immersive LED work by New York-based artist Leo Villareal, installed in the passageway connecting Pier 94 to Pier 92, where VIP and public lounges are housed. Star Ceiling, created especially for the fair, will be the largest digital-media work presented at the fair's 25-year history.

“New York City’s famed fair.”
— Wall Street Journal

2020 VIP PREVIEW DAY

Invitation Only
Wednesday, March 4

2020 PUBLIC DAYS

Thursday, March 5
Friday, March 6
Saturday, March 7
Sunday, March 8

LOCATION

Piers 90 & 94
New York City