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March 5–8, 2020   Piers 90 and 94

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

Jamillah James on organizing the 2020 Focus section

A leading force in the Los Angeles art scene, Jamillah James speaks with The Armory Show about the forthcoming edition of the Focus section, and why truth, fiction, and narrative are at the center of her curatorial vision.

José Carlos Diaz on addressing institutional transparency

José Carlos Diaz, Chief Curator at The Andy Warhol Museum, is set to chair The Armory Show’s third annual Curatorial Leadership Summit this March. Ahead of his much-anticipated exhibition opening later this month, Diaz speaks about the evolving role of the curator and the importance of institutional transparency.

Perspectives, the newest exhibitor section, is devoted to 20th century artworks

Nora Burnett Abrams, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, will curate the debut edition of Perspectives, The Armory Show’s new exhibitor section devoted to 20th century artworks. Nora speaks with The Armory Show about drawing a continuum between art of the past and present, and how her vision for Perspectives will present fresh viewpoints on historical artworks.

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.

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Images from the 2019 Edition

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.

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.

Celebrating 25 Years of Art
Celebrating 25 Years of Art

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Piers 90 & 94
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