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September 9-12, 2021   Javits Center

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

Interview with Gramercy International Prize Winner Kai Matsumiya and artist Pedro Wirz

Kai Matsumiya is the winner of the second annual Gramercy International Prize, and will be presenting work by Brazilian artist Pedro Wirz at The Armory Show 2020. The Armory Show spoke with both Kai and Pedro about their plans for the fair, and the importance of emerging galleries in NYC today.

2020 Platform presentations announced

The Armory Show announces the 2020 Platform section, with seven large-scale projects that explore how contemporary artists use the genres of satire, caricature, and the grotesque as tools of social critique.

Anne Ellegood on the 2020 Platform section

Anne Ellegood speaks with The Armory Show about her unwavering belief in art as a catalyst for political and social change and her commitment to supporting large-scale initiatives.

2020 Participating Exhibitors Announced

The Armory Show will welcome 178 exhibitors from 31 countries for an exciting 2020 edition featuring an expanded curatorial program and 30 first-time exhibitors

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New Discoveries

The Armory Show hears from four new exhibitors—from Dubai to Cologne—on why they chose The Armory Show and what they will exhibit in March

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.

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