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March 7–10, 2019 Piers 92 & 94

Armory Live is a year-round program of conversations highlighting influential members of the international art community—hosted at the fair, online, and throughout New York City.

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The Armory Show in Motion

Revisit highlights from The Armory Show 2018, including the 198 participating galleries, special artist projects, and curated sections. 

Artist Talk | Carolee Schneemann

Kenneth White, Faculty of Curatorial Studies at the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program (ISP) and Guest Faculty of Film History at Sarah Lawrence College, in conversation with Carolee Schneemann, Artist

Pioneering performance artist Carolee Schneemann joins Kenneth White, Faculty of Curatorial Studies at the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program (ISP) and Guest Faculty of Film History at Sarah Lawrence College, for a conversation reflecting on her six-decades of artistic practice, hosted during the final days of her widely celebrated MoMA PS1 retrospective.

Art of Influence | Defining New Cultural Capitals

Pulane Kingston, Collector and Advisory Board Member, Zeitz MOCAA; Ahmed Mater; Artist and Director of the Misk Art Institute; Catherine Petitgas, Collector and Philanthropist, Chair, Tate International Council; Thibault Poutrel, Collector and Philanthropist

This panel explores the evolving role of museums and collectors in shaping an increasingly globalized art world. Panelists will address the rapid growth of new cultural centers, navigating the competing demands of local and global communities, and the nuanced role of the patron in contemporary society.

Artist Talk | JR and Jeffrey Deitch

Matthew Israel, Curator at Large, Artsy, in conversation with Jeffrey Deitch, Gallerist and Curator, and JR, Artist

On the occasion of his new project with The Armory Show, JR, the Academy Award nominated and politically engaged artist joins Gallerist and curator Jeffrey Deitch, in conversation with Artsy’s Curator at Large, Matthew Israel.

Collapsing Structures

Simon Castets, Director, Swiss Institute; Michy Marxuach, Editor and Curator; Laura Raicovich, Independent Curator, Carlos Motta, Artist

In a conversation between a dynamic group of cultural practitioners, this panel will address paradoxical conditions for political resistance and explore the Latino and Latin-American artists whose work attempts to dismantle this apparatus of economic and cultural control.

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Artist Talk | Leonardo Drew and Ja'Tovia Gary

Jen Mergel, Vice President, the Association of Art Museum Curators, former Senior Curator for Contemporary Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in conversation with Leonardo Drew, Artist and Ja'Tovia Gary, Filmmaker

Artist Leonardo Drew, known for his large-scale sculptures of accumulations of found objects, joins documentarian and filmmaker Ja'Tovia Gary in discussion with Platform curator Jen Mergel, Vice President, the Association of Art Museum Curators and former Senior Curator for Contemporary Art, the Museum of Fine Arts.

Consolidation and Innovation | The Future of the Gallery Model

Evan C. Beard, National Art Services Executive, US Trust; Marianne Boesky, Owner and Founder, Marianne Boesky Gallery; Andrea Danese, Co-founder and CEO, Athena Art Finance; Marguerite Hoffman, Collector; Wendy Olsoff, Cofounder, P.P.O.W Gallery

This panel addresses how the art market at large can help support mid-level galleries, and what changes need to come about to do so. Bringing together a diverse group of voices from across the industry, these experts and insiders will discuss innovation, consolidation and what the future of the gallery model really looks like.

Artist Talk | Hermann Nitsch

Robert C. Morgan, Writer and Artist, in conversation with Hermann Nitsch, Artist

Hermann Nitsch, Austrian avant-garde artist and cult provocateur, joins writer and artist Robert C. Morgan for a wide-ranging conversation on Nitsch's five decade career.

Artist Talk | Constant Dullaart And Matt Goerzen

Chrissie Iles, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Curator, the Whitney Museum of American Art, in conversation with Constant Dullaart, Artist; and Matt Goerzen, Researcher

Dutch conceptual artist Constant Dullaart joins researcher Matt Goerzen in a conversation on the technological structures that inform modern visual culture with Chrissie Iles, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Curator, the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Recent Reads

Catching up with Creative Time's Justine Ludwig

Fresh from Texas, where she led a critically celebrated program at Dallas Contemporary, Justine Ludwig speaks with The Armory Show about her new role as director of Creative Time.

Collector Paul Leong's unconventional taste

Known for his unconventional taste and adventurous acquisitions, Paul Leong is not your typical investment banker-turned-collector. Leong speaks with The Armory Show about his approach to collecting, what catches his eye, and the work that got away.

Glenn D. Lowry on MoMA's future

The Armory Show speaks with Glenn D. Lowry, Director of New York's Museum of Modern Art since 1995, to discuss his vision for the future of MoMA, and how museums must respond to the current political climate.


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Beth Rudin DeWoody opens The Bunker Artspace

Known for her quick eye and keen enthusiasm for daring artworks, Beth Rudin DeWoody has gained a reputation as a career-maker for emerging artists, and a taste-maker of sorts. The Armory Show speaks with DeWoody on the occasion of opening The Bunker Artspace, a 20,000-square-foot exhibition space in West Palm Beach.

Pamela Joyner is on a mission

Perhaps no other figure today pursues collecting with the same mission-focused drive of Pamela Joyner, who for the last 20 years has focused on redressing the exclusion of Black artists in the art historical cannon. In a conversation with The Armory Show, Joyner discusses her recent publication, Four Generations, and her continued drive to collect.

Eli Broad on collecting for the future

The Armory Show speaks with Eli Broad–Los Angeles collector, philanthropist and city advocate–on collecting for the future.

Agnes Gund's lifetime of philanthropy

The Armory Show speaks with Agnes Gund, American philanthropist, collector and President Emerita of MoMA, on her new initiative Art for Justice and her lifetime of philanthropy.

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Join us tonight | Armory Live, in collaboration with @ppowgallery, present a conversation on David Wojnarowicz with Cynthia Carr, Karen Finley and Carlo McCormick. Exhibition tour begins at 6:30, talk begins at 7:00pm @ P.P.O.W | 535 West 22nd 6th Floor. • • Pictured: Untitled Ant Series (Eye with Ants) 1988-89, gelatin silver print. • • #ArmoryLive #DavidWojnarowicz
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Armory Live | Join us next Tuesday at 6pm at @NeueHouse for a conversation exploring the impact of technology on identity with @newyorkermag writer @frynaomifry and Miami-based artist @jillianmayer. Fry and Mayer, through their own humorous, erudite perspectives, will probe questions of how our digital lives impact our physical reality. Presented by The Armory Show in partnership with @neuehouse. This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP through the link in bio. Image: Jillian Mayer. • • #ArmoryLive #NHMadisonSq #NaomiFry #JillianMayer #TheArmoryShow
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Tonight, @ppowgallery and the @whitneymuseum open exhibitions of David Wojnarowicz, the artistic firebrand who would come to define the 1980s art scene in New York. • • In celebration of his legacy, and as part of #ArmoryLive, The Armory Show will host a conversation on Wojnarowicz with Cynthia Carr, Karen Finley and Carlo McCormick next Thursday, July 19 at @ppowgallery. The event begins at 6:30pm with a walk-through of their exhibition ‘Soon All This Will Be Picturesque Ruins: The Installations of David Wojnarowicz', followed by a talk and cocktail reception. For more information and to RSVP, visit our Facebook page. • • Pictured: Installation view of David Wojnarowicz’s "Untitled (Burning Boy Installation)" (1985) commission at Robert and Adriana Mnuchin’s Madison Avenue Townhouse, NYC. Courtesy of the Estate of David Wojnarowicz and P.P.O.W. #davidwojnarowicz
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Podcasts

Artist Talk | Renzo Martens

Jarrett Gregory, Curator, Armory Focus, in conversation with Renzo Martens, Artist, Director, Institute for Human Activities

Hypotheses on the Future of the Art Market

Presented by Athena Art Finance

Simon de Pury, Auctioneer, Author; Todd Levin, Director, Levin Art Group; Dominique Lévy, Founder and Partner, Lévy Gorvy; Alain Servais, Collector; Andrea Danese, CEO, Athena Art Finance

Moderated by Kelly Crow, Art Market Reporter, Wall Street Journal

What’s Technology Got to Do with It?

Shiva Ahmadi, Artist; Charles Atlas, Artist; Marilyn Minter, Artist; Thomas Allen Harris, Founder and President, Chimpanzee Productions

Moderated by Barbara London, Founder and former Curator of the Video and Media collection, The Museum of Modern Art, Phaidon author

Beyond the White Box

Presented by Athena Art Finance

Richard Gluckman, Principal, Gluckman Tang Architects; Suzanne Modica, Art Advisor and Curator of Stonescape; Gregory Miller, Collector, President of White Columns Board of Directors; Bernard Lumpkin, Collector, Trustee, Studio Museum in Harlem, Program Director for Friends of Education, The Museum of Modern Art

Moderated by Jane Stageberg, Principal, Bade Stageberg Cox Architects

Collecting Digital: Art, Technology, Preservation and Posterity

Presented by Athena Art Finance

Tabor Robak, Artist; Chrissie Iles, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art; Pamela and Richard Kramlich, Collectors; Michael Connor, Artistic Director, Rhizome; Sima Familant, Private Curator, Art Advisor; Michael Xufu Huang, Collector and Co-Founder, M WOODS

Moderated by Erica Barrish, President of EAB Fine Art Services

A Conversation on Tack, Whack and Quack

Patricia Cronin, Artist; Maura Reilly, Executive Director, National Academy; Shahzia Sikander, Artist

Moderated by Eric Shiner, Senior Vice President, Contemporary Art, Sotheby's, Curator of Platform

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Artist Talk | Bill Powers

Bill Powers, Founder, Half Gallery in conversation with Jeffrey Deitch, Gallerist, Curator, and Andy Spade, Collector

Artist Talk | David Salle | The Painting Life

Joe Bradley, Artist; Alex Katz, Artist; Dana Schutz, Artist; Chris Martin, Artist

Moderated by David Salle, Artist

Artist Talk | Studio Drift

Felix Burrichter, Editor, Creative Director, PIN-UP magazine, in conversation with Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta, Artists, Studio Drift; and Mark Davy, Founder, Futurecity

Artist Talk | Joshua Citarella

Artist Talk | Joshua Citarella | A New Image of Art and the Internet

Orit Gat, Writer, in conversation with Joshua Citarella, Artist, and Troy Conrad Therrien, Curator, Architecture and Digital Initiatives, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Artist Talk | Richard Patterson

Andrew Goldstein, Editor-in-Chief, Artnet News, in conversation with Richard Patterson, Artist