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September 8-11, 2022   Javits Center

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Armory Off-Site

With partnerships across New York City, Armory Off-Site expands the reach of The Armory Show with large-scale and interactive artworks in key public areas around the city—introducing international contemporary artists to a wider audience and inspiring dialogues around art. The program will launch in conjunction with The Armory Show on September 9, with several projects on display until December 2021.

2021 Platform Projects Announced

The Armory Show announces the 2021 Platform section, Can you hear the fault lines breathing?, curated Claudia Schmuckli. The section will feature eight works that speak to the urgency of working toward new models of bridging fault lines—societal, historical, or geographical—that are grounded in empathy and understanding.

2021 Exhibitors Announced

The Armory Show is pleased to announce the exhibitor list for its 2021 edition, featuring 194 leading international galleries from 38 countries. The fair will take place from September 9-12, 2021, at the state-of-the-art Javits Center – The Armory Show’s new, permanent venue.

Valerie Cassel Oliver discusses the 2021 Curatorial Leadership Summit

Valerie Cassel Oliver, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and the 2021 Curatorial Leadership Summit Chair, speaks to The Armory Show about the realities, challenges, and future visions of cultural institutions.

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Watch the newly released short film on The Caddy Court

Watch the newly released short film on The Armory Show's 2020 Town Square Platform project, The Caddy Court

2021 Curators Announced

Wassan Al-Khudhairi, Claudia Schmuckli, and Valerie Cassel Oliver will lead The Armory Show’s 2021 curatorial initiatives for the fair's inaugural year at the Javits Center.

Interview with the 2020 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 projects announced

The Armory Show announces the 2020 Platform presentations, 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 art as social critique and the 2020 Platform section

Anne Ellegood, the recently appointed Executive Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 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.

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

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

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.

Nora Burnett Abrams on her vision for Perspectives, the fair's newest section

The Armory Show's newest exhibitor section, Perspectives, is devoted to recontextualizing 20th century artworks. Here, inaugural curator Nora Burnett Abrams reveals how her vision for Perspectives will present fresh viewpoints on the past.

Inside the Collection of Barbara and Howard Morse

Collectors Barbara and Howard Morse have quietly supported some of the most challenging and provocative artworks made over the last few decades. At their home, surrounded by contemporary artists such as Cameron Rowland, Park McArthur, and Jason Loebs, they reflect on New York in the 90s, Colin de Land's American Fine Arts, Co., and their continued and unwavering support for artists who challenge the status quo.

Lisa Spellman's 303 Gallery turns 35

Lisa Spellman—a key figure in The Armory Show's founding—has spent over three decades cultivating one of the most cutting-edge gallery programs in New York. As her now-legendary 303 Gallery celebrates 35 years, she reflects on her most memorable exhibitions, what it means to support her artists, and why she's returning to the fair this year.