The Armory Show

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ARTnews

February 23, 2017
Concrete Block to Levitate at Armory Show

When the Armory Show opens to select visitors next Wednesday the monumental concrete cube, which measures 16 x 8 x 8 feet, will float above fairgoers at the booth of Pace Gallery. It is called, quite appropriately, Drifter.  - Alex Greenberger

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Financial Times - How To Spend It

February 15, 2017
Arresting new art at New York’s Armory Show

Eleven red-and-white shapes – some resembling bowling pins, some more like mushroom heads – emerge from the floor like glossy aluminium growths. The artist is Yayoi Kusama, the work is Guidepost to the New World (from $1m, edition of five), and it can be found at this year’s edition of New York art fair, The Armory Show, on March 2-5.  - Kasia Maciejowska

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The Art Newspaper

February 3, 2017
“Experimentation and bold moves”: Ben Genocchio tells us what to expect from The Armory Show

The fair’s new director hopes to beat significant competition with big plans for the first edition fully under his control.  - Sarah Hanson

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Artnet News

January 27, 2017
Jeffrey Deitch, Simon de Pury, and Marilyn Minter in Talks Program at the Armory Show

When the Armory Show hits the pier in New York in March, it will have a full schedule of conversations and screenings featuring 15 international artists, as well as curators, critics, and collectors.  - Sarah Cascone

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Artnet News

January 19, 2017
The Armory Show’s Ben Genocchio on the Transformation of the Focus Section

The fair's new executive director believes it's time to rethink the model.  - Rozalia Jovanovic

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Time Out New York

January 13, 2017
The Armory Show guide

Here’s everything you need to know about the Armory Show, New York’s biggest and most exciting international art fair  - Howard Halle

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New York Times

January 10, 2017
Piers 92 and 94 to Stand Out at the Armory Show

For the fair’s 2017 edition, which runs from March 2 through March 5, the first entirely under his direction, Mr. Genocchio said, “I wanted to make the building an asset.” Working with the curator Eric Shiner, he has commissioned 11 artist projects throughout the piers “to allow you to better see the vast industrial structure.”  - Hilarie M. Sheets

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Artsy

November 22, 2016
71 New Galleries Mark Major Overhaul for New York's Armory Show

The Armory Show announced its roster of 207 exhibiting galleries for the 2017 edition of the fair on Tuesday. The first iteration of the fair under the direction of Benjamin Genocchio sees 71 new participants and a significantly overhauled floorplan.  - Alexander Forbes

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Artnet News

June 1, 2016
The Armory Show Reveals It's 2017 Curatorial Team

The New York-based art fair recruited Jarrett Gregory, associate curator of contemporary art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Eric Shiner, director of the Andy Warhol Museum.  - Henri Neuendorf

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Wall Street Journal

May 15, 2016
The New Face of African Art

At New York’s Armory Show in March, organizers set aside an area for 14 galleries who show African artists, several of whom had never shown in the U.S. before.  - Kelly Crow

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New York Times

April 5, 2016
Fashion Statements at The Armory Show

Yes, art fair season hit New York in March, and the Armory Show was the top draw for heavy-hitting collectors, gallerists, celebrities and art lovers.  - John Ortved

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New York Times

March 3, 2016
What Not to Miss at The Armory Show at the Piers

With 205 international dealers in modern and contemporary art, down from approximately 275 in 2011, this year’s Armory Show is more spacious and easier to navigate than in the past  - Ken Johnson

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Forbes

March 3, 2016
The Armory Show Starts With Brisk Sales, Highlights African Art

The 2016 Armory Show at Pier 92 and 94 held its VIP preview Tuesday. Strong sales were reported by the end of the day within a wide range of mediums and styles.  - Bettina Zilkha

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Artsy

March 3, 2016
At Armory Show, International Dealers Find Refuge in New York Market's Strength

The 22nd edition of the New York institution welcomes 205 galleries from 36 countries on every continent save Antarctica and Australia—the motherland of its new director, Benjamin Genocchio.  - Alexander Forbes

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New York Post

March 3, 2016
Armory Show's VIP Preview Attracts Big Names

Celebs, collectors, gallerists and artists mixed at the annual Armory Show’s VIP preview on Piers 92 and 94  - Ian Mohr

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Bloomberg

March 3, 2016
Anderson Cooper, Steve Martin Hit Armory as Black Artists Dazzle

Art was moving briskly during the VIP opening of the Armory Show, the annual trade event featuring about 200 international galleries spread over two Hudson River piers.  - Katya Kazakina

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Wall Street Journal

March 2, 2016
The executive director of the art fair discusses the future of The Armory Show, diversity in art and more

Over the past several years, The Armory Show—long considered one of the country’s leading art fairs—has weathered more than a few changes.  - Thomas Gebremedhin

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New York Observer

March 2, 2016
The Armory Show Unveils a New Era for African Art

The fair's Focus Section puts African artists front and center  - Ryan Steadman

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Financial Times

March 2, 2016
The Best of the New York Armory 2016

Established in 1994, the Armory is one of the premier art fairs in New York and, these pieces notwithstanding, the one with the greatest gravitas.  - Catherine Milner

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W Magazine

March 1, 2016
A First Look at The Women Artists of The Armory Show 2016

Women are making their mark at The Armory Show in New York. Before the VIP opening on Wednesday, a preview of the most striking booths at the fair.  - Fan Zhong

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