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ArtNews

May 9, 2018
Armory Show Taps Eliza Osborne as Deputy Director

Osborne joins the fair following her term as the executive director for the Centre Pompidou Foundation in Los Angeles, where she oversaw over $27 million worth of acquisitions.  - Annie Armstrong

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Ocula

March 16, 2018
Armory Week 2018

A new layout designed by Bade Stageberg Cox and a reduction in exhibitor numbers made The Armory Show's 24th edition feel more polished and international than ever before.  - Kat Herriman

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Excelsior

March 13, 2018
The Armory Show: With Art, Less Is More

The most important fair of New York reduced the number of galleries to offer a better experience to visitors.  - Edgar Alejandro Hernández

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Die Welt

March 10, 2018
Nicely Roared, Lion!

In November, the New York art fair Armory Show made news with a MeToo scandal. Now the fair presents itself with a new leader and a sharper profile  - Beate Scheder

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The Art Newspaper

March 9, 2018
South African Art Shines at the Armory Show

Dealers and young artists from South Africa...have made a particularly strong showing at this year's fair.  - Sarah P. Hanson and Gareth Harris

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The Cut

March 9, 2018
7 Artists to See at the Armory Show This Weekend

Artwork from 198 galleries based in 31 countries is displayed in a maze of booths, featuring top artists.  - Carolyn Twersky

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Les Echos

March 8, 2018
The Armory Show: When French artists are presented majestically in New York

The most popular contemporary art fair in New York opened in a particularly favorable atmosphere for French art  - Judith Benhamou-Huet

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Artnet News

March 8, 2018
7 Rising Stars to Watch at the 2018 Armory Show

Out of all the fairs taking place this week, the Armory Show is the premier arena for blue-chip art and work by the world’s most established artists.  - Eileen Kinsella & Rachel Corbett

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The New York Times

March 8, 2018
30 Must-See Artists at the Armory Show

The Armory Show, one of the city’s top fairs for 20th- and 21st-century art, had a shake-up in the last year.  - Martha Schwendener

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Forbes

March 8, 2018
In A Strong Art Market, A Tight, High Quality Armory Show

"My vision for The Armory Show, as we near our 25th anniversary in 2019, is to look back at the original reasons the fair was created"  - Bettina Zilkha

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Artsy

March 7, 2018
The 20 Best Booths at The Armory Show

The Armory Show has a bit of something for everyone—from a 16-foot-tall ferris wheel sculpture to rare works on paper by Yayoi Kusama, made with materials gifted to the artist by Joseph Cornell when the pair split up.  - Scott Indrisek, Alexander Forbes and Molly Gottschalk

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Artnet News

March 7, 2018
5 High-Stakes Challenges Facing the Armory Show, and How New Director Nicole Berry Is Tackling Them Head-On

Few know the ins and outs of this battle royale better than Nicole Berry, executive director of the Armory Show.  - Tim Schneider

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The Guardian

March 6, 2018
Resistance and feminism: what to expect from this year's Armory Show

The much-anticipated contemporary art fair hits New York with a range of provocative pieces, taking aim at Trump and highlighting the work of female artists.  - Nadja Sayej

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Artsy

March 5, 2018
Nicole Berry Takes the Reins at The Armory Show

This year’s Armory Show bears another Berry hallmark: a day-long Curatorial Leadership Summit.  - Anna Louie Sussman

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The Wall Street Journal

March 5, 2018
High Tech Meets High Art at the Armory Show

The New York contemporary art fair will feature 3-D printed sculptures, a ‘digital shaman’ and more  - Kelly Crow

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New York Times

March 2, 2018
At Art Fairs, Keep an Open Mind, but Watch the Wallet

Art fairs have grown in importance to dealers and collectors in the past decade.  - Paul Sullivan

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Cultured

March 1, 2018
Meet The Directors Behind New York Armory Week

This year, some of the city’s biggest fairs are expanding their square footage, doubling down on curatorial presentations and making space for younger voices.  - Antwaun Sargent

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Gotham Magazine

March 1, 2018
En Focus

In a world where over 250 art fairs take place annually, New York City’s premier contemporary and modern presentation, The Armory Show, raises the intellectual bar with Focus.  - Allison Berg

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Cultured Magazine

March 1, 2018
Fair Game

At the helm of this spring’s leading art fairs—Independent, The Armory Show and NADA New York—are three formidable women. Antwaun Sargent checks in with the directors for a preview.

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Barrons

February 28, 2018
The Armory Show Aims to Spark ‘Critical Dialogue’

Berry’s goals is to offer artists and presentations that are new and thought-provoking and can inspire critical dialogue, “not just Instagrammable moments.”  - Abby Schultz

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SURFACE

February 27, 2018
Curator Gabriel Ritter Envisions a Post-Human Future

The Minneapolis-based curator confronts what happens to the body when technology replaces the mind.  - Alexxa Gotthardt

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New York Times

February 7, 2018
At Armory Show, Global Art and a JR Installation Will Cover Two Piers

“The Contingent,” the art fair’s second edition of its “Platform” section, with 15 site-responsive works installed throughout the two piers.  - Hilarie M. Sheets

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Artnet News

February 7, 2018
The Artist JR Will Plaster the Facade of This Year’s Armory Show With the Faces of Immigrants

Titled SO CLOSE, JR is plastering the exterior of Pier 94 with photographs that meld archival images from Ellis Island with portraits of Syrian refugees.  - Sarah Cascone

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The Art Newspaper

January 15, 2018
Armory Show’s Focus sector looks at the body and technology

Gabriel Ritter's display includes 34 artists from the 1970s to today, from Hermann Nitsch and Bruce Nauman to Tabita Rezaire and Patty Chang.  - James H. Miller

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Artsy

December 14, 2017
How Black Artists, Dealers, and Collectors Are Boosting the Careers of Their Younger Peers

The current movement to integrate black artists into mainstream museums and the broader market.  - Antwaun Sargent

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Artnet News

November 6, 2017
The Armory Show Lures Gagosian Back to the Piers for a Slimmed-Down 2018 Edition

This year also marks the Armory Show’s inaugural Curatorial Leadership Summit, a daylong gathering of curators from around the world.  - Henri Neuendorf

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Financial Times

October 20, 2017
Paris has designs on buyers

New York’s Armory Show is adapting the composition of the fair to help mid-size galleries compete with their heavier-weight peers.  - Melanie Gerlis

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Financial Times

September 29, 2017
Art fair trend: storytelling

Dealers and auction houses are using narrative to exhibit works ever more creatively  - Melanie Gerlis

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Le Monde

March 7, 2017
At The Armory Show in New York, Trump Era Does Not Prevent Business

The grand art fair event jockeys to be among the best in the world.  - Emmanuelle Lequeux

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The Art Newspaper

March 2, 2017
Revamped Armory Show draws praise and crowds - New director juggles commercial success and curatorial merit

The Armory Show is redefining its relationship with the New York fair landscape, and some galleries seemed to be redefining their relationship with the fair.  - Dan Duray

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Forbes

March 2, 2017
Armory Show 2017 Opens With A Major Redesign, Brisk Sales

Since taking the job over a year ago, Executive Director Benjamin Genocchio's major focus has been to overhaul the fair, knocking through walls to create more windows and more light, widening the aisles, and making the booths more spacious. The response to the changes was overwhelmingly positive among both dealers and collectors alike.  - Bettina Zilkha

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Town & Country

March 1, 2017
T&C hosts an intimate dinner in honor of the annual New York City art extravaganza

T&C hosts an intimate dinner in honor of the annual New York City art extravaganza.  - Adam Rathe

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Wall Street Journal

March 1, 2017
How a Kusama Gets From Japan to the Armory Show

The artist’s 11 candy-red, polka-dot sculptures weighing more than a ton traveled by air, land and sea; ‘Guidepost to the New World’ arrives in New York.  - Jennifer Smith

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Artsy

February 25, 2017
Benjamin Genocchio on Making The Armory Show Relevant in Today’s Market

This year sees some of the biggest changes to The Armory Show’s layout and exhibitor list in the fair’s 23-year history.  - Alexander Forbes

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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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