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Sally Tallant on the Importance of Biennials

Sally Tallant, Director of Liverpool Biennial and the 2019 Platform curator, speaks with The Armory Show about the enduring importance of biennials and her vision for Platform, the fair's celebrated projects section.

The Armory Show Celebrates 25 Years

To mark the fair’s 25th Anniversary edition, The Armory Show unveiled a campaign of iconic images taken from the fair’s first editions at the Gramercy Park Hotel. Accompanying the campaign is an exciting three-part digital narrative that chronicles the fair’s early years at the Gramercy Hotel through its relocation to Manhattan’s Westside.

Susanne Vielmetter Joins the Selection Committee

Susanne Vielmetter of Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, has been appointed to the fair's Selection Committee. The Armory Show recently spoke with Vielmetter about the opening of her new downtown space, what The Armory Show means to her, and why consistency and innovation are the pillars of her business nearly 20 years on.

2019 Curators Announced

Sally Tallant, Director of Liverpool Biennial; Lauren Haynes, Curator of Contemporary Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art; and Dan Byers, Director of Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts have been appointed as curators for The Armory Show's 25th Anniversary edition.

The Armory Show in Motion

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

Eliza Osborne Appointed Deputy Director

The Armory Show has appointed Eliza Osborne Deputy Director of The Armory Show. Osborne will oversee the VIP Program, manage strategic partnerships, and further strengthen the fair’s relationships with collectors, galleries, and institutions worldwide.

Armory Live Talks Programming

Armory Live features keynote by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director of Serpentine Galleries, on exhibition making in the 21st century; solo artist conversations with JR, Hermann Nitsch and Carolee Schneemann; and artists-in-dialogue pairings featuring Constant Dullaart and Matt Goerzen; Leonardo Drew and Ja'Tovia Gary; and Josh Kline and Patty Chang.

2018 Fair Highlights

The fair welcomes 66 new exhibitors, including several who have returned after years of absence, including Galerie Eigen + Art (Berlin), Gagosian (New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Paris, Rome, Athens, Geneva, Hong Kong), Perrotin (New York, Paris, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo), Regen Projects (Los Angeles) and Van Doren Waxter (New York).

The Second Annual Presents Prize

The 2018 Presents Booth Prize, supported by Athena Art Finance, will be awarded by a jury of international collectors and curators: Naomi Beckwith, Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Glenn Fuhrman, Collector and Founder of FLAG Art Foundation; Marguerite Hoffman, Collector; and Pamela Joyner, Collector and Philanthropist.

Platform Details Announced

The Contingent features 15 site-responsive projects, including 11 new works by The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Sarah Cain, Beth Campbell, Tara Donovan, Leonardo Drew, Jeffrey Gibson, JR, Amalia Pica, Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley, Berndnaut Smilde, and Wilmer Wilson IV. Four large-scale projects by Elmgreen & Dragset, Sir Richard Long, Mary Sibande, and Wang Xin will make their US debut.

An Interview with Glenn D. Lowry

The Armory Show speaks with 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.

Focus 2018 Details Announced

Examining the ways in which technology has mediated representation of the physical body and imagined its emancipation in contemporary art, the Focus section brings together 28 galleries presenting 34 artists from 18 countries, whose work spans nearly five decades of artistic practice.

Catching up with Beth Rudin DeWoody

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.

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.

An Interview With Agnes Gund

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.

2018 Curatorial Appointments

Gabriel Ritter of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and Jen Mergel, formerly of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, will curate the 2018 fair's Focus and Platform sections, respectively.

Curatorial Leadership Summit

Naomi Beckwith, Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago will chair The Armory Show's first-ever Curatorial Leadership Summit.

2018 Applications Now Open

The Armory Show is now accepting applications from commercial galleries for the 2018 fair.

2018 Dates Announced

Following the success of the 2017 edition, The Armory Show is pleased to announce the dates for the upcoming edition: March 8-11, 2018 with a VIP Preview on March 7.

Tune in to Armory Live

Armory Live is an interactive program of talks, live events and screenings hosted at the fair and online.

Mariane Ibrahim Gallery Is The Winner of The Presents Booth Prize

The Armory Show and Athena Art Finance Corp. are pleased to announce Mariane Ibrahim Gallery (Seattle) as the winner of the inaugural Presents Booth Prize.

The Armory Show Partners With Hospitality House

The Armory Show is pleased to announce a partnership with Hospitality House, the food and beverage advisory firm headquartered in New York.

Tickets Now on Sale for the 2017 Edition

New for 2017, join us on Thursday and Friday from 5 to 8pm for a happy hour special – tickets are just $25.

Armory Live Talks Announced

Armory Live will bring together prominent curators, critics, artists and collectors for a series of thought-provoking conversations.

13 Large-scale Projects Announced for Inaugural Edition of Platform

This March, The Armory Show will debut Platform, a new, curated exhibitor section that stages large-scale artworks, installations and site-specific commissions across Piers 92 & 94.

The Armory Party at MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art will host The Armory Party, a benefit event with a live performance by St. Lucia, celebrating the opening of The Armory Show and Armory Arts Week, on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Purchase your ticket today.

2017 Exhibiting Galleries Announced

With a premier selection of new exhibitors, ambitious presentations and a redesigned floor plan, The Armory Show’s 2017 exhibitor list is the strongest in years.


What Is To Be Done?, curated by Jarrett Gregory (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), brings together 12 artists from 10 countries around the idea of social and political awareness during a time of uncertainty.

Details of New VIP Lounge Revealed

A new floor plan and VIP lounge at the Armory Show, the annual New York fair that takes place in March on the Hudson River piers, aims to brighten the atmosphere in 2017.

The Armory Show announces a prize for young galleries

The Presents Booth Prize, supported by Athena Art Finance, will recognize an outstanding and innovative gallery presentation within the Presents section of the fair.


The Armory Show has announced that Jarrett Gregory, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Eric Shiner, Director of The Andy Warhol Museum have been appointed as curators for The Armory Show 2017.

A New Vision is Announced for 2017

The Armory Show has announced a new vision for the 2017 edition aimed at enhancing the quality of artwork on display, fostering young galleries and staging ambitious projects that activate and draw inspiration from the fair’s unique industrial venue on Piers 92 & 94 in Midtown Manhattan.