The Armory Show, housed in Piers 92 and 94 along the Hudson River on Manhattan’s west side, is the largest art fair in New York and one of the principal annual art events in the international art market calendar. Visited by tens of thousands of people each March, the Armory has for almost two decades been the showpiece for some of the world’s most important modern and contemporary art galleries. Canonical names from Picasso to Pollock have all been presented at the fair, as have, in equal measure, some of the most cutting edge artists of a younger generation. Organized by The Armory Show, Armory Arts Week has emerged as one of liveliest moments in New York’s already rich cultural calendar, with a number of smaller art fairs temporarily alighting throughout the city and the major museums staging their marquee exhibitions to coincide with the fair.
This year, The Armory Show kicked off on Piers 92 & 94 with the works of leading galleries around the globe, featuring masterpieces by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol and more. Check out some of the event’s unique pieces below, and head over to see the event before it’s conclusion on the 10th!
Fontana – Galleria Repetto
(L) Yoshitomo Nara – On the F-word – Sims Reed Gallery
(R) Tom Otterness – Kissing Couple – Marlborough
Ed Ruscha – News, Mews, Stews, Brews, and Dues – Sims Reed Gallery
(L) Keith Sonnier – “Momus” – Galerie Thomas
(R) Luis Tomasello – Atmosphere Chromplastique No. 186 – Leon Tovar Gallery
Jesus Rafael Soto – Quadrato – Leon Tovar Gallery
Photos courtesy of The Armory Show