The Armory Show

When the present does not add up, artists look to the future

Artists' forward-looking visions are at the centre of this year’s Armory Focus section, as well as several exhibitions and projects in New York in the coming year

Michelle Stuart: Beyond the Earth

She was one of the first artists to use the land in her work, and now an Armory exhibition showcases the full range of her career

Art fairsanalysis

Armory week marks a return to normal—but not business as usual

As the art world judders back into action, dealers are taking stock of lessons learned, with many prioritising “doing more by doing less”

New and noteworthy: see what the Armory Show's younger galleries are bringing to the fair

In the Presents section, galleries founded within the past ten years present solo or dual-artist shows. Here are some works to look out for this year

Noah Horowitz joins Sotheby's after stepping down as Art Basel’s director of Americas

Horowitz's new position will see him increasing Sotheby's collaboration with galleries and art dealers

Armory Show will launch digital exhibition space, starting with a pandemic-related show

First offering will feature works by Hank Willis Thomas, Gordon Matta Clark and others

Armory Show will move to New York's Javits Center in 2021 and switch from spring to autumn

The shift of venue and date follows ongoing issues with the city's west side piers and marks a significant change to the art world calendar

June Edmonds wins inaugural $10,000 Aware Prize for women artists at the Armory Show

Presented by the Paris-based nonprofit Aware, the new award recognises a solo presentation of work by a female artist at the fair

New York's Armory Show sees solid sales despite coronavirus risk

Liberal amounts of hand sanitiser and a consistent base of US buyers dominated the fair's opening day

In personinterview

In Person | Armory Show director Nicole Berry keeps the show on the road

The director of New York's homegrown art fair says she is ready to make some "radical" shifts following last year's venue upset

Collector's Eye: Candace Carmel Barasch

The New York real estate heiress tells us what she's bought and why she loves it

Art world inequities spark labour campaign by museum workers

As institutions pursue multimillion-dollar expansions, workers feel the squeeze and try to organise

Hope punctures darkness in The Armory Show's Platform section

Nine large works pose big questions in tandem with a World’s Fair theme

Sales at New York’s Armory Show prove more stable than its venue

After the fair's last-minute relocation that displaced Volta from Pier 90, exhibitors from both fairs credit 'generous' community support for good business

Making Miró: MoMA show explores turning point in artist’s career

An exhibition focuses on The Birth of the World, a 1925 painting in which the artist combined painterly spontaneity with a calligraphic deliberation

Public artinterview

Siah Armajani: making magic for the masses

The Met Breuer and Public Art Fund showcase Siah Armajani, the Iranian-born artist whose work mixes philosophy and whimsy

Must-see exhibitions during The Armory Show

From Frida Kahlo’s personal items at the Brooklyn Museum to the work of Jamaica-born artist Nari Ward at the New Museum, there’s plenty to see off-pier

From the archive: gossip from The Armory Show over the years

Donald Judd's studio secrets spilled, multi-tasking gallerists and Glenn Lowry's statement sans collar suit

From grit to glitter: a look back at 25 years of The Armory Show

The Gramercy International Art Fair was the edgy alternative to establishment fairs when it first began—reimagined as The Armory Show, it has grown into an economic juggernaut

Thirteen artists not to miss at The Armory Show

In the fair’s Presents section, galleries founded no more than ten years ago exhibit artists solo or in pairs. Here are some faces to look out for

New York’s fair landscape is in flux as Armory Week kicks off

Armory Show shifts venues, causing the cancellation of Volta and the emergency launch of Plan B, revealing the stakes for commercial art platforms are rising

New York edition of Volta suspended as The Armory Show makes emergency decision to relocate to Pier 90

Unforeseen structural issues have forced a third of the Armory's exhibitors out of their planned Pier 92 space and into Volta's venue

The Armory Show offers a free booth to emerging galleries to celebrate its 25-year legacy

The first recipient of the new Gramercy International Prize, Ramiken gallery, will present two artists at the 2019 edition of the fair

South African art shines at the Armory Show

Works dealing with issues of post-colonial politics, black power, and identity find a receptive US audience

The talk of the piers: what VIPs are buzzing about at the Armory Show

Indoor weather systems, female warriors in porcelain and 250 ways to confront death

Nicole Berry on what you’ll see at this year’s Armory Show

The fair’s new director describes how she has kept the fair relevant while staying true to its founding ethos

New York's March fairs aim to seize market moment

Your essential guide to the Armory Show, Volta, Independent, Nada and beyond

Art marketanalysis

ADAA's Art Show misses Armory week crowds, but focused displays of challenging works still prove popular

Exhibitors reflect on how art market has changed since the 1980s at 30th edition of New York fair

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

Interviewarchive

Interview with dealer Sean Kelly: Marina Abramovic, art fairs, and expanding off the beaten path

The British-born dealer may be a reluctant power-player, but his new, larger space reflects his place in the pecking order

Art marketarchive

All’s fair in art market war: Competition heats up as Art Basel and Frieze expand

Smaller art fairs such as the Armory Show and Art Stage Singapore are feeling the strain

Video artarchive

Fast forward video art

Artists love it as a medium, but are collectors and dealers too busy for time-based work at an art fair?

New Yorkarchive

New York's lack of a standout art fair

New York is a city with the space and the traction to make introducing a fair of Art Basel's scale a lucrative prospect. So why are locals dragging their feet?

Art fairsarchive

The Disarmory presents artists who have conceptually disarmed a work of their choosing

Themed events at the fair include, “Armed and Dangerous” and “The Wartime Ball”, taking place this weekend

Art fairsarchive

Tough times at the 2002 Armory

Collectors were cautious as economic woes continue

May 2001archive

Eight leading market figures on what the next recession will mean for the art world

In 2001 they predicted that some areas such as the Old Master market will remain stable but that trendy art would lose its zip