Evan Roth / Landscapes
The Armory Show is New York City’s premier art fair and a leading cultural destination for discovering and collecting the world’s most important 20th and 21st century art. Staged on Piers 92 & 94, The Armory Show features presentations by over 200 leading international galleries, innovative artist commissions and dynamic public programs. Since its founding in 1994, The Armory Show has served as a nexus for the art world, inspiring dialogue, discovery and patronage in the visual arts.
The Armory Show was founded by four New York gallerists – Colin de Land, Pat Hearn, Matthew Marks and Paul Morris – who sought a platform to present and promote new voices in the visual arts. In its 24 years, The Armory Show has stayed firm to its mission while establishing itself as an unmissable art event set in the heart of New York City and welcoming over 65,000 visitors annually.
Park Hyun-ki / Gallery Hyundai
Wang Xin / De Sarthe Gallery
Dedicated exclusively to 20th century artworks, Insights emphasizes solo-artist, dual-artist and thematic presentations. This section highlights canonical works of modernism and the post-war era as well as overlooked artistic gems and rediscoveries.
Mel Bochner (detail)
Jose Carlos / Imi Knoebel
Linairis Viktor / Mariane Ibrahim Gallery
Presents is a platform for young galleries no more than ten years old to showcase recent work from emerging artists. Solo-artist and dual-artist presentations spotlight the next generation of artistic talents, which visitors can discover in this in-depth and intimate setting.
Berndnaut Smilde / Ronchini Gallery
Reynier Leyva Novo / El Apartamento
FOCUS: CURATED BY GABRIEL RITTER
Focus realizes the vision of an annually appointed curator through a selection of new or rarely seen work by today’s most relevant and compelling artists. This year, 28 galleries will present solo or dual-artist presentations that have been organized specifically for The Armory Show under the direction of Gabriel Ritter.
JR / Unframed
JR / Unframed (detail)
PLATFORM: CURATED BY JEN MERGEL
Platform stages large-scale artworks, installations and commissions across Piers 92 & 94. Now in its second edition, the 2018 Platform section, entitled The Contingent and curated by Jen Mergel, features 15 site-responsive projects by internationally acclaimed artists.
Igshaan Adams, Fountain, Blank Projects / Tara Donavan, Pace Gallery
Fabrice Samyn, Suppose You Don’t Exist / Meessen De Clercq
Among the over 200 galleries exhibiting include Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa, I8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland, Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, Whitestone Gallery, and many of the usual New York players, Gagosian Gallery, Galerie Lelong & Co., Pace Gallery and Perrotin.