The Armory Show, a leading international contemporary and modern art fair and one of the most important annual art events in New York, takes place every March on Piers 92 & 94 in central Manhattan. The Armory Show is devoted to showcasing the most important artworks of the 20th and 21st centuries. In its fifteen years the fair has become an international institution, combining a selection of the world’s leading galleries with an exceptional program of arts events and exhibitions throughout New York during the celebrated Armory Arts Week.

Thursday, March 6th: Bronx and Soho Day

Artist Chain Reaction Competition

The Andrew Freeman Home

1125 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 10452

This exhibition will feature many of Daniel Hauben’s largest works, several of which have never before been exhibited. These include the most recent Urban Idyl, a 6-panel, 20-foot panorama which includes a self portrait, interior view, still life, and the sprawling urban landscape. Also included will be 5-panel, 17-foot Bronx Vortex, and the 9-foot high The Fifth Crusade. Also: 10 Artists will be put into pairs to collaborate on a piece to be completed by March 10th. Each pair will be given a variety of materials to create their collaborative piece, the winners will receive a prize of $1000.

Time: 6pm – 9pm


Bronx Speaks: No Boundaries

Bronx Arts Alliance

Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse, Lower Level Gallery, Bronx, New York 10456

Bronx Speaks: No Boundaries is presented by the Bronx Arts Alliance (BxAA) and features over 60 artworks selected by a curatorial committee. It includes Bronx and International Artists from over 20 Bronx Art spaces. The exhibit will take place at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and be installed by independent curator by Sarah Corona. The Opening Reception takes place on March 6th with shuttle service from Pier 92 and a live performance by hip-hop duo Circa ’95.

Time: 5pm – 8pm


Shuttle service provided from outside Pier 94 at 4pm

MTA Arts for Transit – Carol Sun

MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design

167th Street Subway Station, 6 Train

In collaboration with Armory Arts Week, The MTA has created a selection of relevant Art Talks as podcasts for commuters to download while in transit. On March 6th, download this free podcast to learn more about A Bronx Reflection, a faceted glass project by artist Carol Sun located in windscreens throughout the east walkway of the 167th Street station. “Home is where the heart lives,” a quote by artist Carol Sun’s brother, captures one of the themes of these colorful windows. Ms. Sun portrays a metaphorical reflection of the Bronx, capturing scenes of school buses, basketball games, and wildlife, reflecting upon fond childhood memories in the Bronx.



The City: The Art We Leave

TriBeCa Loft Atelier

Salomon Arts, 83 Leonard Street, 4th Floor (stair access) TriBeCa, New York 10013

“All that remains of communities and civilizations, all that remains of their worth and dignity exists in the art they leave” – William Carlos Williams

Salomon Arts Gallery presents a focus on art generated by the city with the notion that, when the current structure expires and evolves, the art we create becomes an atmospheric document that preserves our life within its long-gone spaces.

Among the featured artists, Tina Winkhaus, rather than interpreting this world as a strict antithesis to our above ground society, the subterranean caverns reflect its hidden internal structure. Frank Gerard Godlewski returns to New York with a video, a series of post cards that preserve his life in cities of his Grand Tour. Matthew H. James will perform a Butoh-inspired interaction with projected video with live music and his sculpture artwork.

Time: 6pm – 9pm


RSVP to: info@salomonarts.com

SoHo Night

Organizations of SoHo

Various SoHo Locations

SoHo Night is an evening of extended exhibition viewing and special programs by the not-for-profit visual arts institutions in SoHo.

Recess Activities

41 Grand St, SoHo, New York.

Recess Activities will show a work in progress from Liz Magic Laser entitled Bystander.

Hours: 6-8 pm.

The Drawing Center

35 Wooster Street, SoHo, New York

The Drawing Center presents a performance of Rashaad Newsome’s Five This event is FREE, but a RSVP is required. Please email info@drawingcenter.org

Hours: 6:30-8pm

DIA Art Foundation

535 W 22nd St, SoHo, New York

Special Viewing of Walter De Maria’s The New York Earth Room and The Broken Kilometer Join Dia for a special viewing of Walter De Maria’s The New York Earth Room and The Broken Kilometer. The New York Earth Room, 1977, is an interior earth sculpture. It is the third and only existing Earth Room sculpture executed by the artist. The other two were installed in Germany in 1968 and 1974. The Broken Kilometer, 1979, is composed of 500 highly polished, round, solid brass rods, each measuring two meters in length and five centimeters in diameter. The 500 rods are placed in five parallel rows of 100 rods each. This work is the companion piece to De Maria’s 1977 Vertical Earth Kilometer at Kassel, Germany.

Time: 6pm – 8pm


596 Broadway, SoHo, New York.

Harvestworks presents Sabine Gruffat + Paul Geluso: A Kiss of The Earth, a responsive three-screen new media artwork inspired by Sergei Diaghilev’s The Rite of Spring.

Hours: 6 – 9 pm


525 Broadway, Suite 602, SoHo, New York.

CITYarts will hold extended hours in celebration of Armory Arts Week.

Hours: 6 – 9pm

The Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation.

526 LaGuardia Pl, SoHo, New York.

The historic Greenwich Village townhouse and sculpture studio of American artist Chaim Gross will be open from 6-8pm. At 7pm there will be a screening of Leo Jacobs’s 1938 film, ‘Tree Trunk to Head’ (30 min, b/w), which features Gross at work in his East Village studio over several weeks in 1938.

Time: 6pm – 9pm

Time: 6pm – 9pm


see each event for details.

FolioCue.com Unveiled


196 Bowery, SoHo, New York 10012

Please join Jamie Knowles and Laura de Gunzburg to celebrate the launch of FolioCue.com. A new online art platform to discover leading artists and shop inspired style guides of products and clothing, curated to emulate the theme and visual language of the featured artists’ work. The launch event will include an exhibition of new paintings by notable British street artist Ben Eine, who recently collaborated with Louis Vuitton on a limited edition scarf. Partnering brands include Cultured Magazine, Tesla Motors, and LOLA wines.

Time: 6pm – 9pm


RSVP: events@foliocue.com 


The West Harlem Art Fund and FUSION NYC

Four Points by Sheraton Manhattan Soho Village, 66 Charlton Street, SoHo, New York10014

FUSION NYC is an engaged, curator-driven platform for exhibitions and public art around the City. The organizers will produce several curatorial experiences for the public. Our show will explore what it takes to live and express oneself as a full human being. Technology has changed our lives forever but also the relevancy of human endeavor. All facets of our life have been affected and how we relate to one another. So, we will look at ways where we re- integrate our humanity creatively that includes are desires, individual tastes & environment through the lens of curators & artists of color.

Time: 12pm – 9pm

RSVP to fusionartny@gmail.com

MTA Arts for Transit – Walter Martin and Paloma Muñoz

MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design

Canal Street Subway Station, A, C, E Trains

In collaboration with Armory Arts Week, The MTA has created a selection of relevant Art Talks as podcasts for commuters to download while in transit. On March 6th, download this free podcast to learn more about A Gathering, an installation by Walter Martin and Paloma Muñoz located throughout the mezzanine of Canal Street station. Dozens of birds (181 grackles, blackbirds and crows) cast in bronze transform the space into a subterranean aviary.



Single Shot

Anonymous Gallery

9 Great Jones Street, 2nd floor, SoHo, New York 10012

Anonymous Gallery is proud to present artist Pryce Lee’s first solo exhibition, titled “Single Shot.” Consisting of transformative works that speak of life, death and the human experience, Lee’s work provides the opportunity to be both viewer and viewed simultaneously, forcing objectivity and contemplation while becoming a part of the artist’s subject matter. The exhibition will be on display for 3 days only during Armory Arts Week. Please RSVP full names and affiliation to rsvp@anonymousgallery.com.

Time: 11am-2pm or 6pm-9pm


RSVP TO: rsvp@anonymousgallery.com

Friday, March 7th: Long Island City Day

SC Conversations: Sexing Sculpture


44-19 Purves Street, Long Island City, New York 11101

This program brings together the spring issue of Art Journal co-editors Jillian Hernandez and Susan Richmond, as well as contributor Gordon Hall, for a conversation about their subject of “sexing sculpture.” They will explore the capacity for sculpture, and particularly abstract sculpture, to enable alternative modes of erotics and embodiment. Moderated by Ruba Katrib.

Time: 11am – 12pm


Various Exhibitions

MoMa PS1

22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, New York 11101

PS1 will admit anyone mentioning Armory Arts Week for the discounted price of $5. See www.momaps1.org for current exhibition details.

Time: 12pm – 6pm



Radiator Arts Gallery

Radiator Gallery, 10-61 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11106

OFFLINE proposes that part of the cultural response to screen-mediated life includes a re-envisioning of the very thing the digital era suggests we leave behind: the “real.” Without nostalgically fetishizing the analog or relying on anti-technology rhetoric, seven artists use familiar forms like abstract painting, found materials, performance and photography to re-imagine our new “everyday.” Alison S. M. Kobayashi will perform 3 characters inspired by objects found on the sidewalk and in second hand shops in NYC. Viewers are invited into Kobayashi’s ‘dressing room’ to observe the creation of GIF “portraits”. These infinitely looping digital gestures will later be available online.

Time: 3pm – 9pm


MTA Arts for Transit – Jackie Chang

MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design

Metropolitan Avenue / Lorimer Street Subway Station, L and G Trains

In collaboration with Armory Arts Week, The MTA has created a selection of relevant Art Talks as podcasts for commuters to download while in transit. On March 7th, download this free podcast to learn more about Signs of Life, a glass and ceramic tile mosaic installation by artist Jackie Chang, located at the L and G lines at the Metropolitan Avenue/Lorimer Street station. The artist offers text and images arranged as a puzzle throughout the station, seeking to spark the viewers’ imaginations, perhaps hoping that interpretations will emerge over repeated viewings and rumination.



MTA Arts for Transit – Elizabeth Murray

MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design

23rd Street – Ely Avenue Subway Station,E,M,G,7 Trains.

In collaboration with Armory Arts Week, The MTA has created a selection of relevant Art Talks as podcasts for commuters to download while in transit. On March 7th, download this free podcast to learn more about Stream, a vibrant glass mosaic installed in the 23rd Street – Ely Avenue station in Long Island City. Featuring a giant foot and changing weather conditions over the New York skyline, Murray’s work reflects the ebb and flow of passengers as they move throughout the station and on their way – rain or shine.



Saturday, March 8th: Brooklyn and Chelsea Day

The Invisible Dog Annual Sping exhibition opening and open studios

The Invisible Dog Center

51 Bergen Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Spring at The Invisible Dog Art Center opens with three projects all dealing with important facets of the United States of America and being an American. Heather Weston’s AT HOME features portraits of Brooklyn families, all photographed in 2011. Heather’s photographs show us that no two families are alike, but they are all equal members of our community. Nick Vaughn & Jake Margolin’s A MARRIAGE 2 (WEST…ER) is also an exhibition of portraits. These portraits feature queer couples cut from road atlases of the states in which they were wed. This work asks us to consider the American landscape and who lives there and how freely do they live. Finally, Mac Premo’s IT’S LATER THAN YOU THINK is comprised of sculptures and other objects that depict portraits of American themes and icons – the cultural fabric of America.

Time: 1pm – 10pm


Still Life

Outlet Gallery

253 Wilson Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11237

Please join us at OUTLET Gallery for the opening of “Still.Life,” which features new work by five Brooklyn based artists: Genesis Belanger, Brent Everett Dickinson, Andrew Ross, Katie Torn and Heeseop Yoon. Working with installation, collage, photography, porcelain, video and mixed media, the artists reference the historic genre of still life to create compelling contemporary images. Building on the theme of vanitas, their explorations comment on the timeless concerns of consumption, vanity and life’s transience.

Time: 6pm – 10pm


Bushwick/Ridgewood Gallery Tour and Late night

The Galleries of Bushwick and Ridgewood

Galleries in Bushwick and Ridgewood

Bushwick/Ridgewood is a vibrant area that has experienced an amazing transformation over the past few years. Bushwick now showcases over 50 galleries and alternative spaces, as well as hundreds of artists’ studios, and is coming into its own as a creative center of New York City. Galleries and alternative spaces in Bushwick and Ridgewood will stay open ’til 10pm on Saturday night, March 8th, to welcome Armory Arts Week visitors to the new frontier of art in New York. A map will be available for easy navigation of the neighborhood. Included galleries are:

Associated Projects

Et Al Projects

Fresh Window


Honey Ramka

Life on Mars


Momenta Art

Nurture Art

Ortega y Gasset


Parallel Art Space

Robert Henry Contemporary


Schema Projects

Signal Gallery

Slag Gallery


Storefront Ten Eyck

Studio 10

The Living Gallery



Time: 5pm – 10pm


Tour requires RSVP to: outletfineart@gmail.com

Pick-Up @ The Armory Show – Bus Stop across from Piers at West 54th Street and 12 Ave-NE corner (DeWitt Clinton Park)

Private Tour of Pioneer Works, Center for Art & Innovation + Red Hook Artists’ Studios

Pioneer Works, Center for Art and Innovation, in partnership with Fragmental Museum

159 Pioneer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Please join Dustin Yellin (Founder and Director) and Ella Marder (Director of Programs) for a personal guided tour of Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation, one of New York’s most exciting art and residency spaces, a non-profit organization dedicated to the creation, discussion and display of art and science, opened in Spring 2013.

The visit will include the center’s two current exhibitions (Dale Henry: The Artist Who Left New York, curated by Alanna Heiss, Richard Nonas and Dustin Yellin; and House to House II, by French artist Jeanne Susplugas, curated by Guy Reziciner) as well as its 9 art and science residencies. Alanna Heiss’ The Clocktower Gallery’s temporary headquarters and radio station Art On Air will be unveiled that day, as part of Pioneer Works’ first Institutional Residency.

Following the guided PW tour, the visit will continue into the studios of renowned Red Hook-based artists: Dustin Yellin, Michael Joo, Bosco Sodi, Swoon, Carol Bove, and the Still House.

Time: 3pm – 6pm


RSVP required by March 4 at armoryweek@pioneerworks.org

Maria Rapicavoli: A Cielo Aperto

International Studio & Curatorial Program

ISCP, 1040 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11211

A Cielo Aperto ISCP is hosting a solo exhibition by ISCP artist-in-residence, Maria Rapicavoli. A Cielo Aperto, an Italian idiomatic expression that can be translated to “Open Sky,” contextualizes Rapicavoli’s current and long-term artistic research while seeking to open, and therefore disclose, Sicily’s sky as a space occupied by military forces. The exhibition pivots around a newly commissioned, site-specific installation that juxtaposes a large-scale photograph of Sicily’s sky with a series of details from a disassembled military map the artist acquired from a soldier. It will be accompanied by two sets of video works and photographs that investigate the economic and political ties between Sicily and the United States.

Time: 12PM – 6PM


MTA Arts for Transit – Xin Song

MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design

Bay Parkway Subway Station, D Train

In collaboration with Armory Arts Week, The MTA has created a selection of relevant Art Talks as podcasts for commuters to download while in transit. On March 8th, download this free podcast to learn more about Tree of Life, an enchanting laminated glass installation by papercut artist, Xin Song, located on the D line at Bay Parkway Station. Tree of Life bridges the art of contemporary photo collage and traditional Chinese paper cut to evoke the community that surrounds the Bay Parkway Station, in a masterwork of precision and grace.



Japanese Animation

WAH Center

135 Broadway, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York 11211

An Evening of Japanese Animation

Time: 7pm – 11pm


High Line Open Studios 2014- Armory Arts Week

High Line Opens Studios

West Chelsea Arts Building, 526 West 26th Street, New York 10011

The artists of the High Line Open Studios invite the public to step inside their private studios during Armory Arts Week, Saturday March 8, 2014 from 12-6 pm. Located in the West Chelsea Arts district, visitors will have exclusive access to over 40 private artists’ studios. The free self-guide tour begins at the West Chelsea Arts Building, 526 West 26th Street (Between 10th & 11th Avenues) where you can pick up the Tour Guide Map and info.

Time: 12pm – 6pm


Armory Brunch Celebrating the Exhibition City Stages

Aperture Foundation

Aperture Gallery, 547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor, New York 10001

Aperture presents an Armory Brunch to celebrate the exhibition City Stages, featuring photographs by Matthew Pillsbury. City Stages offers a paean to the craft and visionary potential of large-format, black-and-white photography, as well as to the vibrancy of the cultural landscape at a transitional moment—a moment in which our very relationship to that landscape is increasingly mediated by omnipresent screens. Working with black-and-white, 8-by-10 film and long exposures, Pillsbury captures a range of psychologically charged experiences in the urban environment.

Time: 10am – 1pm


RSVP requested to events@aperture.org

EFA OPEN HOUSE: Open Studios, Exhibitions, Printmaking Workshop

The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts

323 West 39th Street, New York 10018

The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts invites guests to our Open House to view over 60 artist studios, the EFA Project Space and EFA’s Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop.

Time: 1pm – 6pm


MTA Arts for Transit – Eric Fischl

MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design

34th Street- Penn Subway Station, A,C,E Trains

In collaboration with Armory Arts Week, The MTA has created a selection of relevant Art Talks as podcasts for commuters to download while in transit. On March 8th, download this free podcast to learn more about The Garden of Circus Delights, an enchanting glass mosaic installation by painter Eric Fischl, located at the A C E subway at 34th – Penn Station. The artist draws parallels between the commuter’s daily path and a dreamlike journey – watch for references to the big top circus, Dante’s Inferno, and Hieronymus Bosch.



Gallery Talk with Israeli photographer Sharon Yaari


534 West 24th Street, New York 10011

Artis and Andrea Meislin Gallery present a talk by Israeli artist Sharon Yaari and International Center of Photography Senior Curator Christopher Phillips. Join us for a special preview of Yaari’s solo exhibition at the gallery, on view from March 8 through April 26. Through documentation of seemingly neutral or banal environments, Yaari’s work engages with the Israeli collective consciousness, exploring the tension between nature and culture, while evoking an uncanny sense of nostalgia and estrangement.

Time: 12pm


RSVP to: Persis@artiscontemporary.org

Sunday, March 9th: Lower East Side Day


Whitebox Art Center

329 Broome Street, New York, NY 10002

TIME:CODE is an exhibition of video art selected from Whitebox Art Center’s archive. The title and curatorial framework metaphorically weave technical nomenclature for video and film synchronization and the experimental film directed by Mike Figgis. The former is addressed in the historical arc of the exhibition consisting of important works by early video pioneers, including Michael Snow, Jonas Mekas, Carolee Schneemann, Gary Hill, Dieter Froese, Dara Birnbaum, Dennis Oppenheim and Jaime Davidovich, shown alongside a succeeding generation of video artists including Ai Weiwei, Gordon Cheung, Sislej Xhafa and others who have engaged the medium as innovatively as their predecessors.

Time: 11am – 6pm


RSVP to: juan.puntes@whiteboxny.org

MTA Arts for Transit – Bing Lee

MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design

Canal Street Subway Station, J Train

In collaboration with Armory Arts Week, The MTA has created a selection of relevant Art Talks as podcasts for commuters to download while in transit. On March 9th, download this free podcast to learn more about Empress Voyage 2.22.1794, a ceramic tile mosaic installation by artist Bing Lee, located on the platform walls and connecting passageway of the Canal Street station on the J Line. Bing Lee’s Empress Voyage commemorates the pioneering expedition of the American merchant ship, Empress of China, which in 1794 returned to New York harbor filled with silk, tea, and porcelain. Through the artist’s lighthearted use of Chinese-derived icons, the tiles illustrate aspects of the then-new trade with Asia, and celebrates today’s Chinatown.



MTA Arts for Transit – Ming Fay

MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design

Delancey St– Essex Street Station, F, J, M, Z Trains

In collaboration with Armory Arts Week, The MTA has created a selection of relevant Art Talks as podcasts for commuters to download while in transit. Download this free podcast to learn more about Shad Crossing, Delancey Orchard, a large-scale mosaic by Ming Fay located on the Brooklyn-bound F platform and mezzanine walls of the Delancey Street station. Millions of glass mosaic tiles make up lush cherry trees and the glimmering bodies of fish, creating an interior environment that harkens back to the neighborhood’s rich history and landscape.




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