The Armory Show’s 2020 Large-Scale Platform Program

Works of sociopolitical satire at its finest, curated by Anne Ellegood

Placed throughout NYC‘s Pier 90 and Pier 94, the large-scale works and installations that comprise The Armory Show‘s Platform program do more than honor this year’s theme of “Brutal Truths.” The art pieces—drawn from seven artists/artist duos—whip their viewers into an immediate sociopolitical discourse and they do so with humor. Curated by Anne Ellegood, the Executive Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, …

Black + White Artworks from The Armory Show 2019

Paintings, sculpture, collage and more pieces that demonstrate the power of contrast

Wandering the halls of an art fair, visitors often flick their eyes to the ostentatious—pillars of color, sparkling shapes, neon word-based art and even manipulated reflections of self. It’s easy for explosive color to captivate. And yet, passing through 2019’s The Armory Show in NYC, numerous works composed solely of black and white remind visitors of the power in simple contrast. The following five selections …

Artist Nacho Carbonell’s Cocoon-Like Lamps at The Armory Show

An imaginative solo presentation at the NYC art fair from Carpenters Workshop Gallery

When meandering through The Armory Show—one of NYC’s strongest annual art events—visitors’ eyes fall upon works both new and old, worn and wondrous. In that blitz of painting, sculpture, photo and VR, it’s hard to find pieces that quietly impart a wow factor that truly connects art with viewer—more than an Instagram or a famous name but a true appreciation for an artist’s career developments. …