An overview of Armory Week fairs, with Lori Zimmer.
With the arrival of Armory Week, last year’s experiment of Armory versus Frieze is rearing its ugly head, and settling itself into reality. The splash that Frieze made last year on the enchanted (Roosevelt) Island of art lured satellite fairs Pulse and NADA to jump ship from March to May, but Scope, Fountain and the Armory’s little sister, VOLTA, remain Armory Week fixtures. To up their game, both Scope and VOLTA have shed their trade-show like skins, and relocated to historic (and more accessible) venues, following Fountain’s lead last year with their move from the Frying Pan to the gorgeous 69th Regiment Armory...
5:30 - 9:30 PM ADAA Art Show Gala Preview
5:00 - 6:30 PM Armory Films: Matthew Day Jackson screening "In Search of...Zombies"
10 AM - 2 PM Volta VIP preview
1 PM Armory Open Forum: Myths & Misconceptions
6 PM - 1 AM THE WORLD'S FIRST Tumblr ART SYMPOSIUM - with Hyperallergic
1 - 3:30 PM LES Gallery Stroll and LES Armory Brunch
Must-see's at the Museums:
Gutai at the Guggenheim, Jay DeFeo at the Whitney, After Photoshop at the Met, Now Dig This! at PS1, Retainer at SculptureCenter, Wolfgang Laib at MoMA, NYC 1993 at the New Museum
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