Armory Show 2009 Roundup

Armory Show 2009 Roundup

ARTINFO was at its hometown's biggest art art fair last week, reporting on the 11th edition of the Armory Show, the satellites, and a host of related events. In case you missed any of our coverage, here it is, all in one place:

Editor's Picks: Armory Show Preview
Thirty-six highlights from New York's biggest art fair.

Editor's Picks: Armory Modern Preview
The Armory Show's new satellite section is full of greatest hits, familiar faces, and plenty of surprises. 

Armory Show
The Herd Is Out, but Holding Back
The crowd was lively, the spirits resilient, and the sales starting to warm up on day one of the fair.

Junk Food and Studied Consumption at Armory Preview
Collectors took their time as dealers took market woes in stride.

Dealers Sold on Armory Modern, Collectors Less So
Exhibitors raved about the Armory's new section, but business was slow.

Satellite Fairs
Volta NY: Loud and Proud
This year's Volta NY, perhaps the best Volta ever, is brash, attention-grabbing, and unashamedly populist.

Chins Up on Day One of Pulse
The fair kicked off with a positive attitude and notable sales. 

Scope Finds Its Comic Side
Rarely can there have been an art fair in which a single source material — in this case cartoons — was so ubiquitous.

A Bridge to Younger Collectors  
In its sophomore effort, Bridge New York attracted big crowds, modest prices, and plenty of edgy work — but not a lot of opening-day sales.

Diving for Pearls at Fountain and Pool
If you were looking for inexpensive work by off-the-radar artists thisweekend, these two largely unmemorable off-off-Broadway fairs offered afew hidden gems.

Newsmaker: Elizabeth Dee on X
The Chelsea dealer talks about the creation, duration, and naming of the new nonprofit.

Art Parties: Dancing the Night Away
MoMA hosted a party for the Armory Show featuring the New York rock group Gang Gang Dance.

Weekend Picks: Matt Keegan in New York
A whipsmart young conceptualist investigates the sublime of subprime.

Art Parties: The Satellites
Our shots from around the Scope, Bridge, and Pulse fairs.

The Armory Branches Out
One of the furthest and perhaps least likely of Armory Arts Week locations was Long Island City, Queens.  

Art Parties: Armory Roundup
For those feeling nostalgic while they nurse their Armory hangovers, a photo roundup of some of the weekend's art events. 

From Art+Auction
Conversation with Katelijne De Backer
Armory Show director Katelijne De Backer on surviving the recession and the role of fairs today. 

Artillery of Art  
This year's edition of the Armory Show runs March 5–8 on Pier 94 and has taken over the adjacent Pier 92 for Armory Modern.

From Modern Painters
Do Look Back in Anger
P.S.1 offers a fresh look at Kenneth Anger's work, hosting his first U.S. museum survey in more than a decade.