This weekend brings two huge international art fairs to New York City: The Armoury Show 2015 and the Independent NY, both running from March 5 to 8.
The Armory Show contemporary and modern art fair takes over Piers 92 and 94 every March in central Manhattan, and this year brings a few different selections for the fair. On Pier 92, one can find the modern selection with galleries like Whitestone and Moeller Fine Art. On Pier 94, one can find the contemporary selection, with exhibitors like Galerie Valentin, The Breeder, P.P.O.W and OHWOW, as well as the Focus selection titled Middle East, North Africa, and the Mediterranean (MENAM) with EOA.Projects, the Armoury presents selection with C L E A R I N G among others, and the not-for-profit exhibitors like Glasgow International and Whitechapel.
Meanwhile, Independent NY is taking over its fair share of NYC, with over 50 international galleries and non-profits representing fourteen diffferent countries. Some of the exhibitors overlap with The Armoury Show, like C L E A R I N G and Real Fine Arts, and others include Berlin galleries Société, Croy Nielsen, Tanya Leighton, Neue Alte Brücke and Galerie NEU, as well as Mexico City’s House of Gaga and artists like Jeanette Mundt and Timur Si-Qin.
See the individual art fairs for details. **