1) Fountain Art Fair
Opening Friday, March 9 – Sunday, March 11, Fountain Art Fair’s new location at the 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Avenue and 25th Street will feature 60 exhibitors, artist projects, performance artists and musical guests. The venue is the same venue where Marcel Duchamp exhibited his famous ready-made namesake of the fair, Fountain.
For information, please visit: www.fountainartfair.com
2) The Art Show
Organized by the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) to benefit the Henry Street Settlement, the fair presents exhibitions from the nation’s leading art dealers and galleries showcasing a variety of museum-quality exhibits ranging from cutting-edge, 21st century works, to masterpieces from the 19th and 20th centuries. The fair is open until Sunday, March, 11 and is at the Park Avenue Armory on 67th Street.
For more information, please visit www.artdealers.org
3) Moving Image
Moving Image is a contemporary video art fair that is held at the Waterfront Tunnel on 11th Avenue between 27th and 28th Street. Moving Image was conceived to offer a viewing experience with the excitement and vitality of a fair, while allowing moving image-based artworks to be understood and appreciated on their own terms. Moving Image is free to the public and opens until Sunday, March 11.
For more information, please visit: www.moving-image.info
4) Pool Art Fair
Held at the Flatiron Hotel on 9 West 26th Street, Pool Art Fair takes over 4 floors of the venue with over 60 plus artists. Founded by artist Thierry Alet, it is the first fair in the U.S. to show artists without gallery presentation. The 3-day exhibition includes curated exhibitions, lectures addressing the challenges of the current art world along with special projects and events. The fair will be open to the public until March 11 from 3pm-10pm daily.
For more information, please visit: www.poolartfair.com
5) New City Art Fair
The newest addition to Armory Week is New City Art Fair, the only fair in NYC devoted to showing Japanese contemporary art. Located at hpgrp in Chelsea on 529 West 20th Street, the show will feature 11 participating galleries from Tokyo, Osaka, and Kyoto. The 2012 edition highlights work that deals with the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Admission is free and the exhibition will be on view until March 11.
For more information, please visit: www.newcityartfair.com
6) The Dependent
Taking place at The Comfort Inn on 136 Ludlow Street on Saturday, March 10 from 12-8pm, is the The Dependent. With over 22 exhibitors, The Dependent is a platform for curators, artists, galleries to all exhibit together for a fraction of the cost of a regular booth at some of the other fairs around town. Admission is free and best time to get there is probably before 4pm on Saturday to avoid the lines.
For more information, please visit: thedependentartfair.info
Image via Fountain.