The Armory Show
8– 12 March 2012
Location: Piers 92 & 94  – Twelfth Avenue at 55th Street
New York City

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Dynamic Mix of Exhibitions and Programming to be Presented in a Redesigned, Luxurious Space

NEW YORK, NY, January 20, 2012 – The Armory Show today announced the galleries participating in its fourteenth edition, which will take place from Thursday, March 8 to Sunday, March 11, 2012, on Piers 92 and 94 in central Manhattan. A leading international contemporary and modern art fair, The Armory Show is one of the most important annual art events in New York City. The Armory Show–Contemporary on Pier 94 will feature 120 leading international exhibitors, 19 invited exhibitors in Armory Focus: The Nordic Countries, 11 exhibitors in the inaugural edition of Solo Projects and 7 organizations participating in the Not-for-Profit Section. In total, 30 counties will be represented. The Armory Show–Modern, a section dedicated to international dealers specializing in historically significant Modern art, will present 71 exhibitors representing nine counties.

For its fourteenth edition, The Armory Show will inaugurate three exciting programming initiatives. Armory Film, curated by the Moving Image Fair, will feature an international selection of contemporary video and experimental films; Solo Projects, a section dedicated to single artist presentations, will debut on Pier 94 featuring eleven leading young dealers from around the world; and the fair will launch its new Media Lounge where on-site programs including Armory Film, Open Forum, the lively talk series, and Armory Performance will take place. The Armory Show is also introducing a new private VIP hour, offering VIP ticket holders the opportunity to view works, speak to dealers, and walk the floor for one hour daily before the fair opens to the general public.

The Armory Show-Contemporary features a global roster of elite galleries. Long-time exhibitors include Lisson Gallery (London), Sean Kelly (New York), Victoria Miro (London), Galerie EIGEN + ART (Berlin), Marianne Boeksy (New York), Peter Blum (New York), Andrew Kreps Gallery (New York), Galleria Continua (San Gimignano, Beijing, Le Moulin), Mai 36 Galerie (Zurich), Sies + Höke (Düsseldorf), Nathalie Obadia (Paris), Massimo de Carlo (Milan), Galerie Krinzinger (Vienna), Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects (Culver City) and Kukje Gallery/Tina Kim Gallery (Seoul, New York).

The Armory Show also welcomes a selection of important new international dealers to the 2012 fair, including David Zwirner (New York), Sprüth Magers (Berlin), Gallery Hyundai (Seoul), Greene Naftali (New York), Galerie Guido W. Baudach (Berlin), Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont (Paris), Klosterfelde (Berlin), Poligrafa (Barcelona), RAMPA (Istanbul), and On Stellar Rays (New York). A complete gallery list follows below. The 2012 exhibitor list is a testament to the exciting changes the fair has undertaken including a more selective exhibitor list, a re-designed floor plan designed by the award-winning, New York City-based, architectural firm Bade Stageberg Cox and an enhanced programmatic schedule. The fair will also feature an expanded array of gourmet food options by Great Performances, with menus focusing on local and seasonal items.
Solo presentations, curated exhibitions and groundbreaking new work will dominate the fair floor. On Pier 94, highlights include a new, site-specific installation, made especially for The Armory Show by Michael Riedel at David Zwirner (New York); a collaboration between Greene Naftali (New York), Galerie Krinzinger (Vienna) and Galerie Guido W. Baudach (Berlin) to present Norwegian artist Bjarne Melgaard; a three-man exhibition of Olafur Eliasson, Ragnar Kjartansson and Birgir Andresson by i8 (Reykjavík); the work of heralded American sculptor Alice Aycock presented by Galerie Thomas Schulte (Berlin); a curated booth at Sean Kelly (New York) highlighting the gallery’s younger artists including Alec Soth, Peter Liversidge and Kehinde Wiley; a two-person installation from Gallery Hyundai (Seoul) featuring works by the internationally renowned artists Ai Weiwei and Lee Ufan; Philippe Parreno, Tala Madani and Leigh Ledare at Pilar Corrias (London); Bob van Orsouw Gallery (Zurich) will feature works by Ernesto Neto, Hannah Greely and Julian Opie; a solo presentation of renowned artist Leon Golub at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts (New York); a Wang Du installation at Galerie Laurent Godin (Paris); a new series by Andres Serrano, Anarchy, will debut at Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art (New York); a solo booth of 2012 Whitney Biennial artist Kate Levant at Zach Feuer Gallery (New York); and a solo presentation of new paintings, videos and wall drawings by Fabrice Hyber at Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont (Paris) in advance of the artist’s exhibition at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris, in fall 2012.

“This year’s Armory Show is sure to stand out from our past editions, as well as other fairs from around the world,” notes Paul Morris, Founding Director of The Armory Show. “For the 2012 edition, we have taken a new direction for the fair. Most notable is that The Armory Show is now a smaller, more boutique fair that enriches every experience for the many collectors, curators and guests who come to The Armory Show to see the greatest art from around the world. We’ve engaged Bade Stageberg Cox to relay our floor plan with an intrinsic New York flavor, and have improved our amenities – from a top-notch gourmet restaurant and café to comfortable lounges throughout the fair.”

Noah Horowitz, Managing Director of The Armory Show says, “Our exhibitor list truly shines and showcases a thoughtful, curated mix of the leading international dealers. The work on view will enhance the Armory’s mission of presenting new work by living artists, cementing the fair’s longstanding tradition of discovery. It is very exciting to be presenting many of these galleries and their artists for the first time in New York.”

The Armory Show–Modern, a section dedicated to international dealers specializing in historically significant Modern art, will include blue-chip work from leading fine art dealers including Galerie Thomas (Munich), James Goodman Gallery (New York), Simon Capstick-Dale Fine Art (New York), Marlborough Gallery (New York), Galerie Ludorff (Düsseldorf), Oriol Galeria d’Art (Barcelona), Wetterling Gallery (Stockholm) G.A.M. Galleria d’Arte Maggiore (Bologna), Hollis Taggart Galleries (New York) and Michael Rosenfeld Gallery (New York). Deborah Harris, Managing Director of The Armory Show-Modern notes that “Armory Modern is in top form this year. Our exhibitor list is more refined and we have greatly expanded our international scope. We are honored to welcome the leading, international modern dealers to Pier 92 in March.”

Solo Projects is a new addition to the 2012 fair featuring dedicated single artist presentations with Dario Escobar at Josée Bienvenu Gallery (New York); Galeria Lucia de la Puente (Lima) presenting work by Billy Hare; Francois Ghebaly Gallery (Los Angeles) and Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery (New York) showing Patrick Jackson; Wallace Whitney at Horton Gallery (New York); Tom Fairs at KS Art (New York); Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects (Toronto) showcasing Mike Bayne; Clifford Owens on view at On Stellar Rays (New York); SEVENTEEN (London) displaying Kate Owens; TEAPOT (Cologne) showing Christian Eisenberger; and Jennifer Dalton at Winkleman Gallery (New York).

The Armory Show’s third edition of Armory Focus has turned its attention to the dynamic art community of the Nordic countries. This invitation-only component of The Armory Show, Armory Focus: The Nordic Countries is curated by the esteemed Malmö Konsthall director Jacob Fabricius and features galleries from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland. “The artists and galleries that work in this region deserve our full attention and I am happy to be able to present them in New York and at The Armory Show as part of the focus on the Nordic Region,” remarks Fabricius. Participating exhibitors include: Galerie Anhava (Helsinki), Martin Asbæk Gallery (Copenhagen), Beaver Projects (Copenhagen), Gallery Niklas Belenius (Stockholm), Galleri Bo Bjerggaard (Copenhagen), Crystal (Stockholm), D.O.R. (Oslo), Dortmund Bodega (Oslo), ELASTIC (Malmö), Fruit & Flower Deli (Stockholm), i8 (Reykjavik), IMO (Copenhagen), Galleri Magnus Karlsson (Stockholm), Christian Larsen (Stockholm), NOPlace (Oslo), Galleri Susanne Ottesen (Copenhagen), David Risley Gallery (Copenhagen), Galleri Christian Torp (Oslo) and V1 Gallery (Copenhagen). Armory Focus: The Nordic Countries is sponsored by the ACE HOTEL NEW YORK.

Additional features of The Armory Show 2012 include the work of commissioned artist Theaster Gates who will be featured at Kavi Gupta (Chicago); the eclectic and engaging Open Forum talk series curated by Amanda Parmer of the Whitney Independent Studies Program; the inaugural edition of Armory Film; an acclaimed VIP program and a lively opening night party benefiting The Museum of Modern Art.

The Armory Show – Contemporary Participating Galleries
For the 2012 edition of the fair, The Armory Show – Contemporary is pleased to present 120 leading international exhibitors, 19 invited exhibitors in Armory Focus: The Nordic Countries, 11 exhibitors participating in Solo Projects, and 7 organizations participating in our Not-For-Profit section, representing 30 countries in total including Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.

AMBACH & RICE, Los Angeles
Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm
Angles Gallery, Los Angeles
Baró Galeria, São Paulo
Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
Peter Blum, New York
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
Luciana Brito Galeria, São Paulo
Cardi Black Box, Milan
Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles
Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Beijing, Le Moulin
Corkin Gallery, Toronto
Pilar Corrias Gallery, London
Corvi-Mora, London
CRG Gallery, New York
Galerie Crone, Berlin
Massimo De Carlo, Milan
Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris
Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris
Dirimart, Istanbul
Durham Press, Durham
Galerie EIGEN + ART, Berlin
Eleven Rivington, New York
Derek Eller Gallery, New York
Henrique Faria Fine Art, New York
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York
Zach Feuer Gallery, New York
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki
Fredericks & Freiser, New York
Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris
González y González, Santiago
Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York
Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York
Greene Naftali, New York
Kavi Gupta, Chicago
Haines Gallery, San Francisco
Hales Gallery, London
Hamish Morrison Galerie, Berlin
Leila Heller Gallery/JAMM, New York, London, Kuwait
Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago
Galerie Hussenot, Paris
Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh
Galerie Michael Janssen, Berlin
JGM. Galerie, Paris
Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo
Kalfayan Galleries, Athens
Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna
mike karstens, Münster
Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt
Klosterfelde, Berlin
Leo Koenig Inc., New York
Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles
Ai Kowada Gallery, Tokyo
Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
Kukje Gallery/Tina Kim Gallery, Seoul, New York
Josh Lilley, London
Ignacio Liprandi Arte Contemporaneo, Buenos Aires
Lisson Gallery, London
Loevenbruck, Paris
Loock Galerie, Berlin
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich
Galerie Ron Mandos, Amsterdam
Marlborough Chelsea, New York
Mendes Wood, São Paulo
Yossi Milo Gallery, New York
Victoria Miro, London
Mixografia, Los Angeles
moniquemeloche, Chicago
Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
Edward Tyler Nahem Fine Art, New York
Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles
Carolina Nitsch, New York
Nyehaus / Loretta Howard Gallery, New York
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris
ONE AND J. Gallery, Seoul
Galleria Lorcan O’Neill, Rome
Other Criteria, London
Parkett Publishers, New York
Pi Artworks, Istanbul
Pierogi, Brooklyn
P K M Gallery, Seoul
Poligrafa, Barcelona
Praz-Delavallade, Paris
RAMPA, Istanbul
Ratio 3, San Francisco
Regina Gallery, Moscow
Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo
Rokeby, London
Mary Ryan Gallery, New York
Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin
Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne
Galeria SENDA, Barcelona
Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf
Bruce Silverstein, New York
Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami
Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon
Sprüth Magers, Berlin
Starkwhite, Auckland
Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris
Two Palms, New York
Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore
Universal Limited Art Editions, Bay Shore
Upstream Gallery, Amsterdam
Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City
Max Wigram Gallery, London
Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York
Workplace Gallery, Gateshead
David Zwirner, New York

Armory Focus: The Nordic Countries
Galerie Anhava, Helsinki
Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen
Beaver Projects, Copenhagen
Gallery Niklas Belenius, Stockholm
Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen
Crystal, Stockholm
D.O.R., Oslo
Dortmund Bodega, Oslo
Fruit & Flower Deli, Stockholm
i8, Reykjavik
IMO, Copenhagen
Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm
Christian Larsen, Stockholm
NOPlace, Oslo
Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen
David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen
Galleri Christian Torp, Oslo
V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
Armory Focus: The Nordic Countries is sponsored by the ACE HOTEL NEW YORK.

Solo Projects
Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York: Dario Escobar
Galeria Lucia de la Puente, Lima: Billy Hare
Francois Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles / Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York: Patrick Jackson
Horton Gallery, New York: Wallace Whitney
KS Art, New York: Tom Fairs
Katharine Mulherin Contemporary Art Projects, Toronto: Mike Bayne
On Stellar Rays, New York: Clifford Owens
SEVENTEEN, London: Kate Owens
TEAPOT, Cologne: Christian Eisenberger
Winkleman Gallery, New York: Jennifer Dalton

Not-For-Profit Section
Art Dealers Association of Canada, Toronto
Art in General, New York
Art Production Fund, New York
The Living Arts Museum, Reykjavik / Overgaden., Copenhagen
New Museum, New York
Whitechapel Gallery, London

The Armory Show – Modern Participating Galleries
The Armory Show – Modern is pleased to present 71 exhibitors representing nine countries including Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States.

Galerie A.L.F.A., Paris
Babcock Galleries, New York
James Barron Art, South Kent
Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York
Galerie Hervé Bize, Nancy
Jonathan Boos, Bloomfield Village
Browse & Darby, London
Simon Capstick-Dale Fine Art, New York
Chowaiki & Co., New York
Crane Kalman Gallery, London
Alan Cristea Gallery, London
Christopher Cutts Gallery, Toronto
Danese, New York
DC Moore Gallery, New York
DIE GALERIE, Frankfurt
Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York
Peter Findlay Gallery, New York
Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia
Forum Gallery, New York
Galleria d’Arte Maggiore G.A.M., Bologna
James Goodman Gallery, New York
HackelBury Fine Art, London
Hackett | Mill, San Francisco
Carl Hammer Gallery, Chicago
Hill Gallery, Birmingham
Hirschl & Adler, New York
Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
Vivian Horan Fine Art, New York
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London
David Janis Gallery, New York
James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe
Robert Klein Gallery, Boston
David Klein Gallery, Birmingham
Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago
LEVY Galerie, Hamburg
Galerie Ludorff, Düsseldorf
Marlborough Gallery, New York
McCormick Gallery/Vallarino Fine Art, Chicago, New York
Mireille Mosler, New York
Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte
Richard Norton Gallery, Chicago
O’Hara Gallery, Inc., New York
Oriol Galeria d’Art, Barcelona
Pace Prints, New York
Gerald Peters Gallery, New York
Galleria Repetto, Acqui Terme
Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York
Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York
Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin
Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles
Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York
Susan Sheehan Gallery, New York
Galerie Sho Contemporary Art, Tokyo
Sicardi Gallery, Houston
Sims Reed, London
Gary Snyder Gallery, New York
Spanierman Modern, New York
Springer & Winckler Galerie, Berlin
Craig F. Starr Gallery, New York
John Szoke Editions, New York
Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York
Tasende Gallery, La Jolla
Galerie Thomas, Munich
Leon Tovar Gallery, New York
Meredith Ward Fine Art, New York
Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm
Whitestone Gallery, Philadelphia
D. Wigmore Fine Art, New York
Amy Wolf Fine Art and Elrick-Manley Fine Art, New York
Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York

The Fund for Park Avenue spring sculpture installation presented by Art Nouveau Gallery will be featured in a special project space on Pier 92 highlighting works by Venezuelan artist Rafael Barrios.

The Armory Show gratefully acknowledges its 2012 Sponsors and Partners including Chubb Personal Insurance; Paddle8; Christie’s Fine Art Storage Services (CFASS), Preferred Art Storage Services Provider; Vacheron Constantin; Jumeirah Essex House, Official VIP Hotel Sponsor; Pommery Champagne; BuzziSpace; Jack Spade; Maison Martin Margiella; illy; The Surrey Hotel & Spa; Hôtel Americano; Ace Hotel New York and Great Performances. The Armory Show would also like to acknowledge our 2012 Media Partners including Art + Auction; Art in America; The Art Newspaper; Art Nexus; ART PAPERS; ArtAsiaPacific; Arte al Dia; Artforum International; Blindspot; BOMB; Cabinet; Corduroy; Flash Art; Modern Painters; M Magazine; Mousse; Sculpture Magazine and Whitewall.

Wednesday, March 7 for invited guests
Thursday, March 8 – Saturday, March 10 Noon to 8 pm
Sunday, March 11 Noon to 7 pm
Visitors with a VIP pass will also be able to access the fair from Thursday to Sunday from 11 am to Noon.

Advance tickets will be available in late-January. Admission tickets will available at the Box Office during show hours. Please visit for more information.

The Armory Show is located on Piers 92 and 94 on the Hudson River, Twelfth Avenue at West 55th Street in the Passenger Ship Terminal complex, conveniently located 20 blocks north of the Chelsea Gallery district and just west of Columbus Circle. The piers are easily accessible by public transportation, taxi, and private vehicle. The nearest subway stop is four cross-town blocks east at West 50th Street and Eighth Avenue. Shuttles services are available between The Armory Show on Piers 92 & 94 and VOLTA NY on 34th Street near Fifth Avenue; the Chelsea gallery district at 27th and 11th Avenue; and the Whitney Museum of American Art at Madison Avenue and 75th Street. Please see shuttle schedule outside the fair for departure and arrival times and locations.

The Armory Show 2012 and VOLTA NY present ART TOURS, organized by Erbe Art Projects. Our annual ART TOURS program features a team of qualified art professionals who are able to guide your group through The Armory Show and VOLTA NY. For more information, please visit

Editor’s Note: Please register in advance for press accreditation to The Armory Show by emailing

Press Contacts
Lauren Pearson, The Armory Show / 646.616.7433 /
Dana Larson, Ruder Finn Arts & Communications Counselors / 917.345.9841 /
Lillian Goldenthal, Ruder Finn Arts & Communications Counselors / 212.593.6355 /

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