Armory Arts Week Recap

Armory Arts Week kicked off all over the city last Wednesday, with major events at all of the important museums, and special exhibits at various event spaces throughout Manhattan.  solifestyle made stops at both the Armory Show and Volta to chat with galleries and artists, and take part in one of the year's most anticipated modern and contemporary art celebrations.

The Armory Show, which takes place at Pier 92 and Pier 94 on the West Side Highway near 55th street, showcases over a hundred galleries from around the world and some amazing artwork in all mediums imaginable.  Equally as interesting, but slightly more experimental, Volta, a solo project contemporary art fair featured some unbelievably imaginative multimedia works.  Over the course of this week, we'll be highlighting some of our favorite galleries and artists from the show.  Stop back each day for more coverage and see some quick highlights below!

Global English by James Clar

Members from The Sutton Gallery in Australia, backed by the art of Stephen Bush

Figures by Carl Emanuel Wolff, made of steel and firecrackers

Paul with Gimhongsok's Canine Construction, made of cast resin

Stopping for a quick Diet Coke break

A painting by Jenet Werner, whose work revolves around inventing fictional characters based on images from popular culture

Sooz with Jonathan Seliger's Starlight, Starbright aka a giant ceramic Chanel bag

Brendan Fernandes' neon masks

James Clar's A Moment Defined by A Point and A Line, which represent historical assassinations  

He An's Miho Yoshioka, made of vintage LED signs