Art lovers flock to New York City every March for Armory Arts Week, an annual event that showcases the work of emerging and established artists. Consisting of a dozen art fairs, each with its own mission, Armory Arts Week can be overwhelming for a first-time visitor.
We spent the weekend hopping from one show to the next and have identified a few key themes for our readers. Follow the links below for details on the latest art-world trends.
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#1: Street artists rule
Click here for full story: PHOTOS: Street artists dominate the Fountain Art Fair
#2: American flag art is going strong
Click here for full story: PHOTOS: American flag art at Armory Arts Week 2012
#3: The line between art and trash is blurring
Click here for full story: PHOTOS: Art or tchotchkes? Armory artwork created from recycled materials
#4: Zombies are invading the art world
Click here for full story: PHOTOS: Zombie art invades Armory Arts Week in New York City!
#5: Artists want you to stomp on their work
Click here for full story: PHOTOS: Walkable art at Armory Arts Week in New York City
About Armory Arts Week
The main attraction, the Armory Show, features the most established artists and galleries; the Volta NY Show is a bit more intimate but still the domain or art world insiders; the Fountain Art Fair is fun and funky, attracting unpretentious street artists and other emerging talent; the PooL Show‘s hotel setting lets visitors get up close and personal with artists; and newcomer the Spring/Break Art Show is getting raves from artists and critics alike.
What do you think of Armory Arts Week 2012?
Share your opinion by leaving a comment below!