Gallerist’s Armory Week in Pictures

  • This week, Gallerist had all kinds of fun. Beginning at the piers for the Armory, we continued on to the Independent in Chelsea and then the Dependent Art Fair at the Comfort Inn on Ludlow Street, where hordes of people crammed into tiny hotel rooms to catch sight of all the ways emerging galleries made use of them, from wall to wall installations to mock protests. We stopped along the way to see Rob Pruitt signing books and toilet paper, naked, and watched Kara Walker and Clifford Owens engage in an unusual performance. We capped our evenings with nights on the town from openings to art fair after-parties. Here are some pictures from our favorite art outings of the week. Unless otherwise noted, all images are courtesy of the writers and editors at Gallerist. —R.J.

  • At Karma bookstore, in the buff.

  • At Christina Grajales Gallery. On view at the Modern wing at the Armory Show.

  • Featuring Lynda Benglis and a double-sided dildo.

  • The Flag Art Foundation offered Coolhaus ice cream sandwiches to all visitors on Saturday afternoon. Here are red velvet cookies combined with vanilla ice cream. Delicious.

  • Spotted on the afternoon of opening day in the Public Lounge between Other Culture and Mixografia

  • A signature detail of this year's show.

  • At On Stellar Rays booth.

  • Held at the Comfort Inn on Ludlow Street on the LES for one day, Saturday, March 10.

  • The work, the gallery told us, had sold during the first few minutes of the fair.

  • Putting up his installation of a large-scale photo of the same booth

  • The rooftop commissary at the Independent offered the best view of the week. This Eli almond croissant was filled with rich cream, one of the finest art-fair pastries we've ever had.

  • From book signing at Karma Bookstore on March 10. From his 2010 exhibition "Pattern and Degradation."

  • Doing an impromptu reading from his Exuberance Manifesto number 16.

  • He drew all over it then sold it for $40,000 to a man in a pinstripe suit.

  • In one of two rooms of the gallery, the late graffiti artist Rammellzee's Letter Racers, souped up skateboards--which represented letters of the alphabet, were hung from the ceiling and illuminated by black light.

  • We can't really tell which way is up. Maybe that's the point. Only one person could fit into this exhibition at a time.

  • The view outside the gallery, at 91 Canal Street, on Friday evening.

  • The baby carriage boom has made its way into the Dependent Art Fair.

  • This is the second half of the line.

  • "One picture," Mr. Owens said after he completed a performance as part of his exhibition "Anthology," which was an enactment of Kara Walker's score. Mr. Owens invited Ms. Walker to join him in this final performance of his 10-month residency at MoMA PS1.

  • For the third time, Stephen Prina and Wade Guyton held a one-night show at Petzel, on Saturday. It was identical to their last two shows, except the paintings were mint green instead of light blue or rose.

  • From left to right: Journalist Stefan Kobel, dealer Thomas Riegger, and Art Cologne director Daniel Hug.

    Taken on the rooftop of the Independent. Courtesy Joel Mesler.

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