The AFC Guide to Art Gallery Openings During Armory Week

by Art Fag City on March 4, 2009 Events

Michael Rakowitz, Art Fag City, Lombard-Freid, Paddy Johnson
Michael Rakowitz, Installation view, Lombard-Freid

I don’t know what kind of superhuman art viewer you have to be to actually attend all the fair events and openings happening this week, but in an effort to make life a little easier we’re providing our own hand picked list.  Below you’ll find our choice of some notable gallery receptions (including our own).


Walead Beshty, Popular Mechanics
Wallspace Gallery
6 – 8PM
619 West 27th Street, ground floor, 212-594-9478

Dan Graham
Marian Goodman
March 3-March 28
6 – 8 PM
24 West 57th Street


blogpix – thursday
Denise Bibro Fine Art / Platform
6 – 8PM
529 West 20th Street, Fourth Floor, 212-647-7030


Trevor Paglen
Bellwether Gallery
6 – 8PM
134 Tenth Avenue, between 18th and 19th Streets, 212-929-5959
Related: Trevor Paglen at The New Museum.
Michael Rakowitz, The worst condition is to pass under a sword which
is not one's own

Lombard-Freid Projects
6 – 8PM
531 West 26th Street, 2nd Floor, 212-967-8040

Phase one: Mika Tajima / Derek Jarman / Christian Holstad
7 – 9PM
548 West 22nd Street, 917-697-4886


In Real Life
Capricious Space
Williamsburg / Greenpoint / Bushwick
103 Broadway, 917-438-7015
March 7 – March 28, 2009
Closing: Saturday, March 28, 8 – 10PM
Panel Discussion: March 7, 8-10

Invited participants include: Art Fag City, ASDF, Club Internet, FfffoundThe Highlights, Humble Arts Foundation, I Heart Photograph, Loshadka, Netmares/Netdreams, Platform For Pedagogy, Private CirculationUbuWeb , VVORK, Why + Wherefore

Editor’s note: I hope you’ll all join me for the panel discussion this Saturday.  Curated by Laurel Ptak, these 4 hour residencies aim to make transparent the work of net artists and other professionals.   I can’t say I’m not deeply honored to be an invited participant.

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