Spring into the biggest season of art fairs and exhibitions in New York City. From the foremost annual art fairs to groundbreaking retrospectives, art lovers have a lot to look forward to in March. Read our art guide to New York in March to find out the best events of the season.
The Armory Show
The Armory Show is New York’s foremost annual art fair. Head here to view (or purchase) an impressive collection of 20th and 21st century artworks by the likes of André Kertész and Iván Navarro. Held on Piers 92 & 92, the fair features works from prominent international galleries, innovative artist commissions and dynamic public programs.
The Armory Show runs from March 3- 5.
The Armory Show: 711 12th Avenue at 55th St.; 212-645-6440
This year marks the first time the prestigious Whitney Biennial is taking place at the museum’s new Meatpacking District location. One of the most significant art shows in the world, the Biennial presents what’s new in contemporary American art. Among the key themes of this year’s Biennial is the “formation of the self and the individual’s place in a turbulent society.” The 2017 exhibition showcases the work of sixty-three artists across varying mediums, including sculpture, video and photography.
Whitney Biennial runs from March 17- June 11.
The Whitney Museum: 99 Gansevoort St.; 212-335-1368
Marilyn Minter: Pretty/ Dirty
American artist Marilyn Minter’s Pretty/ Dirty exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum explores the complex emotions surrounding the feminine body, the commercialization of sex and the concept of beauty in America. The retrospective includes photography, sensual paintings, and videography that spans three decades from 1969 through the 1990s.
Pretty/Dirty runs through April 2.
Pretty/Dirty at the Brooklyn Museum: 200 Eastern Parkway; 718-638-5000
Affordable Art Fair
Affordable Art Fair is back for its 23rd edition in New York, showing a diverse group of 70 galleries with works from emerging and established artists. Expect paintings, original prints, photographs and sculptures, all for sale at prices ranging from $10 to $80.
Affordable Art Fair runs from March 30 – April 2.
Affordable Art Fair: 12 West 18th St.; 212-255-2003