The Bronx Museum invites Friend members and above to a private tour of The Armory Show on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 12PM. Holly Block, Executive Director and Claudia Calirman, Associate Professor of Art History at John Jay College (CUNY) will guide the group through a select group of notable galleries featuring Contemporary and Modern Art.
Space is limited and please RSVP to Allison Grandy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 718-681-6000, ext.174 no later than Monday, February 20, and note if you require a pass to the fair for this event. Exact meeting location will be sent upon confirmation.
Please note the time of this event has been changed from 11:00am to 12:00pm.
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Claudia Calirman is Associate Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, in the Department of Art and Music. Her areas of study are Latin American, modern, and contemporary art. She is the author of Brazilian Art under Dictatorship: Antonio Manuel, Artur Barrio, and Cildo Meireles (Duke University Press, 2012), which received the 2013 Arvey Book Award by the Association for Latin American Art. She is a 2013 recipient of the Arts Writers Grant from Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation. Claudia has curated several exhibitions in New York, including Basta! Art and Violence in Latin America (Anya and Andrew Shiva Gallery at John Jay College, 2016) and Antonio Manuel: I Want to Act, Not Represent! (Americas Society, 2011). She is the Director of the Art and Justice Fellowship Program at John Jay College and a member of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA).
The Armory Show is New York’s premier international art fair, showcasing outstanding 20th and 21st century artworks by established and emerging artists. Founded in 1994 by four New York gallerists, the fair remains a New York cultural institution, presenting leading international galleries, curatorial initiatives and specially-commissioned projects to visitors from around the world. The fair is hosted annually on Piers 92 & 94 in Manhattan, anchoring Armory Arts Week and opening the spring arts season in March. The Armory Show is a nexus for the international art community, introducing visitors to the most compelling voices in the visual arts and fostering dialogue, insights and inspiration.
The Armory Show 2017 will take place March 2-5 and coincide with a number of parallel art fairs, including the affiliate fair, VOLTA NY on Pier 90.
For more information on the Armory Show, please click here.