Between the eccentric fashion choices, unbounded creative energy, bizarre inflatable installations, whirlwind of paintings and sculptures, and the sound of a beating drum curiously humming in the background, walking through the 2016 Armory Show feels a bit like being in the circus. With over 200 gallery exhibition booths offering the best in modern and contemporary art, unless you’re a collector with a very specific idea of what you’re looking for, the experience of attending the show can be overwhelming. In a space that’s simultaneously crowded and airy, and overflowing with creative talent, it becomes difficult to connect with and appreciate a work of art. You leave with only a blurred conception of the colors and warped textures of the works you’ve just seen. Here are a few things you should know about this year’s Armory Show, lauded as New York City’s largest international art fair.
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