It's a big week for the visual arts in New York. Ten special art venues / art fairs are in Manhattan this week and open through Sunday. Below is information about each, along with a few galleries or artists you might not want to miss. You'll find lots more information if you have time to visit the art fair websites.
The Armory Show
March 6–9 / Thursday–Sunday: 12–7
Location: Piers 92 & 94 (12th Avenue at West 55th Street, Hell’s Kitchen District)
Galleries include: Christopher Grimes, Santa Monica; Roberts & Tilton, Culver City; Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, Jack Shainman, New York; Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago. Admission $40.00
ADAA Art Show
March 5–9 / Wednesday–Friday: 12–8pm; Saturday, 12–7pm; Sunday, 12–5
Location: Park Avenue Armory (643 Park Avenue, Upper East Side)
Galleries include: Blum & Poe, Los Angeles; Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago; Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco; John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco; Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston. Admission $25.00
March 7–9 / Friday–Saturday: 11–8pm; Sunday, 11–7
Location: Skylight at Moynihan Station (312 West 33rd Street, near Penn Station)
Galleries include: Thinkspace, Culver City; Yellow Peril Gallery, Providence; Cynthia Corbett Gallery, London. Admission $25.00
March 7–9 / Friday–Saturday: 10–8pm; Sunday, 10–5
Location: 82 Mercer Street (82 Mercer Street, Downtown, Soho District)
Each gallery focuses on one artist, 98 galleries participating.
Galleries include: Mike Weiss Gallery, NY; Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia; M.I.A. Gallery, Seattle; Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans. Admission $15.00
March 7–9 / Friday–Saturday: 12–7pm; Sunday, 12–5
Location: 69th Regiment Armory (68 Lexington Avenue, Kips Bay, Manhattan)
Galleries include: Mighty Tanaka, Brooklyn; Monica Buckle Gallery, Greenwich; Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn. Admission $10.00
Clio Art Fair
March 6–8 / Thursday–Saturday: 10–7
Location: 508 West 26th Street (Chelsea District)
created with the idea of discovering under represented artists and showcasing the careers and achievements of already affirmed creative minds.
Artists include: Arnold Newman; Mel Rosenthal; Loren Ellis; Carlo Sampietro. Admission Free.
March 7–9 / Friday–Saturday: 12–7pm; Sunday, 12–6pm
Location: 548 West 22nd Street (Chelsea District)
Galleries include: Real Fine Arts, NY; Spruth Magers, Berlin & London; Michael Werner, NY & London. Admission $20.00
March 6–9 / Thursday–Saturday: 11–8pm; Sunday, 11–4
Location: Waterfront New York Tunnel (269 Eleventh Avenue, Chelsea District)
Galleries include: Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles; Winkleman Gallery, NY; Curator's Office, Washington, DC. Admission Free.
March 6–9 / Thursday–Saturday: 12–7pm; Sunday, 12–6
Location: 529 West 20th Street, 2W (Chelsea District)
Japanese contemporary art fair, galleries include: Sakurado Fine Arts, hpgro Gallery, Gallery Kogure. Admission Free.
March 5–9 / Wednesday–Sunday: 11–8
Location: 500 West 52nd Street (Hell’s Kitchen)
Artists include: Liz Adams-Jones; Robert C. Jackson; Adam Miller; Brittany Schall. Admission Free.
The 2014 Whitney Biennial also opens this week at the Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Avenue. It's open to the public on March 7th and continues through May 25, 2014. http://whitney.org/
Art-Collecting.com is an online art resource for collectors and art enthusiasts.