The New York Times delivers a succinct guide to this week's several art fairs --- featuring modern masters to emerging artists -- in New York. Art critic Ken Johnson notes these fairs "provide the chance to take the temperature of global culture."
Visit the show's websites to chart your course, but allow plenty of time to just "scan" the floor, suggest fair-goers.
Here are links to show information with details on programming and exhibitor lists:
The Armory Show, March 3-6, Piers 92 and 94
VOLTA NY, March 3-5, Pier 90
The Art Show, presented by the ADAA, March 2-6, Park Avenue Armory
Pulse New York, March 3-6, Metropolitan Pavilion
Independent New York, March 4-6, Spring Studios, 50 Varick St.
Art on Paper, March 4-6, Pier 36
Spring/Break Art Show, March 2-7, Skylight at Moynihan Station. Emerging artists, curatorial theme is ⌘COPY⌘PASTE.