Pictures below of “He Tao Yuan,” a set of mashed-up, illuminated Chinese pictogram characters laid out on the floor, by Beijing-based artist Hen An. The work was among those recently shown by the Tang Contemporary gallery at its space for the 2013 Armory Show in New York City.

Photos of “Untitled” red amaca by influential German artist Rosemarie Trockel at the Sprueth Magers gallery space at the recent 2013 Armory Show in New York City. We’re a fan of her work in general, though we’re not so enthralled by this artwork as much as we are by itsContinue Reading

These fur-covered hand grenades by Hungarian artist Kata Legrady are part of a series of works where ordnance and weapons are covered with the materials of luxury. The grenades were recently on show in New York by the Pekin Fine Arts gallery at the Armory Show. The artist is basedContinue Reading

We love this photo by influential British photographer Martin Parr. The image is part of a series of photos shot in China. It shows a Chinese military officer taking a photo of a car and model at the Beijing Motor Show. Parr has recently had an exhibition of his recentContinue Reading

We were mesmerized by this light installation artwork by Jim Campbell when we saw it recently at the 2013 Armory Show in New York. The artwork has such depth and dimensionality, it changes as you walk around it and view it from different angles.

We so effin love this illuminated stack of plastic-resin books that are part of “Luminous Words” by South Korean artist Airan Kang. The work is currently on view at the Bryce Wolkowitz gallery in New York City.

The scene in front of Piers 92 and 94 at West 53rd Street and West Side Highway as the first few of several thousands of people started filing out of the Armory Show in the late afternoon Sunday.

There was some site specific work created especially for the Armory Show this year, including this working urinal — yes, it actually flushes — in the Pierogi gallery booth on Pier 94. The artwork by artist Andrew Ohanesian is an update on, and homage to, Marcel Duchamp, who was aContinue Reading

We’re live-mobile-blogging at the Armory Show in New York City today, the last day of the annual event, which is celebrating its 100th year. We’ll be posting some pix of stuff that catches our eye this afternoon and in the coming weeks.