Eclectic and eccentric, with influences that range from Islamic to Celtic to Japanese, the Veteran’s Room at the Park Avenue Armory was reopened to the public in March as an intimate space for lectures and recitals.
Rafael Viñoly's exhibition scheme for Spring Masters New York, which will take place at the Park Avenue Armory in Manhattan, challenges art fairs’ status-quo rectangular grids. The Park Avenue Armory has long been a New York powerhouse. The 1881 behemoth was built for the Seventh Regiment of the National Guard with money donated by the city’s resident elite. Today the armory is a bastion of creative strength: as a venue for art and performances; subject of an ongoing restoration led by Herzog & de Meuron; and, later this spring, Rafael Viñoly’s laboratory. On April 30 Artvest Partners will launch Spring