armory week 2014

Xu Zhen Named Armory Show Commissioned Artist

The Armory Show 2014 Focus: China Party at The Standard Highline

The Armory Show has selected Shanghai-based artist Xu Zhen as the commissioned artist for the 2014 edition of the fair, executive director Noah Horowitz announced last night.

“We picked an artist with an intentionally hard to pronounce name,” quipped Philip Tinari, director of the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, who is curating the Armory Focus: China section of the fair. (For the record it’s pronounced “‘shoe’ like on a foot and ‘Jen’ with a J.”) Read More