Spring/Break kicked off Armory Arts Week on Tuesday with a lively and crowded opening at the former Conde Nast building in Times Square. One hundred and fifty curators premiered new artwork by more than 400 artists under the theme "Black Mirror." Some of the work took on a political stance and all of it was a little weird and surprisingly functional, especially if you need a haircut by Eve Sussman. Below are portraits of both curators and artists from this year's roundup:
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Ex-Bikram disciple Greg Gumucio built an empire on donation-based yoga. Former employees say its image hid his harassment and abuse.Laura Wagner, Shannon Wagner
Your core isn't just your abs, and weak glutes can contribute to the low back pain that 80 percent of people are expected to experience in their lifetime.Shannon Wagner
Stop TELLING ME what to DO about my LIFE, well-meaning workout class instructor!Maggie Puniewska
Driving in a convertible is vulnerable, showy, and corny. How does this car’s optimistic attitude fare in this tumultuous time?Maggie Lange
An art book can also be a secret passageway, leading us up and out into a wider, wilder world.Anna Merlan