‘new york is a lot of work’ black foil stamp on real us money by reed seifer

the armory show new york city march 3 – march 6th, 2011

held at piers 92 and 94 in new york city, the 2011 armory show is an international art fair featuring both contemporary and modern art galleries in addition to being a venue for premiering new works by living artists. for over a decade, artists, galleries, collectors, critics and curators from all over the world come to new york in march for this week of art and even inspires smaller exhibitions through out the city.

directing the graphics of the show this year is new york based designer and artist reed seifer. his piece ‘new york is a lot of work’ a run of 1,000 US dollar bills with a foil stamp of the same text will be displayed at this year’s show as well as being circulated throughout the space. in fact, if you were in new york in 2009, you may have seen his mta arts for transit institution produced ‘optimism metrocard‘ wide scale public art piece.

the armory show is on now until sunday, 30 USD – day pass, 10 USD – students.

reed seifer at the armory show 2011 ‘project optimism’ new york metro card by reed seifer

reed seifer at the armory show 2011 clockwise from top left: graphics outside the 2010 armory show exhibition space 2010 armory show exhibition catalog exhibition entrance exhibition meeting room