Formerly known as The Spring Show NYC, the inaugural Spring Masters, New York sees the fair reimagined to reflect the breadth and scope of artistic creation from antiquity to the 20th century. Presenting a range of international dealers and galleries, Spring Masters will be held at Park Avenue Armory. We’ve selected a few highlights: click on any image to open the slideshow.
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