See Everything You Missed at Armory Week’s VIP Parties

Thanks to Instagram, you never really have to miss out.

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Fashion blogger Pari Ehsan at the Armory Show. Photo: Instagram/@elenasoboleva
Swizz Beatz, Kehinde Wiley, and Sean Kelly hanging at Kelly's Armory Show booth.
Casey Fremont's miniature picks from the ADAA gala preview. Photo: Instagram/@caseyfremont
Stacy Engman and Tracey Emin at the ADAA gala preview. Photo: Instagram/@stacyengman
Lisa Spellman and Linda Yablonsky at the ADAA gala preview. Photo:Instagram/@pjudelson
Behind the scene at the Armory Party at MoMA. Courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art.
Behind the scene at the Armory Party at MoMA. Courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art.
Kelela's performance at the MoMA Armory Party. Photo: Instagram/@museumofmodernart
Bill Cunningham (and his legendary blue jacket) on the scene at the Armory Show. Photo: Instagram/@nadinejohnsonpr
Di Mondo at the Armory Show vernissage. Photo: Instagram/@dimondoworldwide
A photographer at the ADAA. Photo: Instagram/@brownartconsulting
Kipton Cronkite and Helen Toomer at the Pulse young collectors preview. Photo: Instagram/@kipton
Performance artists dressed in bee costumes at the Pulse young collectors preview. Photo: Instagram/@emilybcollins
Cindy Sherman at the Spring/Break Art Show. Photo: Instagram/@reneericcardo

By the time the onslaught of Armory Week fairs swing open their doors to the public, the art world elite has already seen, Instagrammed, and reached a verdict on them. Not to mention claimed the best artworks for their collections.

How do they do it? At a series of VIP previews morning, afternoon, and night, many of which are followed by even more exclusive afterparties. Didn’t get the invite? See everything you missed, including Swizz Beatz and Kehinde Wiley hanging at Sean Kelly’s Armory Show booth, Bill Cunningham surveying the scene, and a late night shindig at MoMA. And if you’re an insider that somehow managed to make it to everything you were invited to, take a load of and enjoy the weekend. You’ve earned it.

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