Armory Week Finds: 20 Artworks under $5,000

Whether you’re decorating a home or shopping for a gift, there’s art for you this Armory Week—and great options under $5,000. Our team of Artsy Specialists previewed the fairs to bring you their favorite picks, from Brian Robertson’s surrealist paintings to Liz Collins’s optical textiles.

To buy any of these works before the fairs open next week, you can click on the image and contact the gallery directly.

THE ARMORY SHOW

Allen Jones

Through superimposed bodies and nosedives into the sea, the controversial British Pop artist explores the concept of marriage—and this print series can also be found in the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art.

£1,000–2,500

Art on Paper

Beau Carey

Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Carey paints transitioning landscapes, such as cliffs receding to oceans, mountains disappearing into shadow, and splashes disrupting calm waters.

$975

The Armory Show

Inga Meldere

Recently shown at the Latvian National Museum of Art, Meldere’s mixed-media prints highlight the overlooked details of art historical sculptures.

£1,000–5,000

VOLTA

Brian Robertson

Robertson’s grayscale still lifes and interiors are examples of contemporary surrealism, offering a fresh take on the iconic dream-like paintings of Yves Tanguy and Giorgio de Chirico.

$1,000–5,000

Art on Paper

Lonnie Holley

Born in Jim Crow-era Birmingham, Alabama, this self-taught artist is known for his diverse artistic output, which includes totemic sculptures made entirely of found objects and graphic prints inspired by Ancient Egyptian art.

$750–3,000

NADA

Liz Collins

The accomplished textile artist creates optical abstractions—both large and small—through intricate zig-zags of yarn, cord, and string.

$2,800–3,500

NADA

Orkideh Torabi

This Iran-born, Chicago-based artist is known for playing with archetypes of masculinity—and often depicts her male subjects as clumsy, clueless, and clown-like.

$1,000–2,500


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