Armory’s Creative Director Leaves Fair to Accept Position at Hauser & Wirth

November 29th, 2012

Michael Hall-Armory Show-Hauser and WirthThe Armory Show’s creative director, Michael Hall, has taken a position at Hauser & Wirth. Hall’s involvement ranged from the Armory’s Open Forum and Armory Film programs to the “Armory Focus” sections; he also took part in the selection of commissioned artists such as Theaster Gates and Liz Magic Laser. The co-founder and former director, Paul Morris, resigned in September after an 18-year tenure with the fair. It was reported by Art In America earlier this year that The Armory Show’s parent company, Merchandise Mart Properties,  may be  in negotiations to sell it along with the Volta Show and Art Platform Los Angeles

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