The Armory Show's Contemporary Section has become known for presenting a chaos of contemporary art with lots of shine that can either dazzle or blind. The 2015 edition takes a bit of a step back and adds some air into the show. Click here to read a critic's take on the MENAM focus (Middle East, Northern Africa and the Mediterranean) and the Contemporary Section presented at Pier 94, written by James Croak.

Tucked among the 130+ booths, there was art worth noticing. Check out our slide show to see some of the art that caught our eye:

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“Turbulence (black)” by Mona Hatoum, 2014. Glass marbles. Exhibited with Alexander and Bonin. Photo by Sage Cotignola.

“Turbulence (black)” by Mona Hatoum, 2014. Glass marbles. Exhibited with Alexander and Bonin. Photo by Sage Cotignola.

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“Self Portrait” by Chuck Close, 2014. 84-color woodcut. Exhibited with Pace Prints. Photo by Sage Cotignola.

“Self Portrait” by Chuck Close, 2014. 84-color woodcut. Exhibited with Pace Prints. Photo by Sage Cotignola.

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“Manifolds XV” by Jon Rafman, 2015. Photopolymer, resin, pigment. Exhibited with Zach Feuer. Photo by Sage Cotignola.

“Manifolds XV” by Jon Rafman, 2015. Photopolymer, resin, pigment. Exhibited with Zach Feuer. Photo by Sage Cotignola.

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BASIC FACTS: The Armory Show, March 5 through 8, 2015, at Piers 92 & 94, 12th Avenue and 55th Street, New York. www.thearmoryshow.com.

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