Aftershock: One Hundred Years Since The Armory Show

 

Aftershock: One Hundred Years Since The Armory Show

By
Clare Hurley

1 August 2013

The New Spirit: American Art in the Armory Show, 1913

Montclair Art Museum in Montclair, New Jersey, February 17–June 16, 2013

This year marks the centennial of the International Exhibition of Modern Art, better known as The Armory Show. A watershed in the history of art in the 20th century, it opened at the 69th Regiment Armory in New York City in March 1913, bringing what was considered the vanguard of modern art to the attention of the American public for the first time. 

Of the 1,200 pieces of art in the Armory show, two-thirds were by American artists. Yet the story that has gone down in art history is that the

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