Armory Show Poster Digital History ID 2886

Armory Show Poster

Credit: Elmer MacRae Papers, Collection Archive, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
Media type: poster
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Annotation: The Armory Show was considered to be an invasion of European modern art on America. The show opened in New York in 1913 and featured works by Duchamp and Matisse. During that time, headlines from the New York Times and Sun read: "It Will Throw a Bomb Into Our Art World and a Good Many Leaders Will be Hit" and "Cubist, Futurists, and Post Impressionists Win First Engagement, Leaving the Enemy Awestruck.”
Year: 1913

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