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The Armory Show at 100: Modernism and Revolution

edited by Marilyn Satin Kushner and Kimberly Orcutt ; Casey Nelson Blake, Senior Historian
Format
Book
Published
New York : New-York Historical Society ; London : in association with D. Giles, [2013]
Language
English
ISBN
9781907804045, 1907804048, 9780916141264, 0916141268
Contents
  • A century of the armory show: modernism and myth / Marilyn Satin Kushner
  • Organizers of the armory show. Arthur B. Davies-Hero or villain? / Kimberly Orcutt
  • Walt Kuhn: Armory showman / Gail Stavitsky
  • Walter Pach: Agent of modernism / Laurette E. McCarthy
  • "So many thrills, so much excitement": Elmer MacRae's role in the Armory show / Susan G. Larkin
  • New York and the United States ca. 1913. Greenwich Village modernism: "The essence of it all was communication" / Casey Nelson Blake
  • The Armory show in the provisional city / Max Page
  • The Armory show and the transformation of American culture / Daniel H. Borus
  • Echoes of the Armory show: modern music in New York / Leon Botstein
  • The "big show" and the little galleries: Alfred Stieglitz and the search for modern art photography in 1913 / Anne McCauley
  • A "wordminded people" encounters the Armory show / Susan Hegeman
  • 1913: a feminist moment in the arts / Charles Musser
  • The exhibition. Off to the Armory show! / Didier Ottinger
  • "An explosion in a shingle factory": Marcel Duchamp's Nude descending a staircase (no. 2) / Francis M. Naumann
  • "The Cuban who outcubed the Cubists": Francis Picabia and the 1913 Armory show / Michael R. Taylor
  • Henri Matisse at the Armory show-and beyond / William C. Agee
  • Brancusi's busts: work in progress / Doïna Lemny
  • Puvis de Chavannes, pioneer and paragon of modernism / Aimée Brown Price.
  • Slouching toward modernism: American art at the Armory show / Virginia M. Mecklenburg
  • Robert Henri's manifesto / Kimberly Orcutt
  • A pre-emptive strike: John Marin and the Armory show / Martha Tedeschi
  • Morgan Russell: A "barbarian" or American avant-garde in Paris? / Marilyn Satin Kushner
  • Morton Livingston Schamberg: a short life, a major achievement / William C. Agee
  • Drawings at the armory: the currency of change and modernism / Roberta J.M. Olson
  • Revisiting editions: prints in the Armory show / Marilyn Satin Kushner
  • Responses. "Public verdict": debating modernism at the Armory show / Kimberly Orcutt
  • Cubist comedy and futurist follies: the visual culture of the Armory show / Sarah Burns
  • Traveling venues. "The great confusion": the Armory show in Chicago / Judith A. Barter
  • "Unwept, unhonored and unsung": the Armory show in Boston / Carol Troyen
  • Legacy. The legacy of the Armory show: fiasco or transformation / Barbara Haskell
  • "Creating a new epoch": American collectors and dealers and the Armory show / Avis Berman.
Description
512 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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