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date: 28 October 2020

Armory Show 

The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists

Ann Lee Morgan

An international exhibition that introduced modern art to the American public in 1913. It remains the best known, and perhaps the most influential, art exhibition ever held in the United States. Although only a small fraction of the roughly 1,300 entries in “The International Exhibition of Modern Art” displayed radical styles such as cubism, expressionism, or fauvism, the exhibition stimulated much public interest and indignation. The show is often regarded as the pivotal event in opening American art to avant-garde practice, as well as to new approaches in criticism and collecting.... ...

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