1913 Armory Show 50th Anniversary Exhibition 1963

1913 Armory Show 50th Anniversary Exhibition 1963

New York: Henry Street Settlement, 1963. First edition. Softcover. First edition. Oversized hardcover in color illustrated paper-covered stiff wrappers.212 pp. with index of illustrations. Illustrated with 281 color and black and white plates. Very good, some embrowing to the spine. Reprinted in its entirety for the 50th anniversary of its opening in New York in 1913, the catalog of the "International Exhibition of Modern Art", popularly known as the "Armory Show", generally accepted as the launch of the modern art movement. It made front-page news at the time, generating not only rapture but shock and outrage. The listing, now arranged alphabetically by artist, gives the original catalog numbers and such information as is known about each picture. Additional works, known to be in the original show but not officially listed then, are also included. Represented are such modern art giants as Picasso, Cezanne, Daumier, Duchamp, Kandinsky, Van Gogh, Munch, Seurat, Sloan, etc. Fine / very good. Item #E15656B

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