Armory Show Legacy Benefits Museum of Modern Art

armoryThe 100-year anniversary of the 1913 New York Armory Show on February 17th brings new light to the history of modern art in this country and to the creation of MoMA. "The founding of MoMA, the Whitney, and much else stems directly from (the Armory Show's) 27 Earth-shaking days," explains Jeremy Saltz inNew York Magazine, March 4, 2013 issue. The Armory Show, officially called the "International Exhibition of Modern Art," brought numerous pieces of European modern art to the U.S. for the first such major exhibition here. It was first held in Manhattan's enormous 69th Regiment Armory and featured approximately 1,200 artworks by 300 artists. It was ultimately viewed by more than 400,000 people in three cities, including Boston and Chicago. Organized by New York's "Association of American Painters and Sculptors," the exhibition's goal was to bring before the public art "usually neglected by current shows."

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