The 1913 Armory Show

Perhaps the most important art exhibition ever held in American, the 1913 Amory Show was a colossal display of modern art that captivated New York City. The show was unprecedented in its magnitude and breadth. Consisting of 1,300 paintings, the exhibition introduced modern art to the United States in a way that changed the very definition of art in America.

This program reveals how the Armory Show’s cultural repercussions and controversy continue to reverberate today.