"The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution" is a new exhibition at the New-York Historical Society celebrating the 100th anniversary of the infamous 1913 Armory Show where painters like Marcel Duchamp, Henri Matisse, Paul Gauguin, Pablo Picasso, and Vincent van Gogh burst onto the international art scene.
While much of the show is made up of 100 masterpieces that were displayed during the original Armory Show, the New-York Historical Society offers something different than a museum exhibition—source documents and historical images that conjure up a moment in time. From shots of the bohemian lifestyle in Greenwich Village at the turn of the century to photographic documentation of the Women's suffrage movement and the Paterson Strike Pageant, the New-York Historical Society put the works of art in context. Here are Captivating Images of New York 100 Years Ago From "The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution" at the New-York Historical Society.
"The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution" is on view at the New-York Historical Society until Feb. 23, 2014.
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