Exhibition Website (UX): The Armory Show at 100
The New-York Historical Society’s recreation and contextualization of the original 1913 Armory Show opens this weekend (and runs until February 23, 2014).
Here is a quote from the introduction to the show on the exhibition website: “The Armory Show took place from February 17 to March 15, 1913 at the 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Avenue and 25th Street, and in just less than a month it changed the way Americans thought about modern art. It has been called the most important exhibition ever held in the United States.”
The show has already gotten a good deal of press coverage. Here is a sampling: Newsweek Magazine, Huffington Post, and The New York Times. Also here is a very good interview with curator Marilyn Kushner on the BBC.
We created the show’s website, and since its completion a number of months ago, the curators and staff at the New-York Historical Society have been loading in a variety of great informational content. This can be accessed through the blog section.
There is also, of course, quite a collection of remarkable works of art that have been reassembled for this exhibit. We are very much looking forward to the show’s opening, having missed it the first time around.
Show tickets can be purchased here on the New-York Historical Society Website.