By Robert O'Byrne
Nothing so pleases exhibition attendees as the realisation their taste is more sophisticated than that of previous generations. The current show at the New-York Historical Society’s premises on Manhattan’s Upper West Side provides an opportunity to experience this emotion. ‘The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution’ uses the centenary of the infamous ‘International Exhibition of Modern Art’ held downtown at the Armory Building to explore changes in public attitude to the avant-garde.
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