By Ken Johnson
The International Exhibition of Modern Art, otherwise known as the Armory Show
, woke American art from its provincial slumbers 100 years ago. Was it a good thing or a bad thing, and is there any reason to care about it now? With more than 100 works from the original exhibition and a big, richly illuminating catalog, “The Armory Show at 100: Modern Art and Revolution” at the New-York Historical Society
offers an excellent opportunity to ponder such questions.
Read more . . . Read more…