D8. The 1913 Armory Show - Modern Art Comes to America

  • 03/24/2021
  • 04/21/2021
  • 5 sessions
  • 03/24/2021, 1:00 PM 2:30 PM (EDT)
  • 03/31/2021, 1:00 PM 2:30 PM (EDT)
  • 04/07/2021, 1:00 PM 2:30 PM (EDT)
  • 04/14/2021, 1:00 PM 2:30 PM (EDT)
  • 04/21/2021, 1:00 PM 2:30 PM (EDT)
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The 1913 Armory Show, also known as the International Exhibition of Modern Art, was the first large exhibition of modern art in America. We’ll learn how the exhibition came about to tour in New York, Chicago, and Boston. We’ll also explore what American and European works of art were “modern” in 1913. The impact of the Armory Show on contemporary and future American artists will also be examined.

ZOOM LINK: Available on website to paid and registered members

CLASS LIMIT: 95

INSTRUCTOR: Martha Chiarchiaro, received her Master’s degree in the History of Art from Williams College and teaches a variety of art history courses at WISE and other local organizations. She enjoys delivering courses related to specific periods, artists, and activities that provide a more in-depth look at the life and times of the people who are part of the exploration. 

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