Walt Kuhn scrapbook of press clippings documenting the Armory Show, vol. 1
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949
Armory Show (1913 : New York, N.Y.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
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Scrapbook : 182 p. : b&w ; 56 x 35 cm.
Scrapbook is primarily filled with newspaper clippings of articles reacting to the exhibition. A few articles pertain to Gutzon Borglum's public resignation from the Association of American Painters and Sculptors. At the end of the scrapbook are materials pertaining to the exhibit catalog; a sample cover for the "catalogue de-luxe," and an original typescript of the preface by Frederick James Gregg; as well as a poster for the show, with handwritten annotation: official poster of the exhibition, planned by Walt Kuhn, color arrangement by Arthur B. Davies, lettering by Chas. Farrand. Written on front cover: Press, vol. I. Cover also has the emblem of the Armory Show (an uprooted pine tree) drawn on. Vol. 2 has also been scaned, as item 14643. This item should be viewed with item 14643.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560