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Armory Show

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Armory Show, officially the International Exhibition of Modern Art, the first show of its kind in the United States, held at the 69th Regiment Armory, New York City, Feb.-Mar. 1913. Comprising over 1,300 works, it included a large section of paintings by contemporary Americans and works by modern European artists, including Constantin Brancusi, Georges Braque, Paul Cézanne, Marcel Duchamp, Henri Matisse, and Pablo Picasso. The avant-garde paintings caused much controversy but also the acceptance of modern art in the United States.

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