Modern Art Invasion: Picasso, Duchamp, and the 1913 Armory Show That Scandalized America

Modern Art Invasion: Picasso, Duchamp, and the 1913 Armory Show That Scandalized America

by Elizabeth Lunday


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493000623
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 1,189,551
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth Lunday is the author of two popular books: Secret Lives of Great Composers and Secrets Lives of Great Artists. The Secret Lives of Great Artists has sold over 25,000 copies and been translated into eight languages. She wrote mental floss's Masterpieces column for six years, and has had stories in and American Archeology. Secret Lives was reviewed in newspaper from Oregon to Santa Fe to San Antonio to Cleveland. Elizabeth has appeared on PRI's national program "Here and Now" as well as local stations in Dallas, Austin and Tulsa. She lives in Fort Worth, Texas. Visit her at

Table of Contents

Introduction: March 1913, New York City ix

Part I Organizing the Assault 1

Chapter 1 Itching for a Fight 2

Chapter 2 Gathering the Ammunition 15

Chapter 3 Recruiting Allies 26

Chapter 4 Planning the Attack 43

Part II Storming the Armory 57

Chapter 5 Opening the Offensive 58

Chapter 6 Planning the Counterattack 74

Chapter 7 Raiding Enemy Territory 88

Part III After the Shooting Stopped 107

Chapter 8 Losing Battles 108

Chapter 9 Conflicts Both Real and Imagined 120

Chapter 10 Winning the War 130

Epilogue: Dispatch from the Fog of War 152

Postscript 165

Selected Bibliography 175

Notes 182

Acknowledgments 200

Index 202

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The Modern Art Invasion: Picasso, Duchamp, and the 1913 Armory Show that Scandalized America 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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bookloverTX More than 1 year ago
Modern art? Yes, indeed. This book not only covers the compelling history of the Armory Show and the people who executed it, but it delves into the current state of art in American, defines modern art and helps one to learn to appreciate it. A good read.