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Armory Show Ephemera.

New York: Association of American Painters and Sculptors, 1913.

Price: $7,500.00


About the item

Matted and framed. 21 x 21 inches. Some yellowing to postcards, one spot to formal invitation, otherwise near fine.

Item #368143

Rare set of ephemera from the International Exhibition of Modern Art, better known as The Armory Show of 1913, including:

— Stationary from the organizers of the show: The American Painters and Sculptors, New York, with Arthur B. Davies, Gutzon Borglum, Walt Kuhn, Elmer L. MacRae listed on the masthead
— Invitation to the Formal Opening of the International Exhibition of Modern Art, at the Lexington Avenue Armory, on February 17, 1913
— Invitation to the Press Preview of the International Exhibition of Modern Art on February 16, 1913 ("Please present this card.")
— Two lapel buttons using the image of the uprooted pine tree, traken from the Massachusetts Revolutionary War era battle flag, with the text "The New Spirit" (created by Walter Kuhn)
— Postcard advertising the exhibition, with the flag with uprooted tree
— Postcard, Battleships [1913] by Elmer L. MacRae, treasurer of the Association of American Painters and Sculptors.