List of illustrations

  • Street Scene in Snow (NYC)
  • West Side Docks
  • Portrait of Willie Gee
  • The Night after San Juan
  • The Haymarket
  • East River Snow
  • The Spielers
  • The Butcher Boy
  • Whistling Boy
  • The Wrestlers
  • Otis Skinner as Col. Bridau in The Honor of the Family
  • Sunday, Women Drying their Hair
  • Pigeons
  • Sixth Avenue & 30th Street, New York City
  • Washington Square
  • At Mouquin's
  • The Coffee Line
  • The Swing
  • London Hippodrome
  • Mural
  • The Tambourine
  • The Night Mission
  • Les Pauvres
  • Cover of The Masses (In Georgia, The Southern Demonstrates His Superiority)
  • Cross Breaker
  • Beware of Pickpockets
  • Class Consciousness
  • At the Shore
  • 42 Kids
  • Stag at Sharkey's
  • Freight Yards
  • The Bridge
  • The Road Roller
  • Tyrolean Mountains
  • Composition with Three Figures
  • Landscape with Farm
  • Church Interior
  • Summer
  • Armory Show, Sixty-ninth Regiment Armory, New York City
  • Beefsteak Dinner for the Critics
  • Flying Horses
  • Portrait of a Child
  • The Valley
  • Adventure
  • Dancers
  • Conception Synchromy
  • Synchromy
  • Improvisation to Form
  • Invention–Dance
  • Blue Devils Marching down Fifth Avenue
  • Farm to Win "Over There," poster
  • Dawn of Peace
  • Carry On
  • Brass Band
  • Synchromie Cosmique
  • Improvisation No. 1
  • Composition II
  • Jazz
  • The Large Glass (La mariée mis á nu par ses célibataires, même)
  • Parade Amoureuse
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Trees
  • After Sir Christopher Wren
  • Incense of a New Church
  • Bucks County Barn
  • Machine Sans Nom
  • Telephone
  • Still Life, Pitcher
  • Paquebot, Paris
  • Upper Deck
  • Church Street El
  • Battle of Lights, Coney Island
  • The Voice of the City of New York Interpreted: The Port (The Harbor, The Battery)
  • Manhattan
  • Home for Christmas
  • The Bridge
  • Blue and Green Music
  • Circular Forms
  • Calla with Roses
  • Radiator Building—Night, New York
  • High Bridge
  • Woolworth Building, No. 31
  • Marin's Island, Maine
  • Tree and Sea, Maine
  • Pertaining to Deer Isle, The Harbour, Deer Island, Maine Series No. 27
  • Composition–Three Figures
  • New York at Night
  • The Two Musicians
  • The Rabbi
  • Still-Life, Egyptian Pot
  • Caucus
  • Harlequin
  • Victoria
  • Maine Landscape, Autumn no. 13
  • The Dark Mountain
  • Movements, 1913
  • New Mexico Recollections
  • Color Analogy
  • Circus
  • George Biddle Playing the Flute
  • Resting at the Bazaar
  • Girl in Green and Rose
  • Seated Nude
  • Boy Stealing Fruit
  • Squash
  • Sleeping Girl
  • Jean
  • Promenade
  • Padre
  • Crucifixion
  • The Doll and The Monster
  • Bar
  • Bus View
  • Trees
  • Night Wind
  • Watering Time
  • House of Mystery
  • February Thaw
  • October
  • Orchestra
  • Farewell to Union Square
  • Three Figures
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Description: American Painting: From the Armory Show to the Depression
~THE research and writing of this book, which was interrupted by military service during World War II, was begun more than a decade ago. Because of a lamentable dearth of scholarship in the area of American art, I was faced from the very beginning with the problem of reconstructing the history of a vital period in our culture out of a wealth of...
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Description: American Painting: From the Armory Show to the Depression
THE dates 1913 for the Armory Show and 1929 for the depression mark the limits of an important phase of American art. Like all such dates, they are somewhat arbitrary and in any case only approximate, but they do delimit that period in American art during which the influence of what is commonly called “modern art” made its first impact felt in...
Description: American Painting: From the Armory Show to the Depression
DURING the first decade of the twentieth century, American art was brazenly flaunting its delusions of grandeur...

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Description: American Painting: From the Armory Show to the Depression
THE International Exhibition of Modern Art held in New York at the Sixty-ninth Regiment Armory from February 17th to March 15th, 1913...

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Description: American Painting: From the Armory Show to the Depression
THE direction of American art was not changed by the World War. The events of the war found their way into only a fraction of our art and if those years of crisis...

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Description: American Painting: From the Armory Show to the Depression
THE “roaring twenties,” the “golden age,” when America was riding the crest of economic plenty, was curiously enough the heyday...

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Description: American Painting: From the Armory Show to the Depression
IN RECENT YEARS there has been an effort on the part of some scholars to push the dates of American experimentation...

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Description: American Painting: From the Armory Show to the Depression
MODERNISM had transformed the art of a romantic like Davies and a realist like Sloan; it had even influenced for a brief span...

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Description: American Painting: From the Armory Show to the Depression
THE realist strain which was in the ascendancy early in the century had been submerged, as we have already seen, by the spread of modernism...

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Description: American Painting: From the Armory Show to the Depression
~THE twenties were dominated by French modernism. German Expressionism had little importance, affecting only a few Americans in the twenties—Albert Bloch, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Benjamin Kopman, and, to some degree, Marsden Hartley. The Cubist group, which owed allegiance to Cézanne and Picasso, developed along three divergent lines; from Cubism...

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