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Timeline of the month: 1913 Armory Show

19th Aug 2013 | Tasha G

The Smithsonian's Archives of American Art have put together a fascinating timeline about the landmark 1913 Armory Show. Organised by the Association of American Painters and Sculptors, the 1913 show was the first large exhibition of modern art in America. It greatly raised the profile of modern art in the US.

This timeline charts the development of and reactions to the exhibition through primary source materials from the Archives of American Art. Through correspondence, newspaper clippings, notebooks, and many other materials, a comprehensive background of the exhibition emerges and provides a fascinating look at how complex the exhibition was to manage and how people responded, both for and against it.

The timeline is beautifully presented and makes great use of Tiki-Toki's capabilities to share a narrative. Most stories include an image of the primary source material and provide a link to the Archives' digitised resources for further investigation. Just like visiting an exhibition in real life, it is easy to spend an afternoon exploring the timeline!

Enough from us - we will leave you to explore the timeline. As always, if you have created or know of a timeline that should be featured in future, get in touch with us at blog@tiki-toki.com.

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