The art show that shocked America [videorecording] / CBS News Eyewitness, 1963

CBS News, - 0

Collection size: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.

Format: Telecast on the CBS-TV documentary show Eyewitness.
Transferred from 16mm motion picture film.

Collection Summary: Host Charles Collingwood reports for CBS News from the opening of the Armory Show, 50th anniversary exhibition, April 1963, at the site of the original exhibition, the Armory 69th St. Regiment, New York, N.Y. The anniversary exhibition was organized by the Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, and sponsored by the Henry St. Settlement. Collingwood discusses the importance of the original exhibition, negative reviews in the press, huge attendance figures, and the impact on modern art. He interviews Sir Kenneth Clark and Marcel Duchamp.

Provenance unknown; possibly received with Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Armory Show 50th anniversary exhibition records, 1965.

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