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CBS News Eyewitness, "The art show that shocked America"

CBS News Eyewitness, "The art show that shocked America"

Clark, Kenneth

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Physical Details: 1 film reel sd., b&w ; 16 mm.

Description: 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.

Original recording on 16mm motion picture film, transferred to video by AAA in 1992. Digitized from video.

Creator: Clark, Kenneth

Forms part of: Miscellaneous sound, film, and video recordings collection

Digital ID: 7860