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Walt Kuhn scrapbook of press clippings documenting the Armory Show, vol. 1

Walt Kuhn scrapbook of press clippings documenting the Armory Show, vol. 1

Borglum, Gutzon

Item Information

Physical Details: Scrapbook : 182 p. : b&w ; 56 x 35 cm.

Description: Scrapbook is primarily filled with newspaper clippings of articles reacting to the exhibition. A few articles pertain to Gutzon Borglum's public resignation from the Association of American Painters and Sculptors.

At the end of the scrapbook are materials pertaining to the exhibit catalog; a sample cover for the "catalogue de-luxe," and an original typescript of the preface by Frederick James Gregg; as well as a poster for the show, with handwritten annotation: official poster of the exhibition, planned by Walt Kuhn, color arrangement by Arthur B. Davies, lettering by Chas. Farrand.

Written on front cover: Press, vol. I.

Cover also has the emblem of the Armory Show (an uprooted pine tree) drawn on.

Vol. 2 has also been scaned, as item 14643. This item should be viewed with item 14643.

Creator: Borglum, Gutzon

Forms part of: Walt Kuhn, Kuhn family papers, and Armory Show records, 1859-1984, bulk 1900-1949

Digital ID: 6227