The Art Institute of Chicago Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Controversial Armory Show
It’s hard to imagine the works of Henri Matisse being called “the most hideous monstrosities ever perpetrated on long suffering art” as one art critic suggested in a 1913 review of the Armory Show.  Equally surprising was the outrage expressed in the 1913 Chicago Tribune’s biting editorial suggesting “The nudes (in the Armory show) pervert... Read more »