Archives of American Art

The art show that shocked America [motion picture] / CBS News Eyewitness

Collection ID:
CBS News
Physical Description:
1 Film reel
sd., b&w
16 mm.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
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. Telecast on the CBS-TV documentary show Eyewitness.

Existence and Location of Copies
Also available as digital video file
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Provenance unknown; possibly received with Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute Armory Show 50th anniversary exhibition records, 1965.

More Information
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
New York : CBS News, 1963.

Transferred from 16mm motion picture film to videocassette (VHS). Videocassette later digitized.

Other Title
Other Title
Eyewitness (Television program)

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Video recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clark, Kenneth, 1903- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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