2 The Armory Show in 1913 was a major vehicle for disseminating information about European artistic developments in the United States.35-32: Installation photo of the Armory Show, New York National Guard's 69th Regiment, New York, 1913.
3 Armory Show, 1913American public's first exposure to modem artDuchamp's Nude Descending a Staircase was the most controversial and misunderstood work. Shows the influence of Cubism and sequential photography
4 Ashcan School or The Eight Painted urban scenes with focus on less respectable aspectsKey artists-John Sloan and George Bellows35-31: JOHN SLOAN, Sixth Avenue and 30th Street, 1907, Oil on canvas
5 EDWARD HOPPER, Nighthawks, 1942. Oil on canvas, 2' 6" x 4' 8 11/16" EDWARD HOPPER, Nighthawks, Oil on canvas, 2' 6" x 4' 8 11/16". The Art Institute of Chicago,loneliness of modern life
6 ALFRED STIEGLITZ, The Steerage, 1907 (print 1915) ALFRED STIEGLITZ, The Steerage, 1907 (print 1915). Photogravure (on tissue),Exhibited avant-garde art in his 291 GalleryPhotographed contemporary life without altering the images. For an example, see The Steerage; black and white images; no color
7 35-38: GEORGIA O'KEEFFE, New York, Night, 1929. Oil on canvas PrecisionismPortray industrialized America in the 1920sBasic lines and streamlined shapesGeorgia O'Keeffe's cityscapes
8 RegionalismRural scenes during the 1920s and 1930sDOROTHEA LANGE, Migrant Mother, Nipomo Valley, Dorothea Lange-famous Depression photographer
9 THOMAS HART BENTON, Pioneer Days and Early Settlers, State Capitol, Jefferson City, 1936. Mural. Thomas Hart Benton-paintings of Mid-West country folk
10 GRANT WOOD, American Gothic, 1930 GRANT WOOD, American Gothic, Oil on beaverboard Grant Wood was a Regionalist who painted scenes of rural life America Grant Wood's painting American Gothic, set in rural Iowa, became an American icon.
11 African- American Artists Jacob Lawrence-The Migration of the Negro seriesRomare Bearden-best known for collagesAaron Douglas-key member of Harlem Renaissance
12 JACOB LAWRENCE, No. 49 from The Migration of the Negro, 1940-1941 JACOB LAWRENCE, No. 49 from The Migration of the Negro, Tempera on masonite,The subject of Jacob Lawrence's series of paintings The Migration of the Negro is the experiences of black people migrating North from the southern United States. No. 49 of the series shows the discrimination and degradation suffered by African Americans
13 AARON DOUGLAS, Noah's Ark, ca. 1927. Oil on masonite A Harlem renaissance artist: In Noah's Ark, Aaron Douglas incorporated motifs from African sculpture into a Cubist composition of transparent angular planes.