Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Friday, April 11: 1913 Armory Show Film Screens at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts


WHAT:  Virginia premiere of 217 Films’ “The Great Confusion:  The 1913 Armory Show.”  Filmmaker Michael Maglaras will be in attendance and introduce the screening.   This event is co-sponsored by the James River Film Festival.

WHEN:  Friday, April 11, 2014 at 6:30pm
            
Leslie Cheek Theater
200 North Boulevard
Richmond, Virginia
Directions at this link.  
TEL:  1-804-204-2681

COST: $8 (VMFA and JRFF members $5)
Purchase online at this link
Purchase by phone:  1-804-340-1405


ABOUT THE FILM:  The Great Confusion:  The 1913 Armory Show” features works by more than 60 American and European painters and sculptors.  The film probes deeply into the history of how the show was organized; examines the critical efforts of American artists such as Arthur B. Davies, Walter Pach, and Walt Kuhn; and explores the impact that the show had on collectors of art as well as ordinary citizens.

Excerpts from the film can be viewed at this link.