[Chicago]: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1913. First edition. In publisher’s illustrated wrappers. 3, 16, 15 p. Cover slightly dusted, small restoration on the spine. Otherwise in very good condition.
The traveling exhibition of works by the European avant-garde was first held in New York, at the Armory from February 17 to March 15, then in Chicago from March 24 to April 16 and, finally, in Boston, at the Copley Society, from April 23 to May 14. The Chicago exhibition, at the Art Institute, was the only one to have been organized in a museum and not in a place rented for the event. . On the last day of the exhibition in Chicago, The first catalog printed for the New York exhibition was incomplete and, above all, not illustrated; that of Chicago includes 16 photographic plates reproducing exhibited works. Exhibitors included: Duchamp, Matisse, Van Gogh, Picabia, Picasso és Henri Rousseau.