DECENTER also serves to highlight Henry Street Settlement's sponsorship of the 50th anniversary exhibition of the Armory Show in 1963, the occasion which announced the building of what is today known as the Abrons Arts Center.
The exhibition commences on the 100th anniversary of the Armory Show on Sunday, February 17, with a 1913 Armory Show Centennial Event from 4-6 p.m., which will feature panel discussions about the 1913 exhibition, as well as the themes of perception and art in the digital age, followed by an opening reception.
Panel Discussion: The Legacy of the 1913 Armory Show:
Charles Haven Duncan (Collection Specialist, Archives of American Art)
Franklin Evans (Artist, New York)
Andrea Geyer (Artist, New York)
Marilyn Satin Kushner (Curator and Head, Department of Prints, Photographs, and Architectural Collections, New-York Historical Society; Co-curator of The Armory Show at 100)
Mary Murray (Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute)
Panel Discussion: Perception and Art in the Digital Age:
Introduced by: Israel Rosenfield (City University of New York)
Ethan Greenbaum, Barbara Kasten, Andrew Kuo, Travess Smalley, Sara VanDerBeek
Moderated by: Brian Droitcour
Opening reception sponsored by Hudson Whiskey with generous support from Van Brunt. Beer has been lovingly provided by Brooklyn Brewery.