Photo 9 Jan 123 notes Chorus Captain
Walt Kuhn (1877-1949) - <i>Chorus Captain</i> (1935). In the collection of the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven.  Everybody should have a friend like her.Kuhn is one of the most influential figures in American art mostly by virtue of being the organiser of the 1913<i> International Exhibition of Modern Art</i> (the “Armory Show”),  which introduced what was  then European avant-garde art - works by Kandinsky, Picasso, Braque, Duchamp, Amadeo de Souza Cardoso to name a few - to the American public. In his own work, Kuhn was deeply fascinated by the circus and vaudeville shows, and left a unique legacy of intense portraits of showgirls and circus artists.                               

Chorus Captain

Walt Kuhn (1877-1949) - <i>Chorus Captain</i> (1935). In the collection of the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven.  Everybody should have a friend like her.

Kuhn is one of the most influential figures in American art mostly by virtue of being the organiser of the 1913<i> International Exhibition of Modern Art</i> (the “Armory Show”),  which introduced what was  then European avant-garde art - works by Kandinsky, Picasso, Braque, Duchamp, Amadeo de Souza Cardoso to name a few - to the American public. In his own work, Kuhn was deeply fascinated by the circus and vaudeville shows, and left a unique legacy of intense portraits of showgirls and circus artists.                               

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