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Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)

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Works: 254 works in 358 publications in 3 languages and 7,296 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Exhibition catalogs  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Directories  Manuscripts 
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Classifications: NX405.B55, 707.1175688
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Leap before you look : Black Mountain College, 1933-1957 by Helen Anne Molesworth( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1933, John Rice founded Black Mountain College in North Carolina as an experiment in making the arts central to learning. Though it operated for only twenty-four years, this pioneering school played a significant role in fostering avant-garde art, music, dance, and poetry, and an astonishing number of important artists taught or studied there. Among the instructors were Josef and Anni Albers, John Cage, Merce Cunningham, R. Buckminster Fuller, Karen Karnes, Willem de Kooning, and M.C. Richards, and students included Ruth Asawa, John Chamberlain, Ray Johnson, Robert Rauschenberg, and Cy Twombly. Leap Before You Look is a singular exploration of this legendary school and the work of the artists who spent time there. Scholars from a variety of fields contribute original essays about diverse aspects of the college--spanning everything from the college's farm program to the influence of the Bauhaus--and about the people and ideas that gave it such a lasting impact. Catalogue entries highlight selected works, including writings, musical compositions, visual arts, pottery, and weaving. The book's fresh approach and rich illustrations convey the atmosphere of creativity and experimentation unique to Black Mountain College that served as an inspiration to so many. This timely volume will be essential reading for anyone interested in art, radical pedagogy, and the enduring legacy of the college. -- Front jacket flap
The Black Mountain review( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Mountain review( )

in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This by Charles Olson( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The song of the border-guard by Robert Duncan( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apollonius of Tyana : a dance, with some words, for two actors, the dancer, Apollonius, the voice, Tyana, or place by Charles Olson( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black mountain review( )

in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arts at Black Mountain College by Mary Emma Harris( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Launched in the depths of the Depression, Black Mountain College had fewer than 1300 pupils over its 24-year lifespan. Yet this haven of experimentation in the North Carolina hills counted among its students and faculty Franz Kline, Walter Gropius, Josef Albers, Charles Olson, Robert Creeley, Robert De Niro, Buckminster Fuller, Merce Cunningham and Willem de Kooning, among others. Based on some 300 interviews as well as primary sources, this revealing study by an art historian traces the school's evolution from a small, innovative liberal arts college with a general curriculum to a creative community of practicing artists. Despite bitter internal conflicts and a certain insularity, Black Mountain risked constant financial worries to maintain a democratic openness and willingness to ``let things happen.'' This attractively illustrated chronicle documents the gamut of creativity, from painting to weaving, ceramics, dance, graphic arts and photography."--Alibris
The experimenters : chance and design at Black Mountain College by Eva Díaz( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction : Black Mountain College between chance and design -- Josef Albers and the ethics of perception -- John Cage's chance protocols -- R. Buckminster Fuller's design revolution -- Epilogue : legacies of Black Mountain College
Die Ordnung der Klänge : das Wechselspiel der Künste vom Bauhaus zum Black Mountain College by Andi Schoon( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bulletin by N.C.) Black Mountain College (Black Mountain( )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arnold Schoenberg at seventy ; The composer and the interpreter : two addresses given at Black Mountain College, Summer Music institute, 1944 by Ernst Krenek( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Mountain College Newsletter by N.C.) Black Mountain College (Black Mountain( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The visual arts at Black Mountain College, 1933-1956 by North Carolina Museum of Art( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black mountain review by N.C.) Black Mountain College (Black Mountain( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five photographers by Hazel-Freida Larsen( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Mountain College faculty John Cage, Black Mountain College, Mary Callery( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Extracts and reprints] by N.C.) Black Mountain College (Black Mountain( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Black Mountain College : experiment in art by Vincent Katz( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Arnold Schoenberg at seventy, and The composer and the interpreter; two addresses given at Black Mountain College Summer Music Institute, 1944 by Ernst Krenek( Book )

1 edition published in 1944 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Black Mountain College

Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, Carolina del Nord)

Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)

College

College Black Mountain, NC

Collegium Montis Atri

Κολέγιο Black Mountain

블랙마운틴 대학

ブラック・マウンテン・カレッジ

黑山学院

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English (93)

German (5)

French (2)

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