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Author Molesworth, Helen Anne.
Title Leap before you look : Black Mountain College, 1933-1957 / Helen Molesworth ; with Ruth Erickson.
Publication Info. Boston : Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston ; New Haven ; London : In association with Yale University Press, [2015]
©2015
Open Library Cover
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Description 399 pages : illustrations (some color), music (some color), portraits (some color) ; 33 cm
Note "Published on the occasion of the exhibition Leap before you look : Black Mountain College, 1933-1957. Organized by the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston. Curator: Helen Molesworth with Ruth Erickson. Curatorial assistant: Bryan Barcena. The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, October 10, 2015 - January 24, 2016. Hammer Museum, University of California, Los Angeles, February 21 - May 14, 2016. Wexner Center for the Arts, The Ohio State University, Columbus, September 17, 2016 - January 1, 2017."--Colophon.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Director's foreword / Jill Medvedow -- Curator's acknowledgements / Helen Molesworth.
Imaginary landscape / Helen Molesworth -- A progressive education / Ruth Erickson -- Josef Albers. Photographs of matières / Michael Beggs -- Bauhaus in America / Jeffrey Saletnik -- Xanti Schawinsky / Spectodrama (Black Mountain Stage Studies) / Jeffrey Saletnik -- Marguerite Wildenhain. Large jar / Jenni Sorkin -- Arnold Schoenberg and musical interpretation at the Black Mountain College Summer Music Institute of 1944 / Jonathan Hiam -- Building autonomy. Creating community: The farm and work program at Black Mountain College / David Silver -- The Design-Build Program at Lake Eden / Lauren Bellard -- A. Lawrence Kocher. Stool and side table / Ruth Erickson -- Josef and Anni Albers: Mexico and modernity / Brenda Danilowitz -- Josef Albers. Graphic tectonic lithographs / Michael Beggs -- Weaving / Jenni Sorkin -- Anni Albers. Free-hanging room divider / Brenda Danilowitz -- Ray Johnson. Untitled / Ruth Erickson -- There is another way: Hazel Larsen Archer. Photographer, educator / Alice Sebrell -- Musical cosmopolitans at Black Mountain College: John Cage, Lou Harrison and Stefan Wolpe / Brigid Cohen -- Texture of the South: Roland Hayes and integration at Black Mountain College / Bryan Barcena -- Jacob Lawrence. Watchmaker / Bryan Barcena -- Leo Amino. Carnivorous Plant #22 / Bryan Barcena -- Summer Session 1948 / Eva Díaz -- R. U-- John Cage. "Defense of Satie" / Martin Brody -- Ceramics at Black Mountain College 1949-1956 / Cindi Strauss -- Shōji Hamada. Vase / Ruth Erickson -- Karen Karnes. Untitled (Candleholder) / Jenni Sorkin -- Peter Voulkos. Rocking Pot / Jenni Sorkin -- M.C. Richards / Jenni Sorkin -- The 1950s: Ways of life / Ruth Erickson -- Lou Harrison. Rapunzel / Martin Brody -- Theodoros Stamos. North Carolina Landscape / Harry Cooper -- Harry Callahan. Eleanor, Chicago / Ash Anderson -- Arthur Siegel. Untitled (Nude against Glass Block) / Ash Anderson -- Aaron SIskind. North Carolina 11 / Ash Anderson -- Chance encounters: Theater Piece No. 1 and its prehistory / Ruth Erickson -- Franz Kline. Painting / Jennifer Gross -- Robert Rauschenberg. Untitled (Night Blooming Series) / Helen Molesworth -- Robert Rauschenberg. Untitiled (a birthday picture for Hermine) / Jeffrey Saletnik -- Charles Olson / Steve Evans -- Charles Olson. Mayan Letters / Steve Evans -- Ben Shahn. Song / Ruth Erickson -- Between media: The Glyph Exchange / Ruth Erickson -- Cy Twombly. MIN-OE / Jennifer Gross -- Robert Duncan. The Song of the Borderguard / Steve Evans -- Black Mountain Review / Steve Evans -- Joseph Fiore. #7-54: The Gathering / Bryan Barcena -- The formation of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company / Katherine Markoski -- Ruth Asawa. Dancers / Jennifer Gross -- Intentional communities / Gloria Sutton
Subject Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.) -- Exhibitions.
Arts -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- North Carolina -- Black Mountain -- Exhibitions.
Arts in education -- North Carolina -- History -- 20th century.
Art, American -- North Carolina -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Art, American -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Genre or Form Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Erickson, Ruth.
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.), organizer, host institution.
Hammer Museum, host institution.
Wexner Center for the Arts, host institution.
Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.), host institution.
New York Society Library. Book Committee. 2015. ZNS
Added Title Black Mountain College, 1933-1957
ISBN 9780300211917 (hardcover)
0300211910 (hardcover)