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Black Mountain : an interdisciplinary experiment, 1933-1957 / for the Nationalgalerie-Staatliche Museen zu Berlin edited by Eugen Blume, Matilda Felix, Gabriele Knapstein and Catherine Nichols.

Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info Berlin : Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin ; Leipzig : Spector Books, 2015.
Description463 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Other author/creatorBlume, Eugen, editor.
Other author/creatorFelix, Matilda, editor.
Other author/creatorKnapstein, Gabriele, editor.
Other author/creatorNichols, Catherine, 1974- editor.
Other author/creatorNationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart--Berlin, host institution.
Contents Foreword / Hortensia Völckers and Alexander Farenholtz -- Foreword / Udo Kittelmann -- Introduction / Eugen Blume and Gabriele Knapstein -- Performing the Black Mountain Archive / Arnold Dreyblatt -- 1933-1940. Archive 1: Foundation -- From Albers to Wolpe: unraveling the networks of émigré scholars and artists at Black Mountain College / Brenda Danilowitz -- Archive 2: Emigrés -- Pedagogical practices and models of creativity at Black Mountain College / Annette Jael Lehmann -- Processes instead of results: what was taught at the Bauhaus and at Black Mountain College / Fabienne Eggelhöfer -- Science and its double / Eugen Blume -- Archive 3: Art and learning -- Color photographs taken by Josef Albers at Black Mountain College, 1940-1948 -- 1940-1949. Constructing experience: architecture at Black Mountain College / Matilda Felix -- Archive 4: Architecture and work -- Photography at Black Mountain College / Alice Sebrell -- Archive 5: Photography, archaeology and guests -- Interdisciplinary and multimedia learning: artistic education at Black Mountain College / Gabriele Knapstein -- Still moving: performance and models of spatial arrangement at Black Mountain College / Gabriele Brandstetter -- Archive 6: Summer and experiment -- 1949-1957. Work with material: handwork at Black Mountain College / Mary Emma Harris -- "Great Books" in "Glyph-World": reading and writing at Black Mountain College / Catherine Nichols -- Archive 7: Literature, visual arts and crafts -- The ideal of an alternative school: Black Mountain College between educational reform and repression / Andi Schoon -- Alternative nation / Craig Schuftan -- Archive 8: Dispersal.
General notePublished on the occasion of an exhibition of the Marx Collection held at the Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof--Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, June 5-September 27, 2015.
General noteEnglish and German language editions published simultaeously.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references.
Acquisitions source Joyner NC Rare copy Purchased from 20th Century Art Archives 10/23/2017
LanguageIn English, some articles translated from the German.
Genre/formExhibition catalogs.
Other titleBlack Mountain : ein interdisziplinäres Experiment 1933 -1957.
ISBN9783959050258 (trade edition ; pbk.)
ISBN3959050259 (trade edition ; pbk.)
ISBN9783886097630 (museum edition)
ISBN3886097633 (museum edition)
Standard identifier# 9783959050258

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Joyner NC Rare NX405.B55 B552 2015 ✔ Available Request Material

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