Johnny Gandelsman Live Performance

Thursday, March 26th at 6 PM via Facebook Live Grammy award-winning violinist and producer Johnny Gandelsman will perform Bach’s cello suite No. 4, live from his home to yours. Tune in at at 6PM! BMCM+AC is compiling independent performances and art events that...

VIRTUAL ART+FEMINISM WIKIPEDIA EDIT-A-THON

Saturday, March 28, 11am-5pm The on-site, in-person version of this event at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center on Saturday, March 28 is postponed until further notice. We invite you instead to join a virtual edit-a-thon during that time to contribute to the...

Natasha Goldowski Renner

Marie Tavroges Stilkind, Natasha Goldowski, 1953. Gelatin silver print. Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center Collection. Gift of Marie Tavroges Stilkind.  Natasha Goldowski Renner (Faculty in Chemistry and Physics 1947–1953) (b.1907–d.1966) Born in Russia,...

Trude Guermonprez

Nancy Newhall, Trude Guermonprez at Black Mountain College, ca. 1948. Courtesy of the Western Regional Archives. Trude Guermonprez (Faculty in Weaving 1947–1949) (b.1910–d.1976) Trude Guermonprez was born in Poland in 1910. Trude studied weaving with Benita Otte-Kuch,...

Hazel Larsen Archer

Hazel Larsen Archer, Untitled (Ray Johnson in his study), ca. 1945-48. Courtesy of the Estate of Hazel Larsen Archer. Hazel Larsen Archer (Student 1944-1948, Faculty Photography 1949-1953) (b.1921-d.2001) Hazel Larsen Archer experienced life at BMC as a student,...

M.C. Richards

Hazel Larsen Archer, Portrait of M.C. Richards, ca. 1952. Gelatin silver print. Courtesy of the Estate of Hazel Larsen Archer. M.C. Richards, Pinch Bowl, ca. 1990s. Stoneware with acrylic paint. Collection of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. M.C....

Suzi Gablik

Suzi Gablik, Tropism #9, 1970. Collage & oil paint on canvas, 24 x 24 inches. Collection of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. Gift of the Artist. Suzi Gablik, Tropism #5, ca. 1970s. Collage and oil on canvas. Collection of the Artist. Suzi...

Barbara Stone Rice

Barbara Stone Rice, Weaving, ca. 1948. Cotton warp and wool woof, later made into a garment. Collection of Megan Rice. Barbara Stone Rice (Student 1948-1949 and 1952-1953) (b.1925-d.2008) Barbara Stone Rice was a student of Anni Albers during her final years leading...

Mary Fitton Fiore

Mary Fitton Fiore, Nick, n.d. Ink on paper. Collection of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. Gift of the Artist. Mary Fitton Fiore (Student 1949-1956) (b.1924-d.2017) Mary Fitton first became interested in attending Black Mountain College after seeing an ad...

Wanda Lea Austin

Wanda Lea Austin, Untitled, no date. Oil on canvas. Collection of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. Gift of the Estate of Wanda Lea Austin. Wanda Lea Austin (b.1926-d.2006) Wanda Lea Austin, an Illinois native, graduated from the Evanston Collegiate...

Marianne Preger-Simon

Marianne Preger-Simon, Merce Cunningham Company: Black Mountain Beginnings, Summer 1953. Photocopy of drawings (copies). Collection of Black Mountain  College Museum + Arts Center. Gift of the Artist. Marianne Preger-Simon (Student 1953 Summer Session) (b.1929) Dancer...

Karen Karnes

Karen Karnes and David Weinrib, Coil-built Fireplace, ca. 1975. Stoneware and iron grate. Collection of Black Mountain College  Museum + Arts Center. Gift of Abel Weinrib Karen Karnes (Faculty and Resident in Ceramics 1952-1954) (b.1925-d.2016) Karen Karnes was a...

Hilda Morley

The-Wild-Cherry-Tree Hilda Morley, The Wild Cherry Tree, 1960 Hilda Morley (Faculty Literature and Hebrew 1952-1956) (b.1916-d.1998) Hilda Morley came to teach at Black Mountain College with her husband, the composer Stefan Wolpe. While at the college, Hilda taught...

Dorothea Rockburne

Dorothea Rockburne, Shadowed Perimeter, 2004 – 2008, Edition 63/70. Etching and silkscreen on Somerset paper. Collection of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. Gift of the Artist. Marie Tavroges Stilkind, Dorothea Rockburne, ca. 1952. Vintage gelatin silver...

Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence

Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence, Lullaby, 1992. Offset lithograph on paper. Collection of  Connie Bostic. Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence (Faculty Spouse, Informal Dance Instructor 1946 Summer Session) (b.1913-d.2005) Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence was born in Barbados and moved to...

Susan Weil

Hazel Larsen Archer, Portrait of Susan Weil, ca. 1948. Vintage gelatin silver print. Courtesy of the Estate of Hazel Larsen Archer. Susan Weil, Musical Chairs, 1995. Acrylic on paper. Collection of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center . Gift of the Artist Susan...

Marie Stilkind

Ray Johnson (b.1927-d.1995), Marie Tavroges Stilkind at the Museum of Modern Art, 1960s. Archival pigment prints. Collection of Black Mountain College  Museum + Arts Center. Gift of Marie Tavroges Stilkind. Installation photo by Michael Oppenheim.   Marie...

Jo Sandman

Jo Sandman, Untitled, 1952. Oil on canvas. Collection of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts  Center. Gift of the Artist Jo Sandman (Student 1951 Summer Session) (b.1931) Boston-based artist Jo Sandman’s practice has explored painting, drawing, experimental...

Cornelia “Nell” Goldsmith

Nell GoldsmithHeyns (Student 1942-1944) (b.1924-d.2011), Self-portrait at Studies Building, ca. 1943 -1944. Archival pigment print from a digital scan of a color slide. Courtesy of Western Regional Archives, State of North Carolina. Cornelia “Nell” Goldsmith (Heyns)...

Ati Gropius Forberg Johansen

Ati Gropius Forberg Johansen Above: Untitled (Guitar), 1945. Oil on cardboard. Collection of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. | Below: Footnotes on the year 1944, ca. 1995. Ink on paper. Collection of Black  Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. Gift of...