This publication sets out to explore and question notions of experiment that informed the extraordinary range if arts practice at Black Mountain College, North Carolina, USA.
Starting At Zero focuses on key themes and episodes in the 24 year life of Black Mountain College notably its roots in Bauhaus educational methodology under Joseph and Annie Albers, the emergence of Abstract Expressionism, the contributions of Buckminster Fuller, Merce Cunningham and John Cage, and the emergence of Black mountain poetry.
Featuring contributions by Mary Emma Harris, Eva Diaz, Christopher Benfey and Edmund de Waal it traces a progress from European foundations to the assertion of a consciously American Ethos.
Autors: Mary Emma Harris, Christopher Benfey, Eva Diaz, Edmund de Waal, Jed Perl
Paperback: 56 pages
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