The Experimenters by Eva Díaz

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press

Year: 2014

Format: Hardcover

Edition: First

Condition: New

In the years immediately following World War II, Black Mountain College, an unaccredited school in rural Appalachia, became a vital hub of cultural innovation. Practically every major artistic figure of the mid-twentieth century spent some time there: Merce Cunningham, Ray Johnson, Franz Kline, Willem and Elaine de Kooning, Robert Motherwell, Robert Rauschenberg, Dorothea Rockburne, Aaron Siskind, Cy Twombly—the list goes on and on. Yet scholars have tended to view these artists’ time at the College as little more than prologue, a step on their way to greatness. With The Experimenters, Eva Díaz reveals the importance of Black Mountain College—and especially of three key teachers, Josef Albers, John Cage, and R. Buckminster Fuller—to be much greater than that.

Tags: Black Mountain College, Buckminster Fuller, John Cage, Josef Albers

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  • The Experimenters by Eva Díaz
  • The Experimenters by Eva Díaz