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Leap Before You Look
Black Mountain College 1933–1957

Helen Molesworth; With Ruth Erickson

In 1933, John Rice founded Black Mountain College in North Carolina as an experiment in making artistic experience central to learning. Though it operated for only 24 years, this pioneering school played a significant role in fostering avant-garde art, music, dance, and poetry, and an astonishing number of important artists taught or studied there. Among the instructors were Josef and Anni Albers, John Cage, Merce Cunningham, Buckminster Fuller, Karen Karnes, M. C. Richards, and Willem de Kooning, and students included Ruth Asawa, Robert Rauschenberg, and Cy Twombly.
Leap Before You Look is a singular exploration of this legendary school and of the work of the artists who spent time there. Scholars from a variety of...

2015   400 pp.  318 color + 170 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300211917  $75.00

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Mark Rothko
Toward the Light in the Chapel

American Art, 1830-1960

Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei

Alexander Calder
Performing Sculpture

John Baldessari Catalogue Raisonné
Volume Three: 1987–1993

Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner

American Studio Ceramics
Innovation and Identity, 1940 to 1979

Irrational Judgments
Eva Hesse, Sol LeWitt, and 1960s New York

Mark Rothko
From the Inside Out

Art for Every Home
Associated American Artists, 1934–2000

The Art of American Still Life
Audubon to Warhol

Frank Stella
A Retrospective

Andrew and Jamie in the Studio

Frederic Church
The Art and Science of Detail

Indecent Exposures
Eadweard Muybridge's "Animal Locomotion" Nudes

Jacob A. Riis: Revealing New York's Other Half
A Complete Catalogue of His Photographs

Warhol & Mapplethorpe
Guise & Dolls

Irving Penn
Beyond Beauty

That Day
Pictures in the American West

Picturing the Americas
Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic

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