Idea + Place: The Legacy
of Black Mountain College

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Date(s): 10/8/22
Start time: 1:00 PM
End time: 5:00 PM

Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery
515 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd
Atlanta, GA 30312

Type: Education & Lectures, Visual Arts & Galleries

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In connection with the exhibition about the history and legacy of Black Mountain College, eyedrum is presenting special programming. Artist, scholar, and SCAD professor emerita Marcia Cohen will speak about the shape of Bauhaus color theory based on the studies of Josef Albers. Then enjoy a conversation between curator and artist Hilde Helphenstein, aka Jerry Gogosian on Instagram, and Art Paper’s Sarah Higgins. In between talks there will be music by DJs.

For the first time in Atlanta, exhibits from Black Mountain College will be on view at eyedrum. The college was founded by John Andrew Rice in 1933 in Asheville, North Carolina. Notable faculty and students included Josef and Anni Albers, Walter Gropius, Robert Motherwell, Cy Twombly, Robert Rauschenberg, Willem and Elaine de Kooning, MerceCunningham, John Cage, and Buckminster Fuller.

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