bibliography
NNDB
This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Black Mountain College

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Experimental art school founded in 1933 by John Rice, disestablished in 1957.

Location:
Asheville, NC

Founding Date:
1933

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Edward Dahlberg
Author
22-Jul-1900 27-Feb-1977 Because I Was Flesh
Robert Duncan
Poet
7-Jan-1919 3-Feb-1988 Bending the Bow
Arthur Penn
Film Director
27-Sep-1922 28-Sep-2010 Bonnie and Clyde
Robert Rauschenberg
Sculptor
22-Oct-1925 13-May-2008 American modern sculptor and painter
Michael Rumaker
Author
5-Mar-1932   Beat author, The Butterfly

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Josef Albers
Artist
19-Mar-1888 25-Mar-1976 Homage to the Square
Eric Bentley
Critic
14-Sep-1916   The Life of the Drama
Robert Creeley
Poet
21-May-1926 30-Mar-2005 Founded Black Mountain Review
Willem de Kooning
Painter
24-Apr-1904 19-Mar-1997 Abstract expressionist
Robert Duncan
Poet
7-Jan-1919 3-Feb-1988 Bending the Bow
R. Buckminster Fuller
Architect
12-Jul-1895 1-Jul-1983 Futurist, invented the geodesic dome
Charles Olson
Poet
27-Dec-1910 10-Jan-1970 The Maximus Poems
David Tudor
Pianist
20-Jan-1926 13-Aug-1996 Avant-garde concert pianist

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Merce Cunningham
Dancer
16-Apr-1919 26-Jul-2009 Merce Cunningham Dance Company
Charles Olson
Poet
27-Dec-1910 10-Jan-1970 The Maximus Poems


Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile



Copyright ©2013 Soylent Communications

NNDB MAPPER


Google Board Politics


Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.


Bibliographies

NNDB has added thousands of bibliographies for people, organizations, schools, and general topics, listing more than 50,000 books and 120,000 other kinds of references. They may be accessed by the "Bibliography" tab at the top of most pages, or via the "Related Topics" box in the sidebar. Please feel free to suggest books that might be critical omissions.