WOMEN WRITERS of Black Mountain College
Black Mountain College has attained near-myth status for the prominent roles it played in modern art, in the Beat poetry movement, and as a groundbreaking experiment in sociology. From its inception in 1933 until its closing in 1955, the college was populated by nonconformists and free thinkers.
By Alexxa Gotthardt
From its home deep in the North Carolina woods, Black Mountain College nurtured and inspired some of the most celebrated artists of the mid-20th century. Teachers encouraged experimentation and collaboration amongst students variously specializing in art, design, writing, and music—which, in turn, inspired daring new works of modern art. Click here to continue reading