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Between Form and Content: Perspectives on Jacob Lawrence and Black Mountain College
October 30, 2018 - January 12, 2019
Between Form and Content celebrates the work of Jacob Lawrence, known for his paintings, drawings, and prints that focus on African-American history, as well as his personal life. This show will be the first to focus on his experiences teaching painting at Black Mountain College in the 1940s. Also featured are works by Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence, Josef and Anni Albers, Leo Amino, Jean Varda, Ruth Asawa, Ray Johnson, and Beaumont and Nancy Newhall. In addition, Lawrence’s painting will be exhibited through the eyes of four multimedia artists: animator/filmmaker Martha Colburn, composer/performer Tyondai Braxton, installation artist Grace Villamil, and writer and interdisciplinary artist Jace Clayton. Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, 120 College St., downtown Asheville. www.blackmountaincollege.org. 828-350-8484.