1949 Summer Institute, Buckminster Fuller, Architecture. Pictured: Jeffery Lindsay (sunglasses), Joseph Manulik (behind Lindsay), Ysidore Martinez (behind Caviani), Harold Young (cap), Louis Caviani (far right). They are holding: dome of thirty-one-great circle necklace structure of tubular beads and continuous internal cable net. Constructed in Chicago, 1948-1949. Reconstructed at Black Mountain College, Summer 1949. Double heat-sealed pneumatic transparent skin (not pictured) tested at Black Mountain College. Photographer: Masato Nakagawa.
Josef Albers’s Drawing Class, Black Mountain College, ca. 1939-1940. From the back of the photograph: “left to right (incomplete listing): Charles Kessler (extreme left, hand on hip), Hope Stephens (in straight skirt and the saddle shoes), Betty Brett (leaning forward, standing in fron of male student with pencil behind his ear), Frances Kuntz (beside Brett), Dick Andrews (with pipe), Fred Stone (in front of Andrews), Mimi French (in dark sweater and light collar), Robert De Niro (hand on hip, moccasins), Bela Martin (t-shirt and sneakers), Martha McMillan (light plaid shirt and sneakers with dark socks), Harriet Englehardt (dark plaid shirt, light socks, standing on second and third steps), Rudolph Haase (sitting on banister).” Photograph likely taken at the Blue Ridge campus. Courtesy of Western Regional Archives.
Faculty meeting at Black Mountain College, Blue Ridge campus. Left to right: Robert Wunsch, Josef Albers, Heinrich Jalowetz, Theodore Dreier, Erwin Straus, unknown, Lawrence Kocher. Courtesy of Western Regional Archives.
Josef Albers’ drawing class, Black Mountain College. From the back of the photograph: “Albers, seated; Eva Zhitlowsky, seated at Albers’s left; Faith Murray, standing behind Albers, against wall, with bangs and glasses; Claude Stoller, third from right, against wall.” Photograph likely taken at the Blue Ridge campus. Courtesy of Western Regional Archives.