Classes in the Studies Building
The art classes and the looms were located in the room on the ground floor of the Studies Building. The open area was used as a sculpture studio and for art classes in the summers. Josef Albers teaches an art class (upper left). Ati Gropius (Johansen) and Mimi French (Batchelor) work at the looms (middle). Jean Charlot holds his drawing class in the open area in the summer of 1944 (right)
On the left students weave on backstrap looms on the terrace at the entrance of the Studies Building.
Josef Albers's class. Courtesy North Carolina State Archives, Black
Mountain College Papers.
The Black Mountain College
Project gratefully acknowledges a grant from the Graham Foundation
for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts for a study of architecture at Black Mountain College.