Creative Democracy: The Legacy of Black Mountain College – Art and artifacts by people who were students at the now legendary North Carolina art school (1933-1956)
Exhibition opens: Friday, January 12, 2018
Exhibition Celebration: Friday, March 2, 2018 (6:00pm -10:00pm)
Exhibition ends: Saturday, June 2, 2018
Venue: Main Gallery of the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina
Basil King is represented in this exhibition with twelve recent paintings. Martha King and Basil King are represented in displays of broadsides, books and magazines in which their literary and art works appeared.
On March 1, 2018, at 6 PM Basil King will give an evening talk on his experiences as a student at BMC, its impact on his development, and his perspectives regarding the continued and growing interest in Black Mountain ideas.
He and Martha King will be attending the Exhibition Celebration the following night — 6PM to 10PM.
The exhibition is part of the campus-wide celebration of the legacy of Black Mountain College during Appalachian State University’s Spring 2018 semester. Click this link for descriptions of the campus-wide activities.https://today.appstate.edu/2017/10/18/black-mountain-college-semester