Hazel Larsen Archer, Elizabeth Schmitt Jennerjahn and Robert Rauschenberg, c. 1952, gelatin silver print, 6 1/4 x 9 ¼ inches. Estate of Hazel Larsen Archer and Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center.
In the final segment of my podcast interview with Ruth Ericson the conversation concludes with a discussion about Merce Cunningham and some of the other dancers and choreographers at Black Mountain College. But first, however, a Youtube video from a 1966 performance:
Cunningham was born in 1919: the same year that World War One ended and the same year that the Bauhaus school was opened. Years later, in the summer of 1953…read more watch podcast here.