Discussion Bound

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Discussion Bound
February 11, 2014 3:00 pm
February 11, 2014 5:00 pm
Free with Membership or Museum admission
Asheville Art Museum
2 S. Pack Square, Asheville, NC, 28801, United States

Join our monthly book discussion where we read and discuss books that relate to artwork in our galleries. Moderated by a member of the Museum’s staff or a volunteer, we exchange ideas and learn about books, art and each other. Bring your copy of the book.

This month’s book:

Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay: Reflections on Art, Family, and Survival
by Christopher Benfey

Renowned critic Christopher Benfey shares stories — of his mother’s upbringing in rural North Carolina among folk potteries; of his father’s escape from Nazi Europe; of his great aunt and uncle Josef and Anni Albers, famed Bauhaus artists exiled at Black Mountain
College — and in the process unearths an ancestry, and an aesthetic, that is quintessentially American.

Read in conjunction with Josef Albers: Experiments in Color.