Education, Beauty and Civility: Beyond the Absence of War

Beyond the nightmare of genocide, slavery and the engineered poverty of today, beyond the transgressions of morally bankrupt leaders in the East and the West, beyond the starvation and unmet basic needs allowed to happen around the world, people must, as well, fight for education, architecture and art. Being civil means being willing to do the work necessary to protect a vision of beauty -- to enshrine local, national and global treasures -- to stand up and defend the ability to express oneself creatively. These things make the life water of the soul.

Convergence | Divergence | Emergence: A New Conversation on Bauhaus + BMC (Part Two)

Harriet Sohmers Zwerling, The Studies Building, ca. 1949, gelatin silver print. Gift of the artist. *** Convergence | Divergence | Emergence: Another Conversation on Bauhaus + BMC (Part Two) By Max Eternity   On a visit to Asheville, North Carolina, last year, I spent time at the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. I …