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Motherwell teaching at Black Mountain College, August 1945, with collages by students on the blackboard. (Joseph Cornell papers, 1804–1986, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution)
August 1945

Motherwell teaches the second half of the summer session at Black Mountain Collage, near Asheville, North Carolina. Also teaching there are the painters Lyonel Feininger, Josef Albers, and Ossip Zadkine, architect Walter Gropius, and art historian Alexander Dorner. Among Motherwell's students is the artist Ray Johnson.