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What Artists Are Saying About the Art in Marion Square

What Artists Are Saying About the Art in Marion Square

WHAT ARTISTS ARE SAYING ABOUT THE ART IN MARION SQUARE by Katie Kearns Geer & Matt Mill Piccolo Spoleto packs in hundreds of plays, poetry readings, and choral performances, but the ...
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10 Art Openings to Attend in Charleston This Friday

10 Art Openings to Attend in Charleston This Friday

A PREVIEW OF THIS SPRING'S ART WALK It can feel like a race between the hours of 5:00 and 8:00 trying to navigate all the galleries during the Charleston Gallery Association's spring Art Walk. There is so much local, regional, and national ...
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Painting Colors of Passion

Painting Colors of Passion

NOW WHAT? WHEN CREATIVITY FLOWS IN A DIFFERENT DIRECTION by Sarah Miller Marilyn Sparks spent thirty years using bodies, music, make-up, and clothing to tell a story on stage. Feeling like she had done all she could in the fashion industry, she asked herself, “now what?” On her hands and knees in what ...
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10 Artists We Discovered at ArtFields

10 Artists We Discovered at ArtFields

10 Artists We Discovered at ArtFields by Emily Reyna and Matt Mill In the heart of South Carolina is the rural Pee Dee region where life primarily revolves around agriculture and manufacturing. But a transformation is taking place that is capturing the attention of the ...
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Artists’ Visions of a Modern Charleston

Artists’ Visions of a Modern Charleston

GALLERY SHOW - FOCUS IN by Sarah Miller “There is a spotlight on Charleston right now. People are finally embracing modern art and including it in the makeup of Charleston,” says Anne Siegfried, owner of The George Gallery. Focus In, opening March 10 at The George Gallery, features three Charleston artists who are ...
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Art Preview: Preparing for the Spoleto Festival USA Auction

Art Preview: Preparing for the Spoleto Festival USA Auction

THE ART OF THE BID by Matt Mill It’s a collector’s dream: Being able to snag quality art at reasonable prices—wine and food in hand—all while supporting a cause you believe in, and that puts art auctions on the radar of many sharp collectors. This Friday marks the annual Spoleto Festival USA Auction, 
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Majestic Motion

Majestic Motion

GALLERY SHOW — MAJESTIC MOTION by Sarah Miller “There, at the top of the mountain, were the wild horses that changed my heart and creative direction forever,” recalls Karen Keene Day. It was the book America’s Last Wild Horses by Hope Ryden that began Day’s journey, leading her to that mountain. As she ...
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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: STEPHEN MCMENNAMY

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: STEPHEN MCMENNAMY

CLEVERLY CREATIVE COMBINATIONS by Sarah Miller His daughter was celebrating her 4th birthday when Stephen McMennamy snapped a photo of her and then one of a balloon. While playing around with the PicFrame app, he combined the two cropped images and found the result to be pretty hilarious. Since then, the complexity ...
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Attention to Detail

Attention to Detail

GALLERY SHOW — ATTENTION TO DETAIL by Sarah Miller “I’m the most excited I’ve been about an exhibit in a really long time!” That’s a pretty momentous statement coming from Robert Lange, one of the cultivators of Charleston’s contemporary art scene and owner of Robert Lange Studios. Opening on February 3, Attention to Detail will ...
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Lions and Tigers and Bears

Lions and Tigers and Bears

GALLERY SHOW — LIONS AND TIGERS AND BEARS by Sarah Miller Lions and Tigers and Bears is a pleasant derailment from Charleston’s traditional art scene. Stepping into The Vendue Art Hotel’s lobby, you’ll be greeted by an extraterrestrial giraffe made of sewing machines parts and a pug in a yellow polka dot bikini. ...
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