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Is Charleston’s Art Scene on the Verge of a Rebirth?

Is Charleston’s Art Scene on the Verge of a Rebirth?

by Allison Sutton | painting by Katherine Dunlap It’s been nearly 100 years since the Charleston Renaissance, an era that transformed our city into a thriving creative destination. From 1915 to 1940, local and visiting artists, architects, and writers collaborated to drive cultural ...
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INTRO Pop-Up Art Exhibition

INTRO Pop-Up Art Exhibition

Nov 9-18 | 535 King Street, Charleston At Art Mag, we’re always thinking about ways to help art lovers connect with more artists. We know that today’s collectors want to discover new artists—artists who excite them and artists they can ...
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Art and Architecture

Art and Architecture

CHARLESTON AS AN ARTIST'S MUSE by Katie Kerns Geer Inspiration for artists is just about everywhere in Charleston. From Colonial, Georgian, and Federal style landmarks to those iconic church steeples to the classic “Charleston Single,” architecture in Charleston has been provoking artists for as long as we can remember. Here, 9 visual ...
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Billyo’s Lowcountry

Billyo’s Lowcountry

11 QUESTIONS WITH BILLYO O'DONNELL With his current solo show Billyo’s Lowcountry hanging at Helena Fox Fine Art, we’re getting to know a little more about what drives the artist. 1. When did you begin painting? In high school, and it was ...
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Art in the Parks

Art in the Parks

by Sarah Miller A little known fact about Charleston’s beloved Hampton Park is that John Olmstead, the nephew-turned-adopted-son of Frederick Law Olmstead, designed it. Now, if you don’t recognize the name Frederick Law Olmstead then maybe you’re familiar with some of his life’s work—Central Park, the Niagara Reservation, over a dozen ...
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The Ultimate Selfie

The Ultimate Selfie

A CONVERSATION WITH STEPHEN ELLIOTT WEBB Recently completing his visiting artist residency at The Gibbes Museum of Art, artist Stephen Elliott Webb delves into our past and current hyper-obsession to capture one’s own image in Project Selfie.
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The New South From The Eyes of Our Generation

The New South From The Eyes of Our Generation

by Emily Reyna “These photographers provide us with privileged access to different worlds that most people would never have access to.” To have an understanding of the New South, we must come to grips that there is a tension between what we think about the South and what actually is true about ...
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Art Galleries

Art Galleries

GALLERIES TO SEE THIS FALL PRINCIPLE GALLERY The Principle Gallery space is sunny and expansive—basically one long room that seems like it will never end, ...
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Summer 2018

8 Artists Bringing The Heat This Summer

by Sarah Miller ALEX WAGGONER “I’m so excited about my residency at The Gibbes Museum of Art,” says Waggoner. She’s been selected as the resident artist in the museum’s visiting artist ...
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The Art of Entrepreneurship

THREE SOUTH CAROLINA ARTISTS FIND NEW CREATIVE OUTLETS—AND NEW BUSINESS—THROUGH ART by Allyson Sutton For centuries, popular culture has upheld the stereotype of the starving artist, creating in solitude and rarely finding living success. But in ...
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Art That Lasts

A WORD TO THE WISE ABOUT INHERITED ART by Michele Seekings Paul Fisher was back in town for the Historic Charleston Foundation’s Antiques Show, and I met up with him for a drink and to talk collecting. I try to make a point of ...
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Color Collab

BR DESIGN CO X MILES PURVIS ART by Emily Reyna This August, Miller Gallery is teaming up with artist Miles Purvis and the design duo and sisters Carlene Browner and Cassandra Browner Richardson of BR Design Co for an opening focusing ...
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The Perfect Pairing

WINE + ART by Katie Kearns Geer The second annual Summer Wine Bouquet is your chance to oogle over artwork from Charleston's best art galleries, glass(es) of wine in hand(s) What pairs well with a silky, summer chardonnay? How about a bold, bright abstract painting—or ...
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