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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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New Books by Artists

New Books by Artists

PAINT ALCHEMY by Eva Magill-Oliver Paint Alchemy explores how to create freely by combining a foundation in techniques and design principles with an open approach that focuses on the moment rather than the end result.
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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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