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Behind The Wall

Behind The Wall

DISCOVERED MURALS BROUGHT BACK TO LIFE by Michele Seekings When I last interviewed painting conservator Catherine Rogers, she and her team of conservators were about to embark on a large-scale project to conserve and restore the murals at the College of Charleston's historic Sottile Theatre. After starting the project ...
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The 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art Winner

The 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art Winner

Each year an artist whose work contributes to a new understanding of art in the South is awarded The 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art title and a cash prize of $10,000. The Society 1858 auxiliary group at the Gibbes Museum of ...
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Roses Are Cadmium Red, Violets Are Phthalo Blue

Roses Are Cadmium Red, Violets Are Phthalo Blue

by Katie Kerns Geer Is there a muse any more universal than the flower? Perhaps most famous for painting the subject is Georgia O’Keefe. And though her intended symbolism gets debated, one thing seems true: O’Keefe demanded the viewer see the flower — really see it. The following visual artists are florally ...
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Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibition

Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibition

It’s that time of year again when Marion Square turns from a park into one of the largest art galleries in the city. More than 70 artists will descend on Marion Square for the annual Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibition. This juried art ...
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Awake

Awake

A new gallery concept has opened in Mt. Pleasant, SC. Affordable Art of Charleston focuses on affordable, contemporary art by local artists. Their next show, opening March 12 and running through April 30, is called Awake, a group show highlighting emerging Charleston artists. “I want to awake ...
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