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This exhibition explores the influence of Mexican art and culture upon American artists in the mid twentieth century, particularly artists associated with the Charleston Renaissance. Mexico and the Charleston Renaissance features paintings and works on paper from the Gibbes Collection by William Halsey, Anna Heyward Taylor, George Biddle, Charles Wilbert White, Edward Middleton Manigault and Corrie McCallum.
Family picnics, bar-b-ques, church gatherings, and community festivals have been held for 155 years to commemorate the abolition of slavery. Most people associate the end of American slavery with The…READ MORE
I was saddened to learn of the death of the artist Christo—whose iconic works around the world have delighted and awed millions of visitors. The Bulgarian-born conceptual artist and his…READ MORE
It’s sort of an unexpected gallery space. Or at least, I didn’t expect it. My one-bedroom apartment in a historic building on Meeting Street lets the light in with nine…READ MORE
CHARLESTON, S.C., May 25, 2020 – The Gibbes Museum of Art will reopen to the public on June 1, after temporarily closing its doors on March 18 due to the…READ MORE