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Face Lift: Caption This!Week Five: Me and My Shadow

Week Five’s comparison shows two very different styles of portraiture, but the juxtaposition of the images makes it appear that there’s a conversation going on. Tell us what you think…

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Face Lift: Caption This!Week Four: There was a Little Girl…

There was a little girl, Who had a little curl, Right in the middle of her forehead. When she was good, She was very good indeed, But when she was…

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New Exhibitions, New Experiences

Hello everyone! My name is Andrew Ochsner and I’m the fall intern in the Gibbes Collections department. I thought I’d take advantage of the blog to share a little bit…

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Face Lift: Caption This!Week Three: Charles and Louis Manigault—Father and Son

This week’s portraits depict a nineteenth-century father and son duo. Charles Izard Manigault and his son Louis Manigault shared an appreciation for art, but chose to explore their interests along different…

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Artist Spotlight: William Halsey (American, 1915–1999)

When the first-ever public exhibition of Solomon Guggenheim’s collection of non-objective art debuted at the Gibbes in 1936, it brought shock and dismay to some in Charleston’s art circle. The…

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Face Lift: Caption This!Week Two: Jimmie Daniels—Double Vision

These two portraits of performer Jimmie Daniels are the second set in our Face Lift: Caption This! contest. How do these two portraits—the photograph by George Platt Lynes and the…

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Face Lift: Caption This!Week One: Ms. Johnson and Colonel Elliott

In conjunction with our Face Lift exhibition, we are launching a caption writing contest and we need your participation! Each week of the exhibition, curator Sara Arnold will present a set of…

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Revealing the Power of Portraits: Curators Select Works for Face Lift

Since late spring, the curatorial staff has been working diligently on plans for the upcoming exhibition Face Lift: The Power of Portraits. Portraiture is one of the oldest and most…

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Revisiting The Charleston Story: New Works on View

Untitled, ca. 1940s-50s, by Nell Choate Shute (American, 1898–1966), 2010.005.0002B Have you visited the Gibbes lately? If so, you may notice new faces in the building. Yes, we do have…

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Curatorial Perspective: An Upcoming Exhibition Takes Shape

Manifest, 2010, by Stacy Lynn Waddell (American, b. 1966) Over the next few weeks, the Gibbes collections and curatorial staff will be hard at work in preparation for the opening…

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