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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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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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Up Close and Personal with the Gibbes’ Collection

I have spent the past four years staring at slide after slide of art: Jasper Johns, John Singleton Copley, Jan van Eyck … and the Johns go on. As an…

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Artist Spotlight: Edwin Harleston (American, 1882 – 1931)

This summer the spotlight is on Charleston’s early twentieth-century artist, Edwin Augustus Harleston (1882–1931). Six paintings by Harleston are now on view in Gallery H. The works represent both his…

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Behind-the-Scenes: Collections Intern Project

This fall, Laura Reece, an Art History/Arts Management major at the College of Charleston, completed a semester-long internship with the Gibbes. Over the course of twelve weeks, Laura worked with…

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Cell Phone Audio Tour

Did you know the Gibbes offers a cell phone audio tour? And the best part is that it’s free! The audio tour allows you to access in-depth information about the…

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New Acquisition

The Gibbes recently acquired a work entitled Church Street, Charleston by Karl Zerbe (1903 – 1972). A German-born artist, Zerbe came to the United States in 1934 to escape Nazi…

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