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Christo’s Visit to Charleston

The Gibbes is still abuzz from Christo’s visit to Charleston last month. The world-renowned artist gave an amazing lecture for a sold-out crowd of over 400 people at Memminger Auditorium on April 13. The evening before the lecture, event sponsors gathered at the home of Esther and James Ferguson for a cocktail party in celebration of Christo’s visit. The Gibbes is deeply appreciative of all of our sponsors, particularly Esther and James Ferguson, our lead sponsors who made this event possible.

Jim and Esther Ferguson with Christo

Jim and Esther Ferguson with Christo

Barbara Hearst, Carolyn Rivers, and Alice Wyatt

Barbara Hearst, Carolyn Rivers, and Alice Wyatt

Anton Vreede and Christo

Anton Vreede and Christo

Kevin Mauney, Helen Pratt-Thomas, Lucile Cogswell, Christo, and Michelle Mauney

Kevin Mooney, Helen Pratt-Thomas, Lucile Cogswell, Christo, and Michelle Mooney

Mickey Bakst and Esther Ferguson

Mickey Bakst and Esther Ferguson

Christo, Edith Howle, and Rick Throckmorton

Christo, Edith Howle, and Rick Throckmorton

Tippy Stern Brickman and Christo

Tippy Stern Brickman and Christo

Photographs courtesy of Julia Lynn Photography.

Published May 11, 2010

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