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OMNISCIENCE (Detail) by Fred Wilson (American

OMNISCIENCE A Sculpture by Fred Wilson

Fred Wilson’s Omniscience is inspired by the story of Omar Ibn Said an Islamic scholar enslaved in the Carolinas from 1807 until his death in 1864. Said is believed to have […]

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SIDEWALK AND SHOPFRONT

The Bitter Years: Dorothea Lange and Walker Evans Photographs from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection

Originating as a tribute to the 1962 Bitter Years photography exhibition curated by the illustrious Edward Steichen for the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the current exhibition organized by […]

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Stephania

Something Terrible May Happen: The Works of Aubrey Beardsley and Edward “Ned” I.R. Jennings

Oscar Wilde, then the poster boy of the inherently queer British Aestheticism Movement, visited Charleston in 1882. That same year, a local newspaper would attribute the popularity of yellow Easter […]

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South Lowell 159

Damian Stamer: Ruminations

Damian Stamer: Ruminations showcases new work by North Carolina-based contemporary painter Damian Stamer. Stamer depicts barns, abandoned buildings, and other vernacular structures of the rural South, often in large scale. […]

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