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Most Everyone's mad here, 2015, by Jiha Moon

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1858 Prize Finalist: Jiha Moon

“Why [do] people love foreign stuff so much?” questions Jiha Moon, Korean-born painter and Society 1858 Prize Finalist. Perhaps it is the allure of unfamiliar beauty, the mystique of unknown […]

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Brown, Red, White, and Blue, by Alicia Henry

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1858 Prize Finalist: Alicia Henry

Alicia Henry was drawn to art as means of better understanding the world around her. As a child, she learned to paint, draw, and even garden to express her creativity […]

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Republican Potty, by Michelle Erickson

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1858 Prize Finalist: Michelle Erickson

A resident of Virginia, ceramic artist Michelle Erickson has over twenty years of experience crafting 17th- and 18th-century reproduction pottery as well as creating contemporary ceramics that foster discussion on […]

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Vinculo en Azul, by José Bedia

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1858 Prize Finalist: José Bedia

Extensive travel, appreciation for tradition, and a unique approach to translating history have all shaped the career of José Bedia. Born in 1959 in Havana, Cuba, Bedia grew up surrounded […]

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A Throwback to the Stork Club

When my co-chair Jay Benson and I originally started brainstorming for this year’s Society 1858 Winter Party, all we knew for sure was that we wanted to do something no […]

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1858 Prize Finalist Deborah Luster

Deborah Luster, a finalist for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, from New Orleans, Louisiana, investigates the violence of her home city through photographs. Her mother was a homicide […]

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Q&A with 1858 Prize Finalist George Jenne

George Jenne, one of the six finalists for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, earned a BFA in Film/Video from Rhode Island School of Design in 1995 and went […]

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Q&A With 1858 Prize Finalist, Ebony Patterson

Ebony G. Patterson, a finalist for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, has an Honors Diploma in Painting from Edna Manley College for the Visual and Performing Arts, as […]

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1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, 2015 Short List of Finalists

On June 15, 2015 the Gibbes Museum of Art and Society 1858 announced the short list of the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art. The $10,000 annual prize recognizes a […]

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Events

A Magical Mystery Tour of the Gibbes, by Elizabeth Gumb

Where the Gibbes is going, and where the Gibbes has been, certainly isn’t a mystery, but the amount of planning, creating, and excitement that has gone into Society 1858’s Winter 2015 party […]

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