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Gibbes Museum of Art

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135 Meeting St.
Charleston, SC 29401 United States
843-722-2706 http://www.gibbesmuseum.org/

June 2021

Gibbes Museum of Art presents Charleston Collects: Devotion and Fantasy, Witchcraft and the World’s End

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St.
Charleston, SC 29401 United States
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Galleries 2 and 3. This selection of paintings and prints from a major private Charleston collection of Northern Renaissance art introduces a world of intensely, and sometimes disturbingly, vivid imagery. Created in the Low Countries and Germany between 1440 and 1590, this is a world of contradictions and unease—whether the subject is a troubled Virgin Mary contemplating her young son, or a menacing group of malevolent figures inspired by Hieronymus Bosch, or Albrecht Dürer’s famous scenes from Revelations. In the…

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Japonisme in Charleston: Alice Smith and Her Circle

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 3, 2021

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Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St.
Charleston, SC 29401 United States
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Gallery 9. Early 20th century Charleston artist Alice Ravenel Huger Smith was one of many American artists to react to the western dissemination of Japanese prints. In a companion exhibition to Lasting Impressions: Japanese Prints from the Read-Simms Collection the wave of enthusiasm for the Japanese aesthetic in Charleston will be explored through the works of Smith and other artists who embraced the tenets and techniques of Japanese art.

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Lasting Impressions: Japanese Prints from the Read-Simms Collection

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 2, 2021

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Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St.
Charleston, SC 29401 United States
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Gallery 8. The Gibbes Museum of Art is home to one of the most significant collections of Japanese woodblock prints in the Southeast. This exhibition will present 60 exceptional and rare prints amassed by Charleston collector, Motte Alston Read, and his sister, Mary Read Hume Simms of New Orleans, during the first decades of the 20th century. The Read-Simms Collection reflects the full range of popular print subjects by master Ukiyo-e artists of the Edo period, from famous Kabuki theater…

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