Tag: Art

New Faces of Tradition

New Faces of Tradition

Zoe van Buren and Katy Clune

Stories and portraits from the Millennial Traditional Artists project, a collaboration between the North Carolina Arts Council and Duke University.

What Home Means

What Home Means

Southern Cultures

In a moment when we're encouraged to stay home and shelter-in-place, we've asked many of our illustrator friends to document what home now means to them. Print them out, color them in, and create your own to share with us online using the hashtag #SCatHome. You can also download a full printable PDF at the end of the article.

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by Jamaal Barber
Curers, Charms, and Curses / Meddygon, Swynion, a Melltithion

Curers, Charms, and Curses / Meddygon, Swynion, a Melltithion

Peter Stevenson
Strange Fruit and Patriotic Flowers

Strange Fruit and Patriotic Flowers

Mary A. Knighton
Where We Find Ourselves

Where We Find Ourselves

Margaret Sartor

In the late 1890s, self-taught photographer Hugh Mangum (1877–1922) began riding the rails as an itinerant portraitist, traveling primarily in North Carolina and Virginia. Mangum worked during the rise of the segregationist laws of the Jim Crow era. Despite this, his portraits reveal a clientele that was both racially and economically diverse, and show lives marked by notable affluence and hard work, all imbued with a strong sense of individuality and self-creation.

Build It Together

Build It Together

Southern Cultures

In 2017, the Center for the Study of the American South hosted Philip Freelon & Pierce Freelon in conversation for the Charleston Lecture in Southern Affairs. We were grateful to have witnessed Philip Freelon's generosity and deep humanity as he and his son discussed creativity, community, and the artistry of architecture (among other topics) in front of an audience of friends and admirers.

Picturing the Road’s End

Picturing the Road’s End

Teresa Parker Farris
A Stranger to Me

A Stranger to Me

Kevin Kline, with technical direction by Bruce Schultz
Southern Lens

Southern Lens

Melissa Gwynn
From Georgia Peach to Art Historian

From Georgia Peach to Art Historian

Gail Levin
A Thousand Crossings

A Thousand Crossings

Grace Hale, photos by Sally Mann