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Motoi Yamamoto's "Return to the Sea: Saltworks." Salt is a traditional symbol for purification and mourning in Japanese culture. Motoi forged a connection to the element while mourning the death of his sister, who died from brain cancer at age 24. May 25 - July 7, 2012. Halsey Institute. of Contemporary Art. The College of Charleston (SC)

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The College of Charleston was founded in 1770 and chartered in 1785, making it…

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Erte was the only designer in the 20s who illustrated his own designs. “He envisioned women not only as ultra-chic creatures for whom money was no object but also as… hall stars, Assyrian princesses, Egyptian Queens.. Yet under this veil of fantasy, the clothes and accessories Erte created, reveal a sound construction that really works.” Stella Blum, Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Curator.

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Salt Labyrinth

Salt Labyrinth Coup de cœur pour Motoi Yamamoto, un artiste japonais qui a inventé de réels labyrinthes construit uniquement à base de sel. Un travail de titan pour un rendu d’une beauté incroyable, actuellement exposé comme une installation au Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art à Charleston. Plus d’images à découvrir dans la suite.

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Les motifs salés de Motoi Yamamoto

"Floating Garden" - Salt Installation, "Return to the Sea" by Motoi Yamamoto (May-July 2012) @ Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, SC, USA (

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Vanessa Bell Conversation (1913-16)

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Charleston... cant wait to go back. My favorite place is the large swings at Waterfront Park. Ghost tour and carriage ride was a blast too!

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Located in Milton, WV Blenko Glass is an American institution and has been in business since 1893. Exquisite color, skilled craftsmen, and imaginative designs have made Blenko famous in the time-honored craft of hand-blown glass.

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Mary Frances Layng (English, 1881-1937) Top of the Bus, 1920's

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Just waiting for tiny hands to pluck strings and touch ivory: Mrs. James Ward Thorne's A29: South Carolina Ballroom, 1775-1835, created c. 1940. Thorne Miniature Rooms, Art Institute of Chicago.

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