Thursday, March 11, 2010

John Folsom "Lure of the Lowcountry"

The ethereal beauty of coastal South Carolina and Georgia has been captured by Photographer John Folsom is his series of photographs, Lure of the Lowcountry, now on exhibit at the Gibbes Museum in Charleston, SC


Folsom hand tints each photograph and adds layers of wax and oil paint to produce each exquisite landscape. Each photograph will be paired with an early Lowcountry landscape from the museum’s collection. On display through April 18th 2010.




12 comments:

Daniel Hale said...

Those are beautiful. How large are they?

the architecturalist said...

They're all quite large, approximately 5' to 6' wide each.

Town and Country Mom said...

Wow! Thanks for letting us know about the exhibition. Love the Gibbes Museum.

Hollywood forever, Kevin said...

These are beautiful beyond words. There is no place in America with more mystery then the south. Thank you for showing us.

Michael said...

I want to line an entire room in them! He has captured the mood of the south perfectly.

Reggie Darling said...

These are GORGEOUS! Thank you for posting them.
Reggie

BWS said...

As if we were right there, but in some enchanted dream...

erica@ moth design+luxe life said...

Fantastic blog. Lovely images. :)

Anonymous said...

Once again, a beautiful post.
Paulette P.

ADG said...

This is superb. As opposed to the redundant palmetto tree oil paintings on offer at every art gallery in Charleston.

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Wow those are absolutely amazing!

SUZANNE ANTIQUE LOVER said...

THEY ARE BEAUTIFUL!
LOVELEY BLOG IM IN LOVE WITH THEM THEY ARE AMAZING!


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