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Mississippi’s Modernist Painter Who Thought New York Had Nothing on Biloxi

The new show Kinship: Dusti Bongé and Betty Parsons celebrates an art friendship that extended across the country

Books

The Southerners’ Big Fall Reading List

G&G editors and contributors share what books to cozy up with this autumn

Champions of Conservation

The Multimedia Maven

A greener future for Louisiana’s threatened landscapes emerges from artist Hannah Chalew’s paintings and sculptures

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A New Exhibit Illuminates Edgefield Pottery

New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art shines a light on the Black potters in nineteenth-century South Carolina

Arts & Culture

How to Tell a Great Story, According to the Moth

The venerated storytelling organization, which turns twenty-five this year, is here to help you rule the front porch

Arts & Culture

This Weekend: Cheers to American Fashion in Arkansas

See a sneak peek of a stylish new exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Arts

Pedro Diego Alvarado’s Feast for the Eyes

The grandson of Diego Rivera paints his own path to renown

Arts & Culture

Richard Powers’s Wild Voice

The novelist’s Great Smoky Mountains immersion laid the groundwork for his epic Pulitzer-winning tree novel. It also sparked a love affair between man and place that is upending Powers’s life and work

Books

Going Deep on a Mysterious Mississippi Matricide

Beverly Lowry’s Deer Creek Drive revisits a midcentury murder in the Delta

Arts & Culture

The Southern History of the Art-o-mat

Twenty-five years later, a North Carolina artist is still filling machines around the world

Arts & Culture

Move Over Hamilton. Nashville’s Marcus Hummon Brings Frederick Douglass to the Stage

See the new musical about the American icon at Washington, D.C.’s Arena Stage

Arts & Culture

Baskets of Beauty

A young Kentucky designer puts a fresh twist on basketry

In Memoriam

Remembering Carleton Varney, a Stylish American Original

The interior designer made his buoyant mark in spaces across the South, from the Greenbrier resort to presidential homes

Arts & Culture

 Create a Beautiful Flower Arrangement, from Your Own Backyard

Foraged blackberries and other wild things shine in this how-to from Atlanta floral designer Shean Strong

Arts & Culture

A Legendary Bladesmith and the Story Behind His Knives

Jerry Fisk has made just about every type of knife imaginable. Now, along with passing down the skills that have made him a living legend, he’s determined to uncover the true story behind the South’s most famous blade

Arts & Culture

Steve Keene’s Art for All

How one of most prolific American painters got his start in Charlottesville, Virginia

Arts & Culture

The Fight to Save Margaret’s Grocery

How a Mississippi photographer plans to resurrect the famed Mississippi folk art site

Arts & Culture

Small Towns with Big Art Scenes in the South

Tiny Southern towns host travel-worthy festivals and support growing arts communities

Our Kind of Place

Fannie Flagg Sets the Stage

The author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe found her voice thanks to one little Birmingham theater

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A Virginia Artist’s Unusual Canvases

Hillary Waters Fayle ties together embroidery and nature in her Richmond studio