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Honoring a Very Special Artist

|Courtney Tollison Hartness

Last updated July 8, 2016

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Courtney Tollison Hartness

Dr. Courtney Tollison Hartness

Among the myriad events commemorating last year’s tragedy in Charleston is “Requiem for Mother Emanuel,” a powerful exhibit of batik paintings by Orangeburg resident and renowned artist Leo Twiggs on display through the end of this month. In a column for The Times and Democrat in Orangeburg, Furman history professor Courtney Tollison Hartness writes about the African-American artist whose work has been called prophetic.

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