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Marc Trujillo: American Purgatory 

When: Mondays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Continues through Oct. 7 2017
Phone: (843) 953-4422
Email: halsey@cofc.edu
Price: Free to attend
halsey.cofc.edu/uncategorized/marc-trujillo-american-purgatory
Marc Trujillo's paintings can best be described as depicting a place "that's not a place." He paints nondescript scenes — a supermarket aisle or airport terminal — places that could just as easily be in Charleston as they could be in Iowa. American Purgatory comes to Charleston at a crucial time of change and development, where local stores are being bought out by national chains and housing is being replaced by hotels. In a time where many people in Charleston are bemoaning the gentrification and homogenization of the city, these paintings take on a more significant meaning. In addition to Trujillo's exhibit, the Halsey's Quattlebaum artist-in-residence, Robert Storr, will sit down with Trujillo to discuss American Purgatory on Sat. Sept. 16 at 2 p.m.
— Sarah Reynolds
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