Homecoming: Art of Jonathan Green and Leo Twiggs

This program explores the works of two outstanding artists who are sons of the South Carolina Lowcountry. Twiggs and Green share an indelible bond, reflected in their works.

Closed captioning has been provided for this broadcast program.

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Homecoming, Part 1 - Introduction/Jonathan Green
Homecoming, Part 1 - Introduction/Jonathan Green

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Two Lowcountry natives exhibited jointly for the first time at the Spoleto Festival USA. "Rhythms of Life: Selected Works by Jonathan Green" and "Myths and Metaphors: A Retrospective of Art by Leo...
Homecoming, Part 2 - Jonathan Green's Roots
Homecoming, Part 2 - Jonathan Green's Roots

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Jonathan Green discusses how he was raised by his grandmother. He had a large family and life was centered around Huspah Baptist Church often 2-3 times a week. Green was born with a veil, a fact he...
Homecoming, Part 3 - Jonathan Green's Art
Homecoming, Part 3 - Jonathan Green's Art

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Jonathan Green makes his home in Naples, Florida. There he has both his studio and a showcase gallery. He shares a painting he did in 1990 that shows the house he was raised in Gardens Corner, South...
Homecoming, Part 4 - Leo Twiggs
Homecoming, Part 4 - Leo Twiggs

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Jonathan Green is an academically trained painter, meaning he was trained in art school to paint in Western European tradition--subjects. Leo Twiggs, on the other hand, uses batik and kind of "found"...
Homecoming, Part 5 - Leo Twiggs' Roots
Homecoming, Part 5 - Leo Twiggs' Roots

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During the exhibition,Twiggs traveled back to his native Saint Stephens. There, met by his brother George, he ventured inside the house where he grew up. The brother had the house built for their...
Homecoming, Part 6 - Leo Twiggs' Art
Homecoming, Part 6 - Leo Twiggs' Art

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Leo Twiggs has certain recurring themes in his work. Twiggs has a series called the Hurricane Hugo series. Twiggs states, "The hurricane series became more than just a series about the wind. When I...