Taking the pulse of Charleston's art scene

Image by Chrys Rynearson Image by 20090716-arts.jpg Jonathan Brilliant exhibit mad of 70,000 wooden coffee stirrers woven in place and held by tension.

Ellen Meder has put together a piece that does its best to show how the many parts of Charleston's art scene are faring in the economic downturn ... and just modern times.

Hop on over to The Post and Courier to take a read.