Christian Detaux at work
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Meeting the Artists of Le Thor Sculptor Christian Detaux

Christian Detaux always wanted to be an artist.  For as long as he can remember, he’s been drawing and painting and shaping forms. At the age of 16, Detaux applied to the prestigious “Ecole des Beaux Arts” in Paris, ready to embark on a career as an artist.  But then he …

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Village of Gardanne painted by Paul Cezanne
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Reasons Why You Should Plan a Visit to Gardanne

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: I have to confess driving round/past/through Gardanne several times but never stopping to have a look round. We did, this week, and found it interesting. It wasn’t a good start as the tourist office was shut. We had checked the opening hours on the website …

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Fondation Maeght – Art in Action @Aixcentric
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Fondation Maeght – Art in Action

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: What is it? The Foundation owns one of the largest collections of paintings, sculptures and graphic works of the 20th century in Europe as well as showing contemporary artists’ work…and it’s just a 2 hour drive from Aix. Who were the Maeghts?Aimé and Marguerite Maeght who …

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Marseille Art Dellepiane Exhibition @Aixcentric
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Marseille Art News Dellepiane Exhibition

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The Musée Regards de Provence does a great job focusing on local artists who haven’t had much national recognition and their latest show, David Dellepiane arts et modernité, is a case in point. Born in 1866 to a Genoese family, Dellepiane came to Marseille aged …

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Galerie Pentcheff #Marseille @Aixcentric
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Provencal Art in Marseille Gallery Pentcheff

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: I wonder if you have heard of Galerie Pentcheff in Marseille? I just stumbled across it on the internet and was amazed to read about the scale of their enterprise. It’s a commercial gallery and bookstore which mounts exhibitions. The current one is ‘Seyssaud, Verdilhan, …

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Centre D’Art La Falaise #Cotignac @MirabeauWine
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Centre d’Art La Falaise opens its doors in Cotignac

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @ Mirabeau Wine: If walls could talk, the new art centre in Cotignac would tell a thousand tales. A myriad of locals have shared their precious memories of times spent in the La Falaise building from when it was a restaurant, a garage, a …

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Ferrero Feature @Susan_PWZ
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Château Saint-Maur Showcases Work of Storytelling Artist Marc Ferrero

Contributor blog post by Susan Manfull @Provence WineZine: Rod Stewart famously sang, “Every picture tells a story,” and internationally acclaimed contemporary artist Marc Ferrero is creating artwork that really does just that. As leader of the “Storytelling Art” movement, he is bringing stories to life on his canvasses. For Ferrero, …

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Grand Pensif #Antibes @AccessRiviera
BoutiqueCurrent EventsProvencal ArtistsRebecca Whitlocke

Nicolas Lavarenne – À ciel ouvert – Antibes

Contributor blog post by Access Riviera: From 19 June until 18 September 2016, Old Town Antibes (Vieil Antibes) will welcome 19 bronze sculptures from Niçois artist Nicolas Lavarenne. Lavarenne has exhibited in the region at St Paul de Vence, Château de la Napoule in Mandelieu, Menton and Roure with other …

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Vasarely Exhibition @PhilipRemDePro
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Vasarely Exhibition in Gordes Summer 2016

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: I was waiting for it, for the reason that the castle in Gordes was closed for visit while I was touring there. I was in Gordes for the opening on June 2nd of the new Victor Vasarely exhibition and was not disappointed. Victor Vasarely …

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Artist in the Market @CuriousProvence
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Artist at the Market: Grigore Dontu

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: My favourite painter that sells in Provençal markets is undoubtedly Grigore Dontu. This handsome Moldovian is a little camera shy (the mysterious silent type); however, since I see him so often (as I wander the markets so often) we’ve come to know each other. …

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