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Let Out Your Inner Artist in Provence

Inspired by the scenery to let out your inner artist the Ateliers Fourwinds Artist Retreat located just outside of Aureille it is a perfect venue for aspiring artists of all types. Or perhaps your inner artist could gain inspiration from American artist Jill Steenhuis who now paints Cezannes Provence. You can …

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Van Gogh en Provence @Aixcentric
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Van Gogh en Provence – on show in Arles

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Van Gogh was so incredibly productive that, while in Arles and in Saint-Remy, he produced some 500 works; so it’s always seemed sad that there was, until recently, only one of his paintings in Provence (in Avignon). Two more have arrived (one in Aix and …

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Charles Camoin @MuseeGranet @Aixcentric
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Camoin – Must-See Exhibition in Aix

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: If you love Provence, you will love this exhibition. Charles Camoin was born in Marseille and spent his later years living in Saint-Tropez and painting all along the Mediterranean coast. The Musée Granet’s exhibition, ‘Camoin dans sa Lumiere’, has wonderful examples of his works showing Marseille, Cassis and …

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Raphael Ponson @RegardsProvence @Aixcentric
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Local Painter Raphael Ponson at Musee Regards de Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: I hadn’t heard of Raphaël Ponson before visiting the exhibition at Marseille’s Musee Regards de Provence but thoroughly enjoyed seeing his work produced during the 19th century; it gives us an insight into the region in its pre-modern tranquillity. The Vieux Port is shown as …

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Picasso at MuCEM @Aixcentric
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Picasso Exhibition at MuCEM

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: MuCEM re-opens with its expo Picasso, Un Genie Sans Piedestal: Picasso et les Arts et Traditions Populaires’ which is well worth a visit. Presented with the support of the Musee Picasso-Paris, along with other international loans, the show has 270 works …Continue reading here for details and …

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Jill Douglas artist painting @AtelierFourwinds
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Painting Workshops in Provence with Jill Douglas

Depending on your perspective the tiny village of Aureille, on the southern slopes of the Alpilles, is either old-school Provence at its best or way too sleepy. If this part of Provence were America’s wild west, Aureille might be described as a “one horse town.” There are two main roads, …

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Street Art #AixenProvence @Aixcentric
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Street Art in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Aix centre-ville has been pretty much graffiti-free since Madame le Maire waged war on the taggers, paying a company to remove them within 48 hours. And she was surely right to do so as much of it was just a mess. But increasingly, resourceful shop-owners are …

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Van Gogh Statue #StRemy #VanGogh @GingerandNutmeg
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Art and Photography in Provence

Provence is an endless canvas for artists, writers, photographers and frankly anyone with a fragment of a creative side. A place famous for its magical light, Provence has inspired master painters Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso, Van Gogh and many of today’s creators (pictured below) including – Tessa Baker, Duncan Barker, Barbara Pitcher and Jill Steenhuis. The other …

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Flyer Vies Silencieuses @RegardsProvence
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To see in Marseille at the Moment: Still Lifes

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The Musée Regards de Provence is always worth visiting. The current exhibition Vies Silencieuses focuses on still life paintings, many from the gallery’s collection of Provencal Art. But it starts with some 16th century Dutch paintings, all peonies, stripy tulips, dewdrops and butterflies, amazing in …

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Art in Provence

I cannot claim to be an art critic however I know what I like and this summer I was invited to a vernissage (from the French verb to varnish which is an interesting choice!). This preview event is usually by invitation and what better setting than Crillon-le-Brave? Nestling into the …

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