Sponsor #Artist #Vernissage @Hildast
BoutiqueHilda StearnProvencal Artists

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 …

Charles Camoin, Port de Cassis, 1905 (Huile sur toile, 65 x 74 cm) – Fondation Bemberg, Toulouse © RMN-Grand Palais/Fondation Bemberg/Mathieu Rabeau
AixcentricBoutiqueProvencal Artists

Camoin Dans sa Lumière at the Musée Granet

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Just seen the announcement from the Musée Granet that the summer blockbuster exhibition will be dedicated to the life and work of Charles Camoin.  Great news. …Continue reading here for more details on this painter who was influenced by Cézanne and Fauvism. Via:: Aixcentric        …

Van Gogh Statue #StRemy #VanGogh @GingerandNutmeg
BoutiqueGinger and NutmegProvencal Artists

Van Gogh’s St Remy de Provence

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: Much has been written about Vincent Van Gogh‘s life, the famous Dutch painter who led an expressive, tortured life. This statue le voleur de tournesol (the Sunflower Thief) by Gabriel Sterk may just capture the essence of Van Gogh’s work – as you never quite …

Street Art @HoteldeCaumont @culturespaces
AixcentricBoutiqueProvencal Artists

Street Art in Aix en Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The Hotel Caumont in Aix en Provence is hosting a session on Street Art on Saturday December 12th. Four artists, French and American, will be discussing their sources of inspiration and also their different techniques. Following the conference, the artists will be taking part in …

Elke Walter Designs @ElkeWalter
BoutiqueCarolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal Artists

Elke Walter Design Materialized in Provence

Attracted to Provence by the sun, Elke Walter is clear that the weather is better than in her birthplace Hamburg, Germany. Elke began designing clothing in the 1990s in France, and her business Elke Walter Design was officially launched in 2002 when she opened her atelier in Hamburg. Elke describes …

Art imitates Life @BfBlogger2015 Andy Newman
Barefoot BloggerBoutiqueProvencal Artists

Amazing Proof That “Art Imitates Life” in France

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: When the Barefoot Blogger decided to travel to France, this blog was born. It was intended as a “letter back home” to those I know so they could keep up with my adventure. Little did I know that the blog would take on a …

Sabine Werner #Jeweller #Jewellery @SabineWerner
BoutiqueCarolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal Artists

Jeweller Sabine Werner Fused to Provence

Sabine Werner is a recent transplant to Provence arriving with her family only in January 2014. However, she tells me that this region has long held her curiosity and is now inspiring her work. It is not that the sun never shines in Munich, Germany (Sabine’s birthplace) or Brisbane, Australia …

Painting Uzes Place aux Herbes #Uzes #PlaceauxHerbes @dgnbarker
BoutiqueDuncan BarkerProvencal Artists

Painting Uzès

I’ve been thinking a lot about Uzès recently – walking, looking, taking photographs and looking at photographs. But there’s been more time spent staring at canvases on which I’ve tried to capture something of the essence of the town. From my studio I can see the Duché, the cathedral and …

Barbara painting @BarbaraPitcher
BoutiqueCarolyne Kauser-AbbottProvencal Artists

Barbara Pitcher Paints her Provence World

Before I was introduced to Barbara, I had heard her. How rude you might think! However, that is NOT the impression I want to give giving you of this talented lady who can switch from fluent English to Italian to Spanish in the same sentence. OK, maybe I was a …

Tineke Stoffels Provence #recipes @MirabeauWine
BoutiqueMirabeau WinesProvencal Artists

Provence Recipes Captured as Art

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @MirabeauWine: Dutch fine art photographer Tineke Stoffels lives near Cotignac, and when we first saw her work, we knew it would be a perfect fit in the Mirabeau Boutique for representing the “Taste of Provence”. Inspired by the magnificent art of the Dutch Masters, …