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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Vincent Van Gogh Statue St Remy
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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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Sponsor #Artist #Vernissage @Hildast
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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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Charles Camoin, Port de Cassis, 1905 (Huile sur toile, 65 x 74 cm) – Fondation Bemberg, Toulouse © RMN-Grand Palais/Fondation Bemberg/Mathieu Rabeau
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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        …

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Vincent Van Gogh Statue St Remy
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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 …

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Street Art @HoteldeCaumont @culturespaces
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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 …

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Elke Walter Design @ElkeWalter
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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 …

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Art imitates Life @BfBlogger2015 Andy Newman
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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 …

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