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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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BoutiqueProvencal ArtistsThe Provence Post

Annual ABBYAC Show Starts Aug 26

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: Every summer, the multi-artist show ABBYAC takes over the beautiful gardens and interior of the Abbaye Saint-André, at the hilltop Fort Saint-André in Villeneuve Lez Avignon (yes, they …Continue reading here Via:: The Provence Post         

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Cezanne #AixenProvence
BoutiqueProvencal Artists

Over My Dead Body: Musée Granet Fulfills Its Destiny with Cézanne

You can believe there was a lot of competition and jealousy among artists in Aix. In fact, the poster boy for Aix-en-Provence, Paul Cézanne, was spurned by fellow artist and curator of The Museum of Aix from 1892 to 1925, Henri Pointier. Pointier, who never excelled to the degree that …

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Painting in the South #Artists #Provence by Duncan Barker
BoutiqueProvencal Artists

Painting the South

The south is a world of light. Luminescent brightness is the first, clearest and most lasting impression it makes when you arrive, and its absence is what hits you when you go back north. For a painter, the challenge is somehow to evoke this world using colours and canvas. It’s …

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Aix en Provence view #AixenProvence @Aixcentric
AixcentricProvencal Artists

Cézanne – Why Not Give him a Rise!

By aixcentric Have you seen the newly-razed ground next to the Rotonde where Cézanne has been left standing looking bemused and besieged by tourists wanting to pose with Aix’s famous son? I read that the town authorities are trying to decide what to do with the area. Well here’s an …

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