May 1st in Provence @CuriousProvence
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May 1st in Provence: Arlésiennes et Gardians

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Le Fête des Gardians is the annual festival in Arles celebrating the lifestyle and traditions of the gardians (basically the French version of cowboys that rear bulls for delicious daube provençal). There’s an enormous parade, blessings of the animals, a queen is elected and …

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Philippe at Fondation Van Gogh
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2017 Van Gogh exhibition in Arles at the Fondation

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: I know spring on its way for the buds on my rose trees and the invitations to Museum opening. That was the case on last Friday when I got the chance to discover 2 new exhibitions on the same day. …Continue reading here for …

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Art Expo in Provence @Aixcentric
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Spring in Provence and New Art – is on its way

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The beginning of March sees the opening of new shows in Arles and also over at the Carrières de Lumières at Les Baux. Starting with the Fondation Van Gogh, it is a pleasure to see that they will have 8 of his paintings on show, …

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Changes in Arles @Aixcentric
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Changes to Arles’ Skyline

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Just having posted an image from the current Van Gogh exhibition in Arles reminded me that there are big changes afoot for the town. Van Gogh’s view of Arles; it’s hardly changed in 125 years. The Luma Foundation is building a cultural complex on the …

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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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History In and Beyond the Streets of Arles

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: Arles is a magical place. Inside the ancient ramparts the old streets meander, some broad, some narrow, some bright, some muted – each one has a story to tell. Heather Robinson is an American by birth, but Arles is now in her soul. She brings …

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Rencontre d'Arles 2016 #Photography @rencontresarles
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News of 2016 Arles Photo Expo

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The sprawling ‘Les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles’, this year in its 47th edition, will for the first time overflow to Marseille, Avignon and Nimes. The venues will be respectively the Villa Mediterranée, the Collection Lambert and the Carré d’Art. In all, there will be …

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Provence Prestige #Arles
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Provence Prestige is Nov 26 to 30 in Arles

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: The 21st annual Provence Prestige show opens Thursday November 26 at the Palais des Congrès in Arles and runs through Monday November 30. This festive holiday-theme “salon” fills a number of vast indoor expo halls with 3,500 square meters of holiday goodies, gifts, home …

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Heather Robinson’s Perfectly Provence

Trailing her degrees from Yale and the University of New York, former actress Heather Robinson changed careers to become a travel writer. She has been living in France for over 14 years with her photographer companion Rémi Benali. You can read more about Heather’s favourite spots in Arles here and …

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David Hockney #Arles @FondationVanGogh
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David Hockney in Arles from October 11th

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: This is the first time I’ve been aware of a David Hockney exhibition in the south of France: he is phenomenally popular in the UK where works when not in LA. This show will draw on work created in Yorkshire where he spent time recording …

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