Artist Ai Weiwei at Chateau la Coste
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Plan to Visit the Artist Ai Weiwei Installation at Chateau La Coste

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Permanent installation by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei at Chateau La Coste It’s entitled Ruyi Path after the ceremonial sceptre that symbolises power and good fortune in Chinese history; and the artist has followed the shape of the sceptre for a new pathway that weaves between the trees of …

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Christian Detaux at work
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Meeting the Artists of Le Thor Sculptor Christian Detaux

Christian Detaux always wanted to be an artist.  For as long as he can remember, he’s been drawing and painting and shaping forms. At the age of 16, Detaux applied to the prestigious “Ecole des Beaux Arts” in Paris, ready to embark on a career as an artist.  But then he …

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Paul Rebeyrolle at Musee Estrine Saint Remy
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Exhibition Paul Rebeyrolle at Musée Estrine Saint Remy de Provence 2017

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: Yesterday was the opening of the new exhibition at Musée Estrine in Saint Rémy. Curator Elisa Farran was so happy to share Paul Rebeyrolle’s work since it was on her bucket list since she joined the museum 10 years ago and today her dream comes …

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MACM in #Mougins @MACMougins @Aixcentric
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An Unmissable New Museum in Mougins

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Mougins is a picture-perfect centuries-old hilltop village. Constructed like a spiral with ancient passage ways lined with stone houses, it is now a magnet for craftspeople, artists and high-class restaurateurs. But there’s an additional reason for visiting the village and that’s the Musée d’Art Classique …

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Fondation Maeght – Art in Action @Aixcentric
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Fondation Maeght – Art in Action

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: What is it? The Foundation owns one of the largest collections of paintings, sculptures and graphic works of the 20th century in Europe as well as showing contemporary artists’ work…and it’s just a 2 hour drive from Aix. Who were the Maeghts?Aimé and Marguerite Maeght who …

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Artist home near Uzes @bfblogger2015
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Inside A French Artist’s Home

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: Each time I begin a blog post, it seems to start off with “One of my favourite things in France is ….” Sorry about that, but every day, every experience in this wonderful new world of mine seems to be better than the last. …

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Street Art #Marseille #Provence @PerfProvence
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ABCs of Street Art Around the World

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: Nutmeg has long held a fascination for street art and its covert, daring, brash, temporary, loud, in-your-face style of self-expression. So far removed from stuffy galleries and permanent, curated collections. Nutmeg compiled an ABC list of street art terms in order understand this open-air pursuit, and …

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Blue Chairs in Nice #Nice06 #FrenchRiviera @ToursofNice
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The Blue Chair: Symbol of Nice

Like theTour Eiffel of Paris or the Big Ben of London, La chaise bleue has long been considered the symbol of Nice. The iconic chairs, as blue as the rippling Bay of Angels they overlook, are wedged in rows of 20 along the famous Promenade des Anglais. While in winter …

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Artist in the Market @CuriousProvence
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Artist at the Market: Grigore Dontu

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: My favourite painter that sells in Provençal markets is undoubtedly Grigore Dontu. This handsome Moldovian is a little camera shy (the mysterious silent type); however, since I see him so often (as I wander the markets so often) we’ve come to know each other. …

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Golden-Sunrise-on-Mt.-Ste.-Victoire
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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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