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Aix: Sisley the Impressionist at Caumont Centre d’Art

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Sixty paintings by Alfred Sisley (1839-1899) went on show June 10th in Aix at the Caumont Centre d’Art’s summer show. The painter, was born to English parents in Paris, hasn’t been the subject of a retrospective since 2002. Forty per cent of this show includes paintings from private collections not …

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Expo at Hotel de Caumont @Aixcentric
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Aix: Marilyn Monroe Photo Expo

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: ‘Marilyn I Wanna Be Loved By You’ is the new exhibition at Aix’s Caumont Centre-d’Art. Sixty images from top photographers will highlight her career – most of them are from private collections. The narrative will focus on her relationship with photography and ask how theyMarilyn …

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Cours Mirabeau #AixenProvence #ExploreProvence @ShutrsSunflowrs
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Discover Aix-en-Provence with an expert!

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaff: “Provence appeals to so many because the region offers something for everyone. From sea to sky, from mountains to meadows, from history to contemporary, it is an endless canvas.”  Esteemed writer, Carolyne Kauser-Abbott’s, perspectives about Provence. Visit the stunning city of Aix-en-Provence with her here….. …

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Turner – Painting Up a Storm in Aix

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Colour is the very essence of Turner’s art. This exhibition ‘Turner et la Couleur’ brings to Aix over 100 works, lent by UK museums as well as private collections. Turner (1775-1857) was from a working class family in London’s Covent Garden but his father encouraged …

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Fake Paintings – A Fun Experiment

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Thinking about the question-marks over the authenticity of the Venus (from the art collection of the Prince of Liechtenstein) which was on show at the Hotel de Caumont, I was reminded of an experiment which took place last year at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in London. It’s …

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Baroque at Hotel de Caumont #AixenProvence @Aixcentric
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Baroque Music in Aix’s Hotel de Caumont

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Aix’s lovely Hotel de Caumont is hosting an evening entitled ‘1715-1745: Hotel de Caumont et la vie musicale aixoise’ on Saturday. Leading local musician Guy Laurent will be leading the discussion and playing music from the period. …Continue reading here for details on this evening event this …

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Les Collections du Prince de Liechtenstein @Culturespaces #HoteldeCaumont
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Les Collections du Prince de Liechtenstein – worth a visit?

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: This is the lady advertising the current exhibition at the Hotel Caumont. Her image is swinging in the wind along the Cours Mirabeau, raising the question, as posed in the exhibition, is she a model of modesty clutching her little veil or is she an …

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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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Facade cour d'honneur #HoteldeCaumont #AixenProvence @Culturespaces
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Aix Canaletto Extended

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The lovely Canaletto exhibition at the Hotel Caumont has been extended to 20th September giving us all an extra week to enjoy these masterpieces. See review here. Next up is ‘Les Collections du Prince de Liechtenstein’ which will run from 7th November until 20th March. …

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Step back in time Hotel de Caumont in Aix

You can almost hear the clip-clop of the horses’ hooves maneuvering their master’s carriages on the cobblestones. Glance through the majestic iron gates into the cour d’honneur at l’Hôtel de Caumont and let the elegant limestone façade transport you to another era. This grand entrance was unique even in the …

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