Musée Granet Exhibitions
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Musée Granet Exhibitions 2019 in Aix-en-Provence

By Aixcentric: Here’s the list of upcoming Musée Granet exhibitions (2019) for all art-lovers and visitors to Aix-en-Provence. ‘Traverser La Lumiere’ (November 10, 2018 – March  31, 2019) The works of Roger Bissiere, Jean Bazaine, Elvire Jan, Jean le Moal, Alfred Manessier and Gustave Singier. The organisers tell us that this …

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Picasso-Picabia at Musée Granet this Summer in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Adding to my previous post, which concentrated on the opening weekend for the Picasso-Picabia exhibition at the Musée Granet. There will be a weekly guided tour of the exhibition in English on Fridays at 15:00hrs (entry fee + 4 euros). French tours will take place Tues-Sun at …

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Pablo Picasso, Le Baiser, 1925 Huile sur toile, 130 x 97,7 cm Musée national Picasso, Paris © Agence photo RMN-GP © Succession Picasso, 2017
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Picasso for Musée Granet Summer Show

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Picasso’s work has been chosen to be the co-subject of the summer show at Aix’s Musée Granet. ‘Picasso/Picabia’ begins on at the Musée Granet in Aix-en-Provence on June 9th and runs through to 23rd September.  It promises to be an intriguing juxtaposition of two very different artists working in …

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Cezanne Musée Granet
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Two New Exhibitions at Musée Granet Works by Cézanne and Tal

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: ‘Cézanne at Home’ and a retrospective of the painter Tal Coat have recently opened at the Musée Granet, both worth a visit. ‘No painting by Cézanne will ever enter this museum’, proclaimed Henri Pontier who was curator in 1900.His attitude is made even worse by …

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Musee Granet 10 Ans d’Acquisitions
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Musee Granet 10 Ans d’Acquisitions

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: This exhibition brings together many of the paintings and sculptures that the musée Granet has collected over the past decade. The museum has, since its inception, been the recipient of donations from various local aristos and painters, but it is increasingly buying works to enrich …

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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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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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Roman Finds at the Musée Granet

By aixcentric Aix must be a paradise for archaeologists: building work in town so often yields ancient foundations and sewers, but sometimes sumptuous Roman mosaic dining room floors, everyday pottery and glass from the table, and even jewellery, oil lamps and statues. They date from around 2000 years ago when …

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Pétanque Provence’s Sport
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Pétanque is Provence’s Sport

Provence is famous for many things. It’s a hotbed of culture, with many notable painters from the region, or living there for a while. The list includes Vincent van Gogh, who lived in Provence from early 1888 to the Spring of 1890, and Pablo Picasso, who spent each summer on …

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10 Magical Places to Discover in Aix-en-Provence

Guest Post: If you have already had your fill of Paris with its Eiffel Tower and other sights, then it’s time to rediscover France. In this article, we suggest you go on a tour of Aix-en-Provence, which is located near Marseille. We deliberately overlooked the most popular and iconic sights …

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