Paul Cezanne Walking Trail Aix-en-Provence
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Painter Paul Cézanne’s Atelier Visiting While in Aix-en-Provence

Join me in Provence for a French immersion stay and learn about French painter Paul Cézanne and his atelier (workshop) in Aix-en-Provence.  That’s why I always have a lot of fun receiving students in immersion courses and sharing my love for this city and its region with them. Cézanne Fan …

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Chateau la Coste Vineyard
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Celebrated British Artist Damien Hirst Show at Château la Coste

From March 2 through June 23, 2024, Damien Hirst is exhibiting some of his best-known works at Château La Coste, the sprawling 500-acre vineyard and art centre near Aix. In fact, he will be the first artist to take over the entire Château La Coste estate in this exhibition called …

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Fondation Blachere
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Worth a Visit Fondation Blachère for Contemporary African Art in the Luberon

We met some friends for lunch in Goult, one of the many reasons to visit this Luberon village. After lunch, they suggested an unexpected and illuminating art tour near Apt that involved lights and contemporary African art. Our first stop was Mathieu Lustrerie, a company recognized worldwide for its chandelier …

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Liam Gillick Multiplied Resistance
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Our List: Museums and Places to see Art in Provence

Where to See Art in Provence In a place that inspired so many famous artists, including Paul Cezanne, Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, and Nicolas de Stael, among countless others, there is no lack of opportunities to see art in Provence. We have compiled a list of places …

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Chateau La Coste Drop Tom Shannon
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12 Great Places For Contemporary Art in Provence

With its “painter’s light” and powerful landscapes, Provence was immortalized by Paul Cézanne, Vincent Van Gogh and other famous artists. However, the region is continually building its reputation as a magnet for art and creativity. From parks to vineyards to glass factories, here are 12 places to see contemporary art …

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25 Years at Musée Regards de Provence
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La Collection: Celebrating 25 Years at Musée Regards de Provence

Musée Regards de Provence has an unmissable show for all lovers of Provencal art – the museum is celebrating the 25 years of its foundation with  « La Collection – ses 25 ans » The exhibition combines 40 works painted locally during the 19th and 20th centuries. These works were …

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Maison Dora Maar from the street
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How Dora Maar Continues to Influence the Art Scene in Ménerbes

Perched above the Luberon Valley, Ménerbes deserves its classification as one of the 172 prettiest villages in France. With old stone facades, pedestrian-friendly streets, tempting boutiques, and lively cafés, Ménerbes exudes Provencal charm. Ménerbes is also home to a thriving art scene, including an artist residency program inspired by Dora …

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Ceramics in Biot Provence marche-potier-biot
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Celebrating Contemporary Ceramics in Biot Terre de Provence Market

The Biennale Internationale de la Céramique runs from July 7 to October 1, 2023. The artistic festival includes Greek ceramists presenting their work in the Hedberg-Torun exhibition rooms in Biot until September 24. At the same time, roughly 50 ceramic artists from Provence, Alpes, and Côte d’Azur will exhibit their …

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Art in Forcalquier Celebrating 10 years of Les Ateliers Ouverts
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Art in Forcalquier Celebrating 10 years of Les Ateliers Ouverts

The artists and artisans of Forcalquier celebrate their 10th anniversary! From July 28 through 31, dozens of creators and galleries of the association Les Ateliers will open their doors throughout the town, providing an opportunity to discover work that is as diverse as it is captivating. In addition, the Ateliers …

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Artisan Creators in Provence Lavender Wands
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4 Artisan Creators Worth Visiting in Provence

One of the joys of visiting Provence is visiting local artisans and learning about ancient crafts, still practiced and relevant today. Lavender Wands In Les Baux de Provence, Elsa Lenthal has reignited the age-old art of “fuseaux de lavandes” (lavender wands). Perhaps because replicating an old-fashioned fuseau de lavande is …

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