James Jaulin young princess
Artists Inspired by ProvenceKeith Van SickleLifestyle: Art & Culture

James Jaulin one of the Artists of Le Thor

Discover another Le Thor artist: James Jaulin spent decades as an antiquaire (a dealer in antiquities) traveling the world in search of rare and beautiful treasures.  He now travels the world as a photographer, capturing the beauty of life through his lens. So what does he consider himself to be …

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Spencer Byles Sculpture A Year in a French Forest
Artists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CulturePhoebe Thomas

A Year in a French Forest: Magical Forest Art by Spencer Byles

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: In the forest, just down the road, I recently came across something pretty magical. Something unique and intriguing but hidden and secret, and yet open to everyone. You may be lucky and stumble upon this surprising place, but more likely than not, you won’t. Deep …

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Christian Detaux at work
Artists Inspired by ProvenceKeith Van SickleLifestyle: Art & Culture

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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Philippe at Fondation Van Gogh
Artists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CulturePhilippe Goninet

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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Musee Bonnard
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

Musée Bonnard – so much activity!

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Pierre Bonnard loved his home at Le Cannet – he painted his wife Marthe in the bath, the cats in the dining room, the splendid colours of his garden and naturally his view of the sparkling Mediterranean. Le Cannet now has the world’s only museum dedicated …

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Art Expo in Provence @Aixcentric
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

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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MACM in #Mougins @MACMougins @Aixcentric
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

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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Marc Chagall's art at Carrieres de Lumieres @ShutrsSunflowrs
Artists Inspired by ProvenceCaroline LongstaffeLifestyle: Art & Culture

How to visit Carrières de Lumières in Les Baux de Provence

Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe: In 2016, Carrières de Lumières hosted the incredible art of Russian Marc Chagall. Yet another maestro’s talent splashed upon the towering walls and floor of a former bauxite quarry in Val d’Enfer, by Les Baux de Provence.  Set to a mystical, musical background the spellbinding spectacle was …

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Fondation Maeght – Art in Action @Aixcentric
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

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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Marseille Art Dellepiane Exhibition @Aixcentric
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

Marseille Art News Dellepiane Exhibition

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The Musée Regards de Provence does a great job focusing on local artists who haven’t had much national recognition and their latest show, David Dellepiane arts et modernité, is a case in point. Born in 1866 to a Genoese family, Dellepiane came to Marseille aged …

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