Vasarely Exhibition @PhilipRemDePro
Artists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CulturePhilippe GoninetWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Vasarely Exhibition in Gordes Summer 2016

Contributor blog post by Philippe Goninet: I was waiting for it, for the reason that the castle in Gordes was closed for visit while I was touring there. I was in Gordes for the opening on June 2nd of the new Victor Vasarely exhibition and was not disappointed. Victor Vasarely …

Artist in the Market @CuriousProvence
Artists Inspired by ProvenceAshley TinkerLifestyle: Art & Culture

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. …

Artists Inspired by ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & Culture

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 …

Fernand Leger Museum @FibiTee
Artists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CulturePhoebe Thomas

A visit to the Fernand Léger Museum

Contributor blog post by Phoebe Thomas: Today I’m introducing a new series on the blog: “Museum Monday”. While unable to sleep recently I started to think about ideas for blog posts (the early hours of the morning are often my most creative times) and I realised how little I’ve written …

Van Gogh en Provence @Aixcentric
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Van Gogh en Provence – on show in Arles

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Van Gogh was so incredibly productive that, while in Arles and in Saint-Remy, he produced some 500 works; so it’s always seemed sad that there was, until recently, only one of his paintings in Provence (in Avignon). Two more have arrived (one in Aix and …

Charles Camoin @MuseeGranet @Aixcentric
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CultureWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Charles Camoin – Must-See Exhibition in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: If you love Provence, you will love this exhibition. Charles Camoin was born in Marseille and spent his later years living in Saint-Tropez and painting all along the Mediterranean coast. The Musée Granet’s exhibition, ‘Camoin dans sa Lumiere’, has wonderful examples of his works showing Marseille, Cassis and …

Raphael Ponson @RegardsProvence @Aixcentric
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Local Painter Raphael Ponson at Musee Regards de Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: I hadn’t heard of Raphaël Ponson before visiting the exhibition at Marseille’s Musee Regards de Provence but thoroughly enjoyed seeing his work produced during the 19th century; it gives us an insight into the region in its pre-modern tranquillity. The Vieux Port is shown as …

Picasso at MuCEM @Aixcentric
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Picasso Exhibition at MuCEM

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: MuCEM re-opens with its expo Picasso, Un Genie Sans Piedestal: Picasso et les Arts et Traditions Populaires’ which is well worth a visit. Presented with the support of the Musee Picasso-Paris, along with other international loans, the show has 270 works …Continue reading here for details and …

Jill Douglas artist painting @AtelierFourwinds
Artists Inspired by ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottGuided Holiday ToursLifestyle: Art & Culture

Painting Workshops in Provence with Jill Douglas

Depending on your perspective the tiny village of Aureille, on the southern slopes of the Alpilles, is either old-school Provence at its best or way too sleepy. If this part of Provence were America’s wild west, Aureille might be described as a “one horse town.” There are two main roads, …

Street Art #AixenProvence @Aixcentric
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Street Art in Aix-en-Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Aix centre-ville has been pretty much graffiti-free since Madame le Maire waged war on the taggers, paying a company to remove them within 48 hours. And she was surely right to do so as much of it was just a mess. But increasingly, resourceful shop-owners are …