Chagall #lesBaux @ProvencePost
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Chagall Show Opens in Les Baux March 4

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: The Carrières de Lumières (Quarries of Light) is a magical space in a vast cave-like quarry at the base of the village of Les Baux. There in the cool darkness   , …Continue reading here for the details on the 2016 program at Carrières de Lumières featuring …

Flyer Vies Silencieuses @RegardsProvence
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

To see in Marseille at the Moment: Still Lifes

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: The Musée Regards de Provence is always worth visiting. The current exhibition Vies Silencieuses focuses on still life paintings, many from the gallery’s collection of Provencal Art. But it starts with some 16th century Dutch paintings, all peonies, stripy tulips, dewdrops and butterflies, amazing in …

Sponsor #Artist #Vernissage @Hildast
Artists Inspired by ProvenceHilda StearnLifestyle: Art & Culture

Art in Provence

I cannot claim to be an art critic however I know what I like and this summer I was invited to a vernissage (from the French verb to varnish which is an interesting choice!). This preview event is usually by invitation and what better setting than Crillon-le-Brave? Nestling into the …

Panoramas @MuCEM_Officiel
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To See in Marseille at the Moment: Panoramas

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: MUCEM seems to specialise in quirky off-beat subjects for its exhibitions. ‘J’Aime Les Panoramas’ is a case in point. It starts with this remark made by Jean Dujardin in a film (see photo of scene) and then walks us through the history of panoramic painting …

Charles Camoin, Port de Cassis, 1905 (Huile sur toile, 65 x 74 cm) – Fondation Bemberg, Toulouse © RMN-Grand Palais/Fondation Bemberg/Mathieu Rabeau
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

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        …

Vincent Van Gogh’s St Remy Statue
Artists Inspired by ProvenceGinger and NutmegLifestyle: Art & Culture

Van Gogh’s St Remy de Provence

Contributor blog post by Nutmeg: Much has been written about Vincent Van Gogh‘s life, the famous Dutch painter who led an expressive, tortured life. This statue le voleur de tournesol (the Sunflower Thief) by Gabriel Sterk may just capture the essence of Van Gogh’s work – as you never quite …

Street Art @HoteldeCaumont @culturespaces
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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 …

Carrieres de Lumieres Chagall @Culturespace
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The 2016 Show at Les Baux will be

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Carrieres de Lumieres, venue of the amazing annual sound-and-light show at Les Baux de Provence, has announced that the subject for its 2016 show will be….Chagall! What an inspired choice. His colourful Russian villages, animals, young lovers, goats, violinists, nudes and peasants, are bound to …

Elke Walter Design @ElkeWalter
Artists Inspired by ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & Culture

Elke Walter Design Materialized in Provence

Attracted to Provence by the sun, Elke Walter is clear that the weather is better than in her birthplace Hamburg, Germany. Elke began designing clothing in the 1990s in France, and her business Elke Walter Design was officially launched in 2002 when she opened her atelier in Hamburg. Elke describes …

Art imitates Life @BfBlogger2015 Andy Newman
Artists Inspired by ProvenceBarefoot BloggerLifestyle: Art & Culture

Amazing Proof That “Art Imitates Life” in France

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: When the Barefoot Blogger decided to travel to France, this blog was born. It was intended as a “letter back home” to those I know so they could keep up with my adventure. Little did I know that the blog would take on a …