Musée Granet Exhibitions 2019 in Aix-en-Provence
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 is a post-war group who called themselves non-figurative artists
Harry Callahan: French Archives, Aix-en-Provence, 1957-1958 (March 16th – July 21, 2019) – archival photos of Aix-en-Provence during the period September 1957 through July 1958.
Fabienne Verdier (Summer 2019) – this artist is best known for her promotional posters for the Rolland Garros tennis tournament (2018 and the Festival d’Aix (2017). Here, is a fascinating video of her working on the Rolland Garros poster.
And the last of the lineup will be an opportunity to view the museum’s Egyptian collection starting in December 2019.
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Getting to the Musée Granet
The Musée Granet is located in the chic Quartier Mazarin. This new section Aix-en-Provence was constructed in the late 17th-century. The streets for this new quarter were planned in 1646 by Jean Lombard the director of public works at that time. The urban design was a grid pattern, unlike the streets and alleyways of Roman and Medieval Aix on the other side of the Cours Mirabeau.