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Take Home a Piece of France? Think “Packable Art”

One of the first artist friends I made after moving to Uzes was Andy Newman, an American with deep roots in France. Andy had read my blog and emailed to tell me about himself, that he and his partner had a home near here, and that he had painted many …

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Joseph Inguimberty Le Débarquement du plâtre; huile sur toile; 1923
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Poetry in Painting: Joseph Inguimberty at Musée Regards de Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: He is not an artist I had ever heard of, but I came away impressed by this discovery courtesy of the Musée Regards de Provence. Joseph Inguimberty was born in Marseille back in 1896. Here, one of his early works captured the scenes in the …

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Beach French Riviera Nice Marc Chagall
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Nice is Nice but Marc Chagall Makes It Nicer

To say the Côte d’Azur city of Nice is all about fancy beach clubs, great French and Italian food and the sparkling blue waters of the Mediterranean, you’d be right. It’s all that… … and more. Nice was the home of artist Marc Chagall during the last part of his …

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Musee Bonnard Le Cannet
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Take a look at the New Pierre Bonnard Exhibition in Le Cannet

The Musée Bonnard over in Le Cannet (just north of Cannes) is the only museum in the world dedicated to Pierre Bonnard. Visiting his paintings lets you see the world through his eyes, a celebration of joyful colour from the yellow mimosa in his beloved garden down to the sparkling …

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James Jaulin young princess
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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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Artist Ai Weiwei at Chateau la Coste
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Plan to Visit the Artist Ai Weiwei Installation at Chateau La Coste

There is a permanent installation by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei at Chateau La Coste. It’s entitled Ruyi Path after the ceremonial sceptre that symbolizes power and good fortune in Chinese history. The artist has followed the shape of the sceptre for a new pathway that weaves between the forest trees …

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Christian Detaux at work
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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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Musée Bonnard – so much activity!

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 to the artist, …Continue …

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Quirin Mayer artist
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Latest Exhibition at Marseille’s Musée Regards de Provence

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Musée Regards de Provence in Marseille is a delightful gallery celebrates local artists who are very often new to me and so a visit is quite an adventure of discovery. The latest expo is dedicated to designer, painter and sculptor Quirin Mayer (1927 – ) …

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An Unmissable New Museum in Mougins

Mougins is a picture-perfect centuries-old hilltop village. Constructed like a spiral with ancient passageways 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 de Mougins. Continue reading here to …

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