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 …

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Made in Algeria @MuCEM_Officiel @Aixcentric
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MUCEM – New Expo on Algeria

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: This really is one of MuCEM’s more esoteric offerings which we found a little baffling. The first few rooms are devoted to how the country was mapped, and some of the beautifully precise work by various draughtsmen. The commentary (English panels as well as French) explains …

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Flyer Vies Silencieuses @RegardsProvence
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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 …

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Sponsor #Artist #Vernissage @Hildast
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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 …

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Charles Camoin, Port de Cassis, 1905 (Huile sur toile, 65 x 74 cm) – Fondation Bemberg, Toulouse © RMN-Grand Palais/Fondation Bemberg/Mathieu Rabeau
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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        …

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Art imitates Life @BfBlogger2015 Andy Newman
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Amazing Proof That “Art Imitates Life” in France

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 life of its own. Now it …

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David Hockney Arles @FondationVanGogh
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David Hockney in Arles from October 11th

This is the first time I’ve been aware of a David Hockney exhibition in the south of France: he is phenomenally popular in the UK where works when not in LA. This show will draw on work created in Yorkshire where he spent time recording the passing of the seasons …

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Exhibition on Roman Aix

By aixcentric Saturday sees the opening of the new expo at the Musée Granet: Aix Antique will whisk us back to Roman times to give us a taste of what the town must have been like in its heyday. There will be artefacts aplenty as digging out foundations for new …

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