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Cezanne, The Artist of Provence at Carrières de Lumières

22 July

An immension self projection when you enter the space of art and fantasy. The twirl of formes, colors, the mix of music and motions create the outside effect that speaks and links to the inner one.  The new digital and immersive exhibition of the Carrières de Lumières presents the most significant masterpieces of Cezanne (1839-1906) such as his still lifes with apples, The card players (1890-95) and The large bathers (around 1906).Self-taught painter with 900 canvases and 400 watercolors, Cezanne represents portraits, still lifes, landscapes, historical scenes ... and produces multiple versions of the same subject, constantly experimenting with the possibilities of pictorial material. First rejected at the Salon and then recognized late by his contemporaries, during a retrospective organized in 1895 by Ambroise Vollard, Cezanne is today considered the pioneer of modernity. Strongly inspired in his early days by Delacroix and Courbet, he then left his studio to turn to the Impressionists, following Pissarro's example by painting on the motif. His unique construction of forms and color and his tendency to abstraction lead him to go beyond Impressionism, to influence the Cubists, the Fauves and the avant-garde. Father of modern art, he inspired Zola, Van Gogh, Pissarro, Monet, Renoir, Matisse... Picasso referred to

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Milla Jovovich for Campari Calendar, Behind the scenes

Milla Jovovich for Campari Calendar, Behind the scenes

27 October 2011

Entitled It's the end of the world, baby!, this year's Campari Calendar takes its inspiration from the buzz around the prediction that, according to the ancient Mayan culture, the world as we know will end on 21st December 2012 and enter a ...

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Arles Photographic Festival

Arles Photographic Festival

13 September 2011

  2011 is the 10th anniversary of the Arles Photographic Festival known under the name of “Les rencontres d’Arles”. During time, it faced difficulties but it succeeded in creating a wonderful festival. Les Rencontres d’Arles were created by Lucien Clergue, Michel Tournier and Jean-Maurice Rouquette who ...

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Pharaons at Avignon

Pharaons at Avignon

13 September 2011

  Calvet museum is an Egyptian culture lover. Twenty five years ago, the museum revealed an Egyptian collection stored in the museum reserves under the name of “Egypt and Provence”. Now, a new collection is wearing the Egyptian accent, exhibited under the name of “Fastueuse ...

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Watermelon art crafting

Watermelon art crafting

10 September 2011

Every year, Czech Republic hosts an artistic festival called Melounovy Festival. it is a special event as at this one,there are no paintings or sculpture exhibits, but watermelon art. every year great watermelon carving artist gather at this festival and show their best works. We ...

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Picture of the year Wikimedia Commons

Picture of the year Wikimedia Commons

10 September 2011

    POTY 2010 brought to our view fantastic images that only an artistic eye could capture. These beauties are put into a top of the greatest images of year 2010. Source: Commons Wikimedia In mid-August 2010 ESO Photo Ambassador Yuri Beletsky snapped this amazing photo at ESO’s Paranal Observatory. A ...

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Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney

10 September 2011

Vivid Sydney is a spectacular festival of light, music and ideas that takes every year in June at The Rocks and Circular Quay, Sydney, Australia. There are over 40 amazing light installation with light effects, from ”psychedelic  jellyfish swimming across the Sydney Opera House sails ...

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Omindia gives us a piece of India

Omindia gives us a piece of India

10 September 2011

Omindia s’inscrit dans une logique de co-développement et de partenariat durable avec ses fournisseurs. Son laboratoire en Inde participe à l’établissement d’usines en zones franches permettant la création et le maintien d’emplois des femmes vivant en zone rurale. Les soins Omindia sont en vente dans les boutiques ...

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Cross currents Inner child

Cross currents Inner child

10 September 2011

Enter a new reality where the rules of engagement focus on imagination, spontaneity, freedom, discovery and instinct. Childlike thinking is challenging today’s rule-driven world, where all aspects of life are dominated by health and safety culture, PC posturing, realism, decision by committee and doing the ...

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