• Gregory Berben and Mayor of Cannes, David Lisnard

    Photos Marjorie Andreato 

  • Photos Marjorie Andreato


Gregory Berben and Mayor of Cannes, David Lisnard

Photos Marjorie Andreato 

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The exposition of the artist Gregory Berben at Le Tube

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29 January 2015

In place since October 30, the exhibition of the painter artist Gregory Berben ends this weekend, the opportunity to do this "drop out" of the exhibition ...

35 original works in total, hung around this unusual large place, as the TUBE is a former garage of old motorcycles and classic cars.

The perfect combination between a place in the urban architecture between metal and wood and contemporary colorful paintings by the artist.

The event organised Tuesday with the occassion of the "drop out" came with many guests as the evening was sold out with 200 guests at the cocktail and 100 people at the dinner concocted chief Bertrand Schmitt, formerly the Majestic in Cannes.

The evening was punctuated by a live concert by Neal Busker and Mika for more than two hours ...

Among the works on display for more than 3 months, a nod to the sporting past of the artist with the project "Art and Sport" in full, in collaboration with 10 professional athletes: Jean-Louis Schlesser, Victoria Ravva, Eva Yaneva, Pierre Pujol, Eric Bauthéac, Alexy Bosetti, Jerome Ardissone Michael Jeremiasz, Ornella Ongaro, Alice Fougeray.

Many local officials had come, including Thomas de Pariente, Deputy for Culture of the City of Cannes, and David Lisnard, Mayor of Cannes, who took the opportunity to make speeches about the artist and the Association "Smile & Share" which Gregory Berben founds himself as one of its founding members.

This Association was well represented since ten members were present. An Association which invited last night 4 sick children and their families to share evening together and dine alongside some of their favorite athletes.

Among those present last night sports, we noticed Eric Bauthéac (OGC Nice), volleyball players of AS Cannes Pierre Pujol, Ludovic Castard & Pascal Ragondet, champion motorcycle Ornella Ongaro, Jean Louis Schlesser, but also former footballers & David Casteu, brand new 7th on the Dakar bike and 1 French ...

Many artists were also present at the party ...

A note at the end of the evening, the gift of 500 euros by Tube Branch in favor of the Association "Smile & Share" and the generosity of the entire tube of Staff who decided to donate the all of their tips is the sum of 350 euros ...

Grégory BERBEN's currently Exhibitions:

Gallery Sassi Milici / Vallauris

Life Art Gallery / St Raphael

Avenue Gallery of Arts / Hong Kong

Novotel Monte Carlo (until 23 April)