Augustin Hanicotte, a painter from the north of France, came south for reasons of health. During his stay from 1915 to 1945, with the simplest of materials, brown butcher’s paper, coloured pencils, charcoal or pastels, he lovingly portrayed the life of the village.
Céret has long been a stronghold for contemporary and modern art. Heralded as a Mecca for cubism, greats such as Picasso and Matisse would come to draw inspiration from the spectacular scenery and tap into the unique, creative energies of the area.
Galerie Marianne. This municipal art gallery is curated by the Mairie of Argelès-sur-Mer and is free entry for everybody.
Showcasing temporary exhibitions from internationally renowned artists, the works on display span multiple genres.
September 2 -17 sees Perpignan flooded with professional and amateur photographers from the four corners of the globe, for the prestigious “VISA Pour l’Image” festival.
Les Enfants de la Mer has confirmed Argelès as a key national player in the field of environmental activism and sustainable development. Back for its 9th edition, this recurring summer-long project was originally inspired by the outdoor photography exhibition, Vivants, in Paris back in 2007. Aiming to engage and educate visitors of all ages, les Enfants de la Mer is a collaborative effort, unique in France.
The stunning landscapes, light, colours and hues of the region were an inspiration to take more. Most of the photos in this exhibition are views, but there are also some extra special ones taken from my travels with my late husband, Bruce.
The new show in the Musée d’art moderne of Collioure is a homage to Michel Bertrand ((1935 -2009). With the most basic materials – paper, wood and tar – Bertrand constructed a singular vision of the world.
Organised by the Hyacinthe Rigaud Art Museum, A Portrait of Power: Yes I Can will run until 16th October and is exhibited at the Benjamin Walter Centre of Contemporary Art
EXHIBITION: 1st July – 28th August 2016. Les Collections de Saint Cyprien in Saint Cyprien village Born in 1959 in Bédarieux, painter-sculptor Patrick Chappert-Gaujal studied at the Academy of Art in Perpignan from 1975 to 1980, and…
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