One of their great writers, Jean de La Fontaine, produced French versions of fables, in verse and with illustrations. There are twelve volumes, with stories such as The Ant and the Grasshopper, told with elegance, wit and verve, in simple French which is usually easy to understand today. Each teaches a lesson about our relationships with society.
Here at P-O Life we know how creative many of our readers are. We figured that this was a perfect opportunity to put together a P-O Life Arts Anthology.
Céret’s Museum of Modern Art is impressive for a town of its size. How did this pretty town in the Vallespir become a magnet for so many of the big names in 20th century art?
The Spring exhibition at the Musée d’art modern of Collioure, “L’eau à la bouche” ( mouth-watering, a delicious prospect), explores the theme of water in works from the museum’s permanent collection.
Journalist Phil Becker lives in Perpignan and works for « La Semaine du Roussillon ». His second published book is a collection of 26 stories, written over the past decade.
Brilliant! Easy-reading whilst still captivating, Circe is a mythical immortal and yet infinitely relatable. Vivid descriptions of both scenery and characters bring the ancient tale to life.
Barry Blend, true to his name, loves nothing more than mixing things together.
An absolutely overwhelming world-class exhibition at le Musée Rigaud in Perpignan. As Franceinfo puts iti: “C’est l’un des grands événements culturels de l’été: Rodin-Maillol face à face”.
The Musée d’art moderne of Céret is staging an exhibition of the works of Andre Masson
A strange book. I can’t decide if I enjoyed it or not. It reads more like a movie script than a book.