Abel Burger’s exhibition at the Musée d’art moderne of Collioure is packed with provocation, questions and challenges.
Du Bellay and his contemporaries, the Pléiade, frequently made use of diminutives (violettes, fleurettes, vermeillettes, oeillettes) to add charm to their poems.
FRENCH POEMS LE SOIR with Gill Storey In July I talked about various movements which arose out of Romanticism, but later poets took up the cause of Symbolism (also known as the Decadents). They wished…
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French poem about the River Tech, with useful vocabulary
This online exhibition celebrates local talent and facilitates the connection between art creators and art lovers, while we all remain safely at home.
Love reading? Love the Pyrenées-Orientales? Why not combine the two? All of these books can be bought via the links or found in local book shops. Bonne lecture!
If you are unaware of the experimental writer Claude Simon and the fact that he won the Nobel prize for literature in 1985, you are not alone. Happily for us, the Collioure show concentrates on Simon’s visual art – what he did to take a break from his intense textual experiments.
The Museum in Collioure features exhibitions of modern art and hosts festival events, but its roots go back to two brief years at the beginning of the 20th century, when Collioure was a stronghold of the Fauvism movement in modern art.
P-O Life readers are a mightily talented bunch. During lockdown, we celebrated professional visual artists, and amateur creators. Now we’re delighted to share with you local word-smith, Margaret Kennedy, who writes under her maiden name, Cunningham.