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Lacoste: An End to Civility As You Knew It. Once Riveting Student Art Expo Now Barren as SCAD Does Away with a Bit of Drink (Wine)

SCAD Reception Saturday, August 24, 2013 SCAD Reception Saturday, August 27, 2011 During end-of-quarter expositions, the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Lacoste peels back its protective cover to reveal the warm honeycombs of studios and the sumptuous … Continue reading

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SCAD In Paris: “Little Black Dress” Exhibit Curated by Vogue’s André Leon Talley at Mona Bismarck American Center Until Sept. 22

Audrey Hepburn in the Opening Shot of Breakfast at Tiffany’s An apocryphal tale: Dressed in fashionable black, Gabrielle Chanel encountered fellow designer Paul Poiret who was compelled by her dark habit to inquire for whom she was in mourning for. … Continue reading

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Lacoste: Sebastian Brajkovic Vernissage at La Galerie Phriem on Saturday, April 13; A Notable Closing

La Galerie Phriem at SCAD Lacoste will hold a vernissage in the early evening on Saturday, April 13 for the Dutch-born designer Sebastian Brajkovic. He is acclaimed for his “Lathe” series of chairs, tables and lamps named so for the … Continue reading

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Lacoste: La Maison Basse. SCAD Debuts a Brilliant Restoration – a Creative Hub for Art Study and Provencal Inspiration

At the foot of the village of Lacoste in the Calavon Valley, an abandoned 16th-century farmhouse and its derelict adjoining structures dozed for decades among vines and olive trees. And then came calling the Savannah College of Art and Design … Continue reading

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SUMMER ART PARTY IN LACOSTE ON AUGUST 24-25: SCAD HIVE SHOWS ITS HONEY AND SWORDS/SABRES; ART PATRONS WELCOME

Lacoste: Its nude stone structures and somnolent nature belie the buzzing activity behind doors, gates and walls: the engendering of art by students of the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) on nine-week sleepovers with pretty views. To your … Continue reading

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LACOSTE: EASEFUL STROLL TO THE CHATEAU AND VALLEY VIEWS, “UNE CALADE” – RUE BERNARD PHRIEM; STREET SIGN LIFTED

Year after year it embarrassed the Mayor of Lacoste, and presented a super aggravation, if not danger, to tourists and residents: a narrow winding pathway of ragged and broken stones and weeds greeted pedestrians after they straggled up the steep … Continue reading

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A HIVE SHOWS OFF ITS HONEY: THE STUDENTS’ SUMMER ART SHOW AT SCAD LACOSTE

To your average visitor, Lacoste appears from afar as a tightly-bunched cluster of biscuit-colored stone structures on a steep hillside whereas viewed from ground level it is an anally precise stacking of stone upon stone on four narrow stone-paved streets … Continue reading

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VERNISSAGE: HOMAGE TO BERNARD PFRIEM AT THE GALERIE PFRIEM IN LACOSTE, SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 6-7:00 P.M.;

The stories people tell about Bernard Pfriem, the American painter who founded the Lacoste School of the Arts in 1970. A French-American sculptor, living in France, spent a summer in the 1980’s at Lacoste and speaks of the grip of … Continue reading

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LACOSTE REPOTTED: A DECIDEDLY ANGLOPHONE FLORA; AN ART STUDENT SLEEPOVER A WITH PRETTY VIEW

Fact or Fiction? The village of Lacoste has 450 residents as noted in an August 2009 article penned by a reporter from the Paris bureau of the New York Times (NYT). True or False? Referencing the same piece, in the … Continue reading

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