Tag Archives: St. Remy de Provence

Saint-Rémy-De-Provence: Le Mas des Tourterelles (au lieu d’un Gite)

If the animated buzz and bourgeois mien in the cafes and restaurants of St.-Rémy-de-Provence appear to mimic the frenetic energy of Paris, consider that St-Remy is a favored summer hangout of the Parisian smart set (French who say “je suis confu” … Continue reading

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St. Rémy de Provence: Compositions as Body Art by Jacopo Baboni-Schilingi at the Outrageously Trendy Mas de l’Amarine

A virtuoso of raw force, the composer Jacopo Baboni-Schilingi has a quick hand – one with great élan for applying musical scores to the bare skins of those willing to model the music which he composed for an evening of … Continue reading

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St. Rémy de Provence: A Heightened Artistic Sensibility – the a-part Festival – Kicks Off July 5 – Aug. 25 Run With 10 Days of Vernissages

If you are visiting Provence for the first time, you experience that curious relief at finding a place that conforms to your stereotyped preconceptions, e.g. lavender really does grow here. The urge to indulge yourself in the delights of Provence … Continue reading

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A-PART: 75 ARTISTS BEAUTIFY PROVENCE, DATA ART OF RAY SWEETEN / LISA GWILLIAMS TO ST. REMY, MEXICO TO TARASCON AMONG OTHERS

Inject the New Museum in NY with an intellectual left bank verve, repot it in the towns and countryside of Provence, and then behold the pop-up alchemy as art luminous blossoms near and afar. This hybrid phenomenon has a name: … Continue reading

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ST. REMY DE PROVENCE, THURSDAY, DEC. 15: CHATEAU DES ALPILLES FETES THE SEASON WITH TWO EXHIBITS FOLLOWED SUMPTUOUS REPAST

The Château des Alpilles in St. Remy de Provence, will be honoring the exhibits of of two artists – Jean-Luc Parant and Jean Bosc – with a vernissage at 6:30 p.m and a dinner at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, December … Continue reading

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SAINT-RÉMY-DE-PROVENCE: GÉRARD FROMANGER OF THE “NOUVELLE FIGURATION” MOVEMENT — A RETROSPECTIVE AT THE MUSÉE ESTRINE

“You are the warrior among us,” stated the philosopher Michel Onfray to the painter Gérard Fromanger, at an APART Festival forum in St.-Rémy-de-Provence last week. “A modest and necessary combat against the powerful,” continued Onfray. “You crystallized the enemy in … Continue reading

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SAINT-REMY-DE-PROVENCE: VIETNAMESE RESTAURANT WITH A HOT DASH OF HUMOR

Countries inherit the cuisine of their former colonies. If you have ever traveled in Italy, there are times when you may have had the melancholy reflection that the Italians should have colonized a foreign land to provide some variety in … Continue reading

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SAINT-REMY-DE-PROVENCE: A BOUNTIFUL BOUQUET OF ART AT THE CHATEAU DES ALPILLES

A rain drenched Provence last Wednesday — rain coming around the 14th of July augers well for plenty of truffles to dig up in the fall say the locals — yet the skies returned to azure blue for the APART … Continue reading

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SAINT-REMY-DE-PROVENCE / APART FESTIVAL: “LES CANOPÉES, ” EYE CANDY OF JACQUES SALLES

  At the Café Les Filles du Patissier, one of the most original cafés in the prettiest small square of Saint-Remy-de-Provence, the service comes with an insouciant bit of eye candy — plastic grocery sacks suspended beneath the ‘leaf-line’ of … Continue reading

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APART: AN ENCHANTING “POP-UP” FESTIVAL-CUM-“ROAD TRIP” WHERE ART BLOSSOMS ALL OVER THE NORTHERN BOUCHES-DU-RHONE

A picture-perfect metaphor for the APART Festival is its logo: the flowers of Michael De Feo, the American street art movement soi-disant ‘flower guy’, whose flowers graced the posters and t-shirts of last year’s festival as well as the walls … Continue reading

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