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Tarascon: “MEO” – A Smart Wine Bar With Gastronomic Flair For All Seasons

 “I have seen again for a glimpse, from a swift train, Beaucaire with the beautiful white tower, Tarascon with the square castle, the great Rhône, the immense stretches of the Crau.” Ford Maddox Ford, The Good Soldier On his Blackberry … Continue reading

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THE CURIOUS GRAVITATIONAL PULL OF GRIMANESA AMOROS’ MYSTICAL CREATION “GOLDEN UROS” IN TARASCON

In his meditative novel on migration as a form of rebirth, “The Enigma of Arrival,” V. S. Naipaul ruminates that to leave one’s homeland is to be fractured, culturally certainly, and to experience a fissure in the psyche that an … Continue reading

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JEAN-MICHEL OTHONIEL: ON HIS WAY TO BROOKLYN MUSEUM IN 2012, EXHIBIT IN TARASCON OPENS APART FESTIVAL

When posed with the banal question of how he would classify his work in the world of art – having first been reminded of Mark Rothko’s remark that “to classify is to embalm” – Jean-Michel Othoniel, impeccably groomed in blue … 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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MICHAEL DE FEO BRINGS ON THE FLOWERS

The flowers of Michael De Feo, the American street art movement soi-disant ‘flower guy’, graced the t-shirts of this year’s AP’ART Festival. On July 13, Michael unveiled his wall designs with the ubiquitous flowers at Souleiado in Tarascon during the … Continue reading

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TARASCON: WOLFGANG VOLZ AND PIERRE-MARIE BRISSON

On the way to Tarascon from St. Remy de Provence, the plane trees enveloping the highway are home to a choir of singing “cigales” and the air becomes more and more humid as you approach the Rhone. The AP’ART festival … Continue reading

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