What’s up (avril/may 2017)
Exhibitions not to be missed
Van Gogh and Provence
The exhibition “Calm and exaltation, Van Gogh in the Bührle ‘s collection ” will be held until 17 September at the Van Gogh Foundation in Arles. The 29 paintings presented retrace seven years of creativity of the painter during stays in Provence, leaving room for the authentic and luminous landscapes of Provence. These paintings recreate the region that gave birth to them, after having stayed at the Van Gogh Museums in Amsterdam and Kröller-Müller in Otterlo.
VAN GOGH FOUNDATION
35ter Rue du Dr Fanton,
Tel : 04 90 93 08 08
The Estrine Museum hosts the works of Paul Ribeyrolle from 18 March to 23 July. A major artist of the twentieth century, he is often portrayed as a rebellious man with a powerful and generous painting. This exhibition retraces the exceptional work of Paul Rebeyrolle with the animal as a common thread.
8 Rue Lucien Estrine, 13210 Saint-Rémy-de-Provence
Tel : 04 90 92 34 72
Credit :© 2017 Musée Estrine
The place to be
Cassis’ Spring Book Fair
Every year, Cassis welcomes the Spring Book Fair. For its 29th edition, from April 29 to May 1, the event combines literature with the arts of music, cinema and photography with the theme “Writing in front of the chaos of the world”. A subject around which artists and the general public can exchange during numerous debates and conferences, against background of jazz concerts.
SPRING BOOK FAIR
4 rue Séverin Icard BP 7
Tel : 06 09 73 24 50
Credit : Agence régionale du livre – Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur
Le Printemps de l’art contemporain (PAC)
Contemporary art is Marseille’s guest on the occasion of the Contemporary Art Spring fair. For one month, this event will propose a program that will seduce the largest number: a rare inside on how the art works are produced , multiple exhibitions or workshops. The public will be able to discover the artistic wealth of the city through the works of French and foreign artists invited for the occasion.
MARSEILLE EXPOS, NETWORK OF GALLERIES AND PLACES OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Coordination of the Spring of Contemporary Art
20 rue Saint-Antoine, 13002 Marseille
Tel : 09 50 71 13 54
Credit : Marseilleexpos / Nicolas Aubert
Sport at full speed !
Tennis – Pays d’Aix’s Open – Trophée Caisse d’Epargne
At the beginning of May, for the 4th consecutive year, this Tennis Tournament will be hosted by the Country Club of Aix-en-Provence from May 8th to 14th, players classified from the 45th to the 150th World will participate. The ambition of this event is to become the tennis tournament of the region and is already displayed as the 1st Challenger tennis tournament organized in Europe.
COUNTRY CLUB AIXOIS
1195 Chemin De Cruyes Célony, 13090 Aix-en-Provence
Tel : 04 42 25 11 11
Credit : Fréquencesud.fr
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