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History of Art in the Cote D’Azur

A Brief Introduction to the History of Art in the Cote D’Azur and why you should go there! The South of France is no newcomer to the art scene with the cave drawings in the caves of Lascaux going back 20,000 years and made a world heritage site as some of the first ever discovered drawings in the world. The caves were once opened to the public but they are now closed as the pure volume of visitors coupled with air conditioning systems were starting to damage the paintings. The work can still be seen in a reconstructed site in …

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Claudine Belmas Gregoire

Painting on canvas : first and foremost, there is the obligation of the gesture, the impetus that propels me to deposit, connect, build with colour. The reality : a process of perpetual shift of colours, proportions, while taking the precaution of not touching one’s subject too closely. There are incidences which occur between the canvas and myself; encounters between those painted incidents and the eye of the viewer. The imagination: the joy of living, the concrete for the expanse of things, and painting through what one sees, a little of what one thinks. And also – The Mythology: inventing how …

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