Monthly Archives: August 2014

‘Cézanne et la Modernité’ in Aix-en-Provence

At the Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence to see the excellent ‘Cézanne et la Modernité’ exhibition, showing the collection formed by Henry and Rose Pearlman, with masterpieces by some of the greatest artists of the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist movements. A wonderful  group … Continue reading

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Musée National d’Art Moderne in the Pompidou Centre

At the Musée National d’Art Moderne in the Pompidou Centre, Paris, to see ‘Multiple Modernities, 1905 – 1970’. The Museum has the second largest collection of modern and contemporary art in the world, with works representing Fauvism, Cubism, Expressionism, Dada … Continue reading

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Musée d’Orsay, Paris

A visit to Musée d’Orsay, Paris, particularly to see works by the French realist artists Honoré Daumier, Gustave Courbet and Jean-Francois Millet. It was also an opportunity to look works by Symbolist and Neo-Impressionist artists such as Odilon Redon, Maurice … Continue reading

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‘Les Ballets Suédois’ at Opera Garnier

At Opera Garnier to see a fascinating exhibition entitled ‘Les Ballets Suédois – An Avant-Garde Company, 1920 – 1925.’ Les Ballets Suédois appeared in Paris around the same time as the better known Ballets Russes. However, they were able to … Continue reading

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Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris

At the Musée de l’Orangerie, Paris to see the magnificent ‘Water Lilies’ series by Claude Monet and the Walter – Guillaume Collection of Modern Art. Monet began working on the paintings of his water garden at Giverny in 1914 and … Continue reading

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A Postcard from the Medoc

Exploring the Medoc wine region, near Bordeaux, France. Staying at the excellent Chateau Ormes de Pez.

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