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The Abbey of Cluny in Burgundy: a place steeped in history

reserved a prestigious heritage, including: • numerous monastic buildings; • a museum of art and archaeology housing significant works of Romanesque civil sculpture; • a monastic borough rich in Romanesque and Gothic houses; • two churches, Saint-Marcel and Notre-Dame; • a majestic Hôtel- ...

28
Sep
2010

Keukenhof: A Unique Garden in the World

ffodils… This site is not only the largest tulip garden in the world, but it also houses an extensive collection of century-old trees and the largest sculpture garden in the Netherlands. The 75th Anniversary of the Keukenhof Garden The Keukenhof Garden celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, fr ...

08
Dec
2008

Isle-sur-la-Sorgue: 5 things to do on site

1779, which now houses the Tourist Office. But one of the most interesting museums in the town is Villa Datris, a foundation dedicated to contemporary sculpture. This free venue offers a thematic exhibition every year. 4- Scouring flea markets Homeland of surrealist poet René Char, L'Isle-sur-la- ...

30
June
2010

Mount Rushmore: an emblem of the United States

state of South Dakota. The site, which is located forty miles from Rapid City, attracts more than two million visitors each year. This monumental sculpture depicts the faces of four famous U.S. presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. This spect ...

07
Sep
2011

The Vigneronnes Meetings: a friendly and charitable event in Montpellier.

er Agglomeration open their doors and offer free activities. To complete the festivities, country buffets, tastings of local products, as well as painting and sculpture exhibitions and musical entertainment will be organized in the cellars and vineyards. Practical information The Vignronnes Meeting ...

23
Nov
2012

https://www.fepn-arles.com/: a free creative meeting.

launches a contest open to all on the theme: "Imagining happiness throughout the seasons". All realization techniques are accepted, without any limit: sculpture, painting, modeling... Register on the website in the Challenge tab and let your imagination speak! You have until May 31st to submit you ...

14
Apr
2015

Matrimoine Days: honoring women!

Project, visit the website www.matrimoine.fr (link below). This website lists artists and creators in various artistic fields (literature, painting, sculpture, photography, cinema, theater, music, dance, architecture and design, object and installation). It pays tribute to past artists (through bi ...

18
Sep
2015

Child's Play Monument: the cultural meeting place for children

cially designed activities for young audiences. Various workshops will be organized, including music, dance, singing, mask making, makeup, painting, sculpture, storytelling and theater, cooking, costume design, reproduction of prehistoric drawings, and investigations... Some monuments even offer a ...

24
Sep
2015

"The World Cutlery Meetings: a new event in Thiers"

tellia (an international exhibition of art and traditional knives) which delegations can visit. On this occasion, cutlers and blacksmiths will create a sculpture in the shape of a globe, featuring the 28 historical cutlery capitals of the world. This work will then be exhibited in Thiers on the Plac ...

12
May
2016

Turin: 3 good reasons to choose this destination

lso the ideal destination for contemporary art lovers. With its wealth of museums, foundations and galleries in various artistic fields ranging from sculpture to photography, this Italian city celebrates contemporary art in all its forms. Two places in particular are absolutely worth visiting: ...

15
Feb
2022

Pop Air: a playful and colorful exhibition at La Villette

ou will be able to dive into a huge ball Pool from which lights, movements and sounds come from, or get lost in the labyrinthine universe of a spider sculpture. View this post on Instagram A post shared by La Villette (@la_villette) You'll lose your bearings in front of ...

21
Apr
2022

In Conches-en-Ouche, the Museum of Glass dazzles visitors

of transparency was needed to retrace the history of glass from the end of the 19th century until today in the fields of decorative arts, stained glass and sculpture. An exploration of the thousand-year-old art of glass In its new setting, the museum offers a journey through time, from Art Nouve ...

22
Aug
2022

Must-see festivals to do in Taiwan

women. In recent years Taiwan is reviving its ancient traditions and trying to enhance the various festivities of its aboriginal tribes. Fulong Sand Sculpture Festival Held on one of Taiwan's most beautiful stretches of sand, this festival is a popular day trip for Taipei residents, and increasingl ...

08
Nov
2022

Richard Orlinski: 5 things to know about this contemporary artist

00s that he decided to leave his other professional commitments to fully dedicate himself to art. He worked for two years before presenting his first sculpture to the public, in 2004. 2- He is both a sculptor and a musician. 3- He created a monumental menagerie. 4- He is one of the best-selling co ...

19
July
2023

Art Nouveau: 5 things to know about this artistic movement

ed to break away from established artistic conventions, spread throughout Europe and across the Atlantic. It also influenced all visual arts: painting, sculpture, graphic arts, as well as architecture and decorative arts. The turn of the 20th century was marked by technical innovations, the develop ...

05
Oct
2023

Takeru Amano: 5 Things to Know About This Japanese Artist

from American pop art. Although he now lives and works in the Japanese capital, he resided in New York for three years, from 1997 to 2000, to study sculpture and printmaking. This New York experience has had a lasting influence on his work and has given his style a cosmopolitan dimension. He come ...

03
Apr
2024