Late night openings at museums in Nice

Discover Nice’s art collections and exhibitions by night every Thursday until 12th October as the Museum of Contemporary and Modern Art (MAMAC), the Masséna Museum and the Palais Lascaris leave their doors open until 10pm for visitors to enjoy late night access to the newest exhibitions.  Read more

Chagall: trading colour for form

Marc Chagall is an artist we think we know. When someone mentions his name, certain images will come to mind — floating figures in the sky, perhaps a married couple, a goat, a bouquet, a brightly coloured fiddler, a cockerel, a village… We see this artist as brightly coloured dreamscapes. The fact that Chagall lived locally and depicted Vence and St Paul de Vence so beautifully makes him even more special. However, the current exhibition at Musée Marc Chagall in Nice, which is open until 28th August, provides a rare opportunity to reconsider this artist through his sculpture work.Read more

The Taming of the Shrew in New York

Director and choreographer of Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo Jean-Christophe Maillot headed stateside last week for six performances of The Taming of the Shrew - La Mégère Apprivoisée in French - at the Lincoln Center Festival in New York. Read more

Between art & commerce

Visitors are always assured of a warm and friendly welcome from gallery director Damien Simonelli, who has worked at Opera Gallery for many years. Simonelli talks to Riviera Insider aboute the Opera Galley’s history and business model.Read more

En plein air: Sisley, the Impressionist

The new exhibition — Sisley, l’Impressionniste — at the Hôtel de Caumont in Aix-en-Provence provides sixty canvases by the artist for our consideration. This is the first exhibition dedicated to the artist in France since 2002 and the works have been carefully chosen by independent curator and expert Maryanne Stevens. What makes this exhibition particularly interesting is that the pictures have been brought together from all over the world, including many pieces from private collections that are previously unseen.Read more

MAMAC’s summer exhibition: making the modern marvellous

Contemporary art gallery MAMAC on Place Yves Klein is honouring Nice’s heritage in a summer exhibition directed by Jean-Jaques Aillagon and run in conjunction with the famous Centre Pompidou, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary in Paris.Read more

A little Picasso, anyone?

From Chagall and Botero to up-and-coming artists, this gallery tucked away in the principality quickens the pulse of every art collector.Read more

Georges Braque & Henri Laurens at the Musée Annonciade

The summer exhibition at Saint Tropez’s Musée Annonciade celebrates the works and lives of two the 20th century’s greatest French artists: Georges Braque (1882-1963) and Henri Laurens (1885-1954).Read more

A summer in Monaco: from Impressionism to modern art

From 17th July to 1st September, Monaco will showcase an exclusive selection of Impressionist and modern art masterpieces in the newly opened venue of the Moretti Gallery. The establishment has collaborated with the art specialists, the Simon Dickinson Gallery in London, to present the A Summer in Monaco: From Impressionism to Modern Art.Read more

Meet the artistic director of the Nuits Musicales du Suquet: Misha Katz

The Nuits Musicales du Suquet has picked the remarkable talents of Russian born musician Misha Katz for the coveted position of artistic director of the musical festival in Cannes, which is to be held from 19th to 23rd July.Read more

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