Writers & Artists

Writers & Artists

Picasso’s War and Peace

Between April and September 1952, Pablo Picasso began producing paintings for the lay Chapel of ...
Writers & Artists

Villa Le Rêve

Under the guardianship of Joëlle Audry, Villa Le Rêve continues to be an artists’ house ...
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The Riviera Loves of H.G. Wells

The English novelist and journalist Herbert George (H. G.) Wells was best known for science ...
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Somerset Maugham and Villa Mauresque

The Cap Ferrat dangles like an earring from the Riviera coastline, its shores adorned with ...
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Nicolas de Staël – an Artist’s Rise and Fall

Like so many artists before him, Nicolas de Staël was enchanted by the light and ...
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Miles Davis on the Promenade

Created by the French-American artist Niki de Saint Phalle, this extraordinary statue stands in front ...
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Graham Green, Our Man in Antibes

In Antibes, Graham Green is commemorated by a tiny plaque outside the rear entrance of ...
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Dorothy Parker in Antibes

On the Cap d’Antibes, at the entrance to the chemin des Mougins, a fragment of ...
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DH Lawrence in Vence

Vence is a small cathedral town and – a town with a small cathedral. Its ...
Writers & Artists

Renoir Museum & Les Collettes

Visiting Renoir’s studio was an extraordinary, quite evocative moment and similar to how I felt ...