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At the Maeght Foundation

Précipice, 2009-2010. Huile sur toile, 198 x 148 cm. Photo Jean-Louis Losi © Ra’anan Levy.
Précipice, 2009-2010. Huile sur toile, 198 x 148 cm. Photo Jean-Louis Losi © Ra’anan Levy.© Portrait de Ra’anan Levy.

RA’ANAN LEVY
L’épreuve du miroir (The Mirror Test)
December 7, 2019 – March 8, 2020
At the MAEGHT FOUNDATION

Guest curator: Hervé Lancelin
President of the Pinacothèque in Luxembourg.

Between 7 December 2019 and 8 March 2020, the Fondation Maeght presents "L'épreuve du miroir" ("The Mirror Test"), an exhibition devoted to the pictorial world of Ra'anan Levy, in which curator Hervé Lancelin, a close friend of the artist and familiar with his work, assembles around thirty of Levy's paintings and a number of his prints, which will be placed alongside the Fondation Maeght's own collections.

© Portrait de Ra’anan Levy.

The French-Israeli artist consistently depicts idiosyncratically chosen fragments of everyday reality, thereby asserting his personal style while exploring his favourite themes: the configuration of space, the passage of time, the absence of people, the presence of objects, inhabited and uninhabited spaces, the play of visual perception and imagination transforming everyday life into a strange new reality.

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Exhibitions - Upcoming

JACQUES MONORY
FROM 28 MARCH TO 14 JUNE 2020
AT THE MAEGHT FOUNDATION

From 28 March to 14 June 2020, the Fondation Maeght is presenting the first monographic exhibition dedicated to Jacques Monory since his death in 2018, thus paying tribute to him. Simply entitled “Jacques Monory”, the exhibition presents sixty years of his career and revisits the work of this major Figuration Narrative artist, in constant tension between modernity and the singularity of the blue that made him famous.

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LES GIACOMETTI
FROM 27 JUNE TO 22 NOVEMBER 2020
AT THE MAEGHT FOUNDATION

From 27 June to 22 November, 2020, the “The Giacometti” exhibition honors a family of artists. Its curator, Peter Knapp, proposes to showcase the talent and originality of the Giacometti: the world famous Alberto, his father Giovanni, his cousin Augusto, and his two brothers, Diego and Bruno. They were painters, sculptors and architects who left their mark on 20th century art.

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Temporary closure

Mas de Pierre in Saint-Paul-de-Vence is entering an expansion, restoration and embellishment phase.
The new Domaine du Mas de Pierre will open in Spring 2021!

On October 1st, Mas de Pierre closed the doors of its seven villas in beautiful Provençal landscape colours. This temporary closure heralds the writing of a new chapter in the history of this charming setting, camped at the foothills of Saint-Paul-de-Vence, a treasure trove of flavours from the South.

Until spring 2021, this 5-star hotel is embarking on a large-scale renovation and extension programme to offer its guests a change of scenery with more comfort, luxury and conviviality. A cocktail of values in complete harmony with "Relais & Châteaux", an association to which Mas de Pierre has been affiliated since 2006.

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The Maeght Foundation

Fondation Maeght © Archives Fondation Maeght
Fondation Maeght © Archives Fondation MaeghtMarc Chagall, La Vie, 1964. Don Marguerite et Aimé Maeght, 1964. © Adagp, Paris 2018-2019 CHAGALL ®. Photo Archives Fondation Maeght.

The Maeght Foundation
A place of dialogue between art and nature 

Inaugurated on July 28th, 1964 by André Malraux, the Fondation Marguerite and Aimé Maeght has become one of the major international cultural institutions. The Maeght Foundation is a story of family and friendship. Aimé & Marguerite Maeght came up with the idea and the funding in collaboration with Catalonian architect Josep Lluis Sert. 

Marc Chagall, La Vie, 1964. Don Marguerite et Aimé Maeght, 1964. © Adagp, Paris 2018-2019 CHAGALL ®. Photo Archives Fondation Maeght.

Their artist friends participated in the design and in bringing the project to fruition. Joan Miró, Marc Chagall, Alberto Giacometti, Georges Braque, Alexander Calder and Fernand Léger all found the ideal creative setting in a museum at one with nature, where the rooms and the gardens interact in perfect harmony. The Maeght Foundation has one of the largest collections of paintings, sculptures, drawings and graphic works of modern and contemporary art in Europe.

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Heritage & Cinema

History and heritage in Saint-Paul de Vence

Saint-Paul de Vence, city of arts. Yes, but not only! Although readily associated with artists and their works, Saint-Paul de Vence is also a major heritage hotspot on the French Riviera.

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Saint-Paul de Vence and the movies

Stars from the 7th Art have been frequenting the village for over 50 years. Directors, producers, actors, film-makers… the list is long. Film celebrities started to flock to the French Riviera back in the very early 1940s, drawn by the Victorine film studios in Nice and the Film Festival in Cannes.

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Guided Tours on Art

The Folon chapel 

"Associating my name with a chapel in Saint-Paul de Vence will be an expression of my love for all those in the village whom I have loved". Decorating the White Penitents’ chapel was one of Folon’s last projects. Saint-Paul de Vence was the perfect setting for the work of an artist so sensitive to the beauty of shapes, substances and the light.

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In the footsteps of Marc Chagall

This lover of light and the Mediterranean land lived in Saint-Paul for nearly 20 years, tirelessly integrating the village and its ramparts in his paintings. Here, Marc Chagall painted his favourite theme, love, over and over again.

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