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THE INKWELL OF YOUR EYES – Francis Cabrel, record sales estimated at over 25 million copies

When love for the guitar remains the first love Built in 1520, the Manoir de Prades forms a quadrilateral with its dependencies around a central courtyard. Through the seasons, accompanied by a guide or alone, you can discover the city of Agen, following your own pace. In this city was born the poet of the Occitan language Jacques Jasmin, the ...

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JOURNEY TO THE END OF THE NIGHT – Romance by Louis-Ferdinand Céline

Because everyone has on his way something that pains him A pleasant culinary experience in Courbevoie, which opens a small window in a world of different tastes? Le Timgad, at 37 rue de l’Alma, http://www.letimgad.com/fr is a restaurant that welcomes you with its white windows carved with arabesques, tastes that mix sweet and savory and meats enriched with artichokes and ...

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THE ROSES OF SAADI – Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, a tormented life at the service of spontaneity

A delicate creativity that seduces, even with the musicality of her verses Douai https://www.france-voyage.com/cities-towns/douai-21922/tourist-office-douai-6002.htm has preserved its aristocratic atmosphere. Its church of Notre-Dame was badly damaged in 1944, but its 13th century nave was restored. Do not forget that the Carthusian monastery museum “La Chartreuse” has a fine collection of 16th century paintings. Visiting this French city, you will find ...

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PIERRE BONNARD (1867/1947), FRENCH PAINTER – The painter thrilled by the evolution of the art world

A style based on meditated painting, with the incisive use of color What PIERRE BONNARD painted at the end of the nineteenth century, placed emphasis on the intimate affections of the characters, and on the visions of Parisian glimpses embellished with vital human presences. His stylistic models are some of Gauguin’s works and Japanese prints, because they allowed him to ...

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FRANCOIS BOUCHER (1703/1770), FRENCH ROCOCO’ PAINTER – The importance of the fluid stretch and the solar colors

Painting at the king’s court, thus representing French taste abroad FRANCOIS BOUCHER had raised the level of the preliminary design for studio painting, bringing it to authentic and finished art in its own right. Among his portraits, the most famous is that of madame Pompadour, built in 1755. At the height of his success, he welcomed various painters in his ...

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THE BILLIARD PLAYER – Angelo Branduardi

Composing, recording the texts of the favorite poets The first traces of human settlements in Cuggiono (a municipality in Lombardy) date back to ancient times. Its interesting archaeological finds are collected in the Archaeological Museum of Legnano http://cultura.legnano.org/musei/ Do not forget to visit Villa Annoni, a majestic neoclassical villa dating back to the Napoleonic era (built in 1809), with a ...

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ALL LIFE – Romance by Alberto Savinio

The modernization of life, a continuous demonic complication In Rome, in the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, http://lagallerianazionale.com/ you will find the largest collection of contemporary Italian art. In its rooms you can see the great masterpieces of the only Italian museum dedicated entirely to modern art. In Room 14 (dedicated to Giorgio De Chirico and the Metaphysics), ...

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WHO LOVES DOES NOT RECOGNIZE – Leonardo Sinisgalli, the poet engineer

Coexisting between humanistic and scientific culture In this area of Basilicata, you can visit the archaeological site of Grumentum (a city built during the III century BC), as well as the National Archaeological Museum of Alta Val d’Agri. Not only. Visiting Montemurro http://www.europethisway.com/place/montemurro-potenza-italy/ you will know the Casa delle Muse, the one that houses the book fund of the poet ...

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ALDO DEL VIGO (1952), SURREALIST PAINTER – The lonely child who did not know the word “art”

Painting surrealist works, inspired by the great portraits of the past Already at the age of two, ALDO DEL VIGO had a pencil in his hand with which he made mysterious hieroglyphs. He is a self-taught painter who lives and works in Sassari. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k38uiQys__E After obtaining a diploma in publishing graphics in Switzerland, in a print shop he met the ...

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ALBERTO MARTINI (1876/1954), ITALIAN SURREALIST PAINTER – The mysteries of life, inside black symbolic evocations

When pictorial activity combines surrealism and verism Born in Oderzo on a November day, ALBERTO MARTINI was an Italian painter, engraver, lithographer, illustrator and graphic designer. That of his father (a naturalist painter and professor of drawing), was an ancient noble family from Treviso. With him he began to paint, thus continuing the family tradition. In 1898 he had stayed ...

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