Marseille 2013

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Marseille 2013

Marseille Provence is the European Capital of Culture in 2013.  One of the highlights of the year is the art exhibition called "Le Grand Atelier du Midi" from Cezanne to Matisse at the Musee Granet in Aix en Provence from June 13 to October 13. Simultaneously the Musée des Beaux Arts- Palais Longchamps in Marseille will be hosting from Van Gogh to Bonnard.

Over 200 paintings including works by Monet, Picasso, Renoir, Dali, Braque, Signac, Soutine, Vallotton, Dufy, Camoin, Derain, Manguin, Gauguin, Man Ray et Modigliani who were inspired by the Mediterranean region will be on display. The artwork dates from 1880 to the mid 1960s.

Tickets available online as of January 13, 2013 at www.mp2013.fr and www.fnac.com (click on EN or Bristish Flag for English version on the website on the top left hand side of the page).

The picture of Mont Ste. Victoire above was taken just above Cezanne's atelier or studio.