Bernar Venet at the Regards de Provence Museum

Until October 6, the Regards de Provence Museum in Marseille dedicates two exhibitions to a local boy, the internationally renowned artist Bernar Venet. The exhibition is part of the Marseille 2013, European Capital of Culture program, and is not to be missed!
By Angélique Jurquet

Born in Château-Arnoux-Saint-Auban, a village located in the Alps of Haute Provence, Bernar Venet is a French visual artist famous notably for his steel sculptures. In the context of the Marseille 2013, European Capital of Culture program, the Regards de Provence Museum dedicates two exhibitions to him until next October 6.

The first exhibition is dedicated to the works of Bernar Venet created between 1961 and 1966, a period during which this brilliant artist-sculptor, now resident of the United States, lived in Provence. Painted cardboard, tar paintings, coal sculptures; black largely dominates this first collection.

The most famous works of this internationally-renowned and visionary artist make up the second exhibition dedicated to Bernar Venet in the Marseille museum, and notably his “Indeterminate Lines,” truly characteristic of his artistic style.

Discover
Musée Regards de Provence
Allée Regards de Provence
Rue Vaudoyer
13002 Marseille
Bernar Venet exhibition
Until 6 October
Open daily from 10am to 6pm; late-night opening Friday until 9pm.
Cost: 6 Euros

Bernar Venet at the Regards de Provence Museum
Exposition Bernar Venet at the Regards de Provence Museum
Bernar Venet, a wonderful French artist
Photographies Musée Regards de Provence
Bernar Venet at the Regards de Provence Museum
Exposition Bernar Venet at the Regards de Provence Museum
"Lignes indéterminées"
Photographies Musée Regards de Provence
Bernar Venet at the Regards de Provence Museum
Exposition Bernar Venet at the Regards de Provence Museum
The first exhibtion is dedicated to Bernar Venet's work produced between 1961 and 1966.
Photographies Musée Regards de Provence

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