“Women of Provence & the Mediterranean”: An Exhibition at the Regards de Provence Museum

Until May 4, 2014, the Regards de Provence Museum in Marseille celebrates women in their everyday life. For the duration of the exhibition, "Women of Provence & the Mediterranean” offers a two-pronged journey, highlighting both visual arts and writing.
By Justine Fiordelli

Paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs... The first part of the exhibition “Women in Provence and the Mediterranean” presents nearly 70 works devoted to the distinctive daily life of women from Provence, from the nineteenth century to the present day. By turns shepherd, washerwoman (Mayan), drawer of water (Monticelli), grape picker (Montenard) or fishmonger (Verdilhan), women are represented with precision and in all of their forms.

In addition to these works are nudes painted by great artists including Delacroix, Dali, Monticelli, Gable, Marchand, Cousturier or Leydet. But the program does not stop there! If visual arts compose the major part of the exhibition, another approach based around words is also presented.

You will discover extracts from novels, essays and poems, but also personal stories about women. All this in a “bonus” section to be enjoyed independently from the rest of the works and which offers an extra dimension – much more extensive and in-depth – to the exhibition. In short, it’s a rich and exciting program!

Exposition Femmes en Provence et en Méditerranée
Musée Regards de Provence
Allée Regards de Provence - Avenue Vaudoyer
13002 Marseille
Tel: +33 (0)4 96 17 40 40
www.museeregardsdeprovence.com
“Women of Provence & the Mediterranean”: An Exhibition at the Regards de Provence Museum
“Women of Provence & the Mediterranean” : An Exhibition at the Regards de Provence Museum
Salvador Dali, The Dream, 1939, Gouache on canvas 40 x 56 cm.
Regards de Provence Foundation
“Women of Provence & the Mediterranean”: An Exhibition at the Regards de Provence Museum
“Women of Provence & the Mediterranean” : An Exhibition at the Regards de Provence Museum
David Dellepiane, The Four Seasons, Oil on canvas 189 x 120 cm.
Regards de Provence Foundation

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