Raoul Dufy — A Passion for Color

Raoul Dufy — A Passion for Color

A recently inaugurated exhibition at the Hôtel de Caumont – Art Center in Aix-en-Provence introduces the work of French painter Raoul Dufy (1877 – 1953). Through more than ninety pieces from French and international public and private collections, it reveals the artist’s virtuosity in a wide variety of techniques, from oils to watercolor, drawing, engraving and ceramics.

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A Canary Islands Winter Escape – Tenerife

A Canary Islands Winter Escape – Tenerife

Along with dramatic volcanic scenery and gorgeous sandy beaches, Tenerife, the largest island of Spain’s Canary archipelago, boasts one of the very best climates on the planet, making it a favorite sub-tropical escape for winter-weary Europeans.

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The Museum of Paris History— Musee Carnavalet

The Museum of Paris History— Musee Carnavalet

Recently reopen after extensive renovations, the Musée Carnavalet – Histoire de Paris is the history museum of the city and its people from the Mesolithic times to the present. Although often overlooked by tourists, it is well worth a visit.

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In and around Palermo – The Great Byzantine Mosaics of Sicily

In and around Palermo – The Great Byzantine Mosaics of Sicily

Commissioned during the 12th century by Sicily’s Norman rulers and largely the work of Greek mosaicists brought to Sicily from Constantinople, some of the most breathtaking examples of Byzantine mosaics in the world decorate the churches and cathedrals in and around Palermo.

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Archeological Journey in Western Sicily — Agrigento

Archeological Journey in Western Sicily — Agrigento

Once known to the Greeks as Akragas, Agrigento was founded around 580 BC by settlers from Rhodes and Crete, and soon became one of the preeminent cities of the Hellenic world. The memories of its grandeur can still be found today in The Valley of the Temples.

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I was barely in my teens when travel became a driving force in my life. Now as a travel writer and photographer, I have visited over 45 countries in some of the most photogenic corners of the planet, taking tens of thousands of pictures along the way. With my work, I thrive to capture the natural… and cultural uniqueness of each area I visit. Get to know me better…

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