2021 Année Napoléon > Aix-en-Œuvres (association)
The Aix-en-Œuvres association, under the patronage of the French Minister of Culture and Communication, will propose a reading of Napoleon’s love letters to Josephine by the actor Samuel Labarthe, as part of the 15th Flâneries d’art contemporain in the gardens of Aix on 26 June 2021. This event has received financial support from the Fondation Napoléon.
See the website of Aix-en-Œuvres (French) for details.
Updated on 28 April 2021.
Lectures > Letters from Napoleon to Josephine, read by Samuel Labarthe
26 June 2021 – 5.30 – Patio des Oblats, Aix-en Provence
Patio des Oblats
54, cours Mirabeau
13100 Aix-en-Provence, France
► See the programme of the Flâneries d’art contemporain dans les jardins aixois 2021 26 and 27 June 2021
► Download the leaflet of the contemporary art walk in the gardens of Aix-en-Provence 2021
A word from the president
“The Aix-en-Œuvres association was created in 2002 in order to give to the town of Aix the Statue of Paul Cézanne, for the 100th anniversary of the painter’s death in 2006. Then I had the idea of creating the Flâneries d’art contemporain in the gardens of Aix. I wanted to open up private gardens in the centre of Aix, as a way to showcase private heritage and also present painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, installations, jewellery, perfumes, and then dance, literature, opera, music and actors saying texts to make art accessible to all, free of charge. The public comes in very, very large numbers and is very happy because it is is keen to discover Art and Music, and moreover to enjoy artistic conviviality. ”
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PrEsentation OF THE ASOCIATION Aix-en-Œuvres
Aix-en-Œuvres, an association chaired by Andréa Ferréol and placed under the patronage of the Minister of Culture and Communication, presents the Flâneries d’Art Contemporain. Since their creation, these art events have welcomed 165,000 visitors and over 225 artists and actors from France and Europe.
Discover more on the website of Aix-en-Œuvres (expected to be updated on 7 and 8 May 2021)