L’Art Moderne et le Sacré

Aix-en-Provence - Historique - Thursday 9 December 2021 at 10.30 am.

Les origines de l'art, dans toutes les cultures, sont profondément liées aux dieux ou à Dieu.

Qu'en est-il de ce rapport au sacré dans le contexte désenchanté de l'art moderne et contemporain ? les artistes doivent inventer de nouvelles formes de commerce avec l'invisible, avec l'idée même de transcendance.

Quelles traces subsistent de la connivence avec la religion qui avait porté l'art depuis des siècles ?

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Information provided by Office de Tourisme d'Aix en Provence

  • Address

    6MIC
    160, rue Pascal Duverger
    13090 Aix-en-Provence

  • Organiser

    Association Les Amis de la fondation de Vasarely

Where to stay

Ibis Aix en Provence
Hotel

Ibis Aix en Provence

Aix-en-Provence

Just 1.2 mi (2 km) from Aix-en-Provence city center and 12.4 mi (20 km) from Aix TGV train station, the ibis Aix en Provence hotel is ideally located for tourism, business and sporting trips. It features a Nomad restaurant, opened in April 2015, and offers 124 rooms with Sweet Bed by ibis…

Le Mozart
Hotel

Le Mozart

Aix-en-Provence

This attractive guest establishment teeming with Provençal charm, oleander, terraces and parasols, is an open invitation to extend summer and holidays. With its ideal location in town, Le Mozart is the perfect starting point to set out on a discovery tour of Old Aix (free outside parking,…

Le Mazet
Holiday rental

Le Mazet

Aix-en-Provence

Décoration soignée. Pièce principale avec 1 canapé lit bateau /2 pers (2X80X190), kitchenette et espace nuit avec 1 lit/2 pers. Salle d'eau avec WC. Terrasse donnant sur 1 jardinet de 70 m² avec mobilier de jardin. Barbecue. Stationnement intérieur clos avec portail automatique. Connexion…

Manuel
Holiday rental

Manuel

Aix-en-Provence

Logement temporaire : transition professionnelle, formation, tourisme... Appartement calme situé dans le centre-ville à 3 minutes de la place des Prêcheurs et à 5 minutes à pied du Cour Mirabeau avec ses bars et ses brasseries. Ce logement propose une cuisine équipée (machine à laver,…

Hôtel La Caravelle
Hotel

Hôtel La Caravelle

Aix-en-Provence

In Aix town centre welcome to the 2-star La Caravelle Hotel in the Mazarin district, a step or two away from the historic town centre, from Cours Mirabeau, the Granet Museum and the Caumont Art Centre. Our charm-filled hotel with its pure and simple decoration has 30 rooms and a light-filled…

Villa Sheng An
Holiday rental

Villa Sheng An

Aix-en-Provence

"Sauzet" 240m2 architect's house. Large south-facing living room with French windows and panoramic views of Aix-en-Provence. Unwind in 4 air-conditioned master suites. Mezzanine, 4500m2 of grounds with football pitch, 12 x 5m pool. Large terrace with barbecue, garden furniture and outdoor table.…

Arc en Ciel
Campsite

Arc en Ciel

Aix-en-Provence

Enjoy a stay at a traditional family campsite, with no rented accommodation, for one night or a longer stay so you can visit Aix-en-Provence and the region. The campsite is 2 km from the centre of Aix-en-Provence. There are 55 campsite pitches in the sunshine or the shade for caravans, tents…

Le Mas d'Entremont
Hotel

Le Mas d'Entremont

Aix-en-Provence

Located on the hills of Aix en Provence, this charming 4 stars hotel with gastronomic restaurant offers you 6 suites, 2 apartments and 12 rooms, all with private terrace. Our gorgeous garden of one and a half hectare with ornamental lake, pond, fountains, water lily, antic columns gives the…

Villa Saint-Ange
Hotel

Villa Saint-Ange

Aix-en-Provence

Villa Saint Ange is an exclusive 8,000 m2 private property open year round and located in the centre of Aix-en-Provence. This luxury hotel has pending 5-star status. The opening is planned for July 2019. The hotel is located just a few minutes from Cours Mirabeau, Quartier Mazarin and unmissable…

Things to do

Mazarin District
Cultural place

Mazarin District

Aix-en-Provence

This grid-pattern district was designed in the 17th century by Archbishop Mazarin, the Cardinal's brother. It was a "luxury housing estate" for members of Parliament and the bourgeoisie of the period, arranged around two main roads: rue Cardinale and rue du 4 Septembre. Rue Cardinale: its name…

Pavillon Noir
Cultural place

Pavillon Noir

Aix-en-Provence

Le Pavillon Noir is a place where you can do the following all year: - watch shows by Angelin Preljocaj and guest theatre companies - have a drink with a choreographer during Apéro-danse - attend a guided tour of Le Pavillon Noir - watch public rehearsals, dance videos and open studio…

Cezanne cinema
Cultural place

Cezanne cinema

Aix-en-Provence

Cinéma Le Cézanne provides 1539 seats and 9 screens for the general public. Disabled facilities: all screens have induction loops for the hard of hearing and 3 screens (n° 3, 4 et 5) have wheelchair access via the lift. Films in French (VF) and original version (VO). Special screenings…

Kaporal
Fashion / shopping

Kaporal

Aix-en-Provence

Ready-to-wear for women, and ready-to-wear for men.

Mr. Chou
Craftsman / producer

Mr. Chou

Aix-en-Provence

Mr. Chou's shop at the top of Cours Sextius is a Bakery-Workshop-Tearoom specialising in chou buns. The eatery serves food throughout the day to eat in or take away with all kinds of chou buns: savoury, sweet, hot and even extra large! When it comes to sweet treats, Monsieur Chou has a wide…

Kitch
Fashion / shopping

Kitch

Aix-en-Provence

La boutique Kitch est une institution aixoise située au coeur de la ville, à deux pas de la place Richelme. La décoration atypique et moderne met en évidence le travail de nombreux créateurs dont la liste évolue au fil des saisons. Le conseil très personnalisé de l'équipe vous permettra…

Le cours Mirabeau and its fountains
Cultural place

Le cours Mirabeau and its fountains

Aix-en-Provence

440 metres long and 42 metres wide, Cours Mirabeau links the Mazarin district to the south with the old market town to the north. Today it is one of the busiest and most lively places in Aix en Provence. With its plane trees, fountains and cafes, the Cours is extremely popular with tourists…

Adams
Nautical leisure

Adams

Aix-en-Provence

Permanence au local le vendredi soir à 19h45 Entraînement à la piscine du Centre Universitaire 35, av. Jules Ferry le jeudi de 20h à 21h30. Sorties en mer toute l'année. Formation, exploration, baptême. L'association possède son propre bateau, l'ADAMSIA, basé au port de…

Le Ruban Vert - galerie et théâtre
Cultural place

Le Ruban Vert - galerie et théâtre

Aix-en-Provence

Two places in one spot dedicated to all forms of creations: - Gallery exhibitions, temporary boutique , artists' studios - Theater : concerts, shows, children birthdays, company, theater class and workshops. Room rental for events, seminars and meetings.

Where to eat

Ze Kitchen
Restaurants à emporter

Ze Kitchen

Aix-en-Provence

At Ze Kitchen, The vegetables are picked from local vegetable gardeners. Chips are made out of ""Bintje"" potatoes and twice cooked. Meat is 100% French. Wine is selected by a wine merchant after tasting. Dishes are made in an open kitchen with love and passion. Ze Kitchen's diners have their…

Club sandwiches
Restaurants à emporter

Club sandwiches

Aix-en-Provence

Original and delicious specialities of the Club sandwiches, pastas, soups, home-made desserts

Chez Bodus
Restaurants à emporter

Chez Bodus

Aix-en-Provence

Chez Bodus is situated close to Place Prêcheurs, Place Verdun and the Cours Mirabeau. The burger bar specialises in Aubrac meat (a French breed). It can be enjoyed minced in a burger or finely sliced in a tray with French fries and salad. The burger buns are made by an artisan baker and the…

La Brocherie
Cuisine de Provence

La Brocherie

Aix-en-Provence

With a magnificent fireplace, La Brocherie restaurant serves lunchtime and evening formulas, unlimited starter buffets and many wood-fire grilled dishes.

Restaurant Les Inséparables
Food guide restaurant

Restaurant Les Inséparables

Aix-en-Provence

Mathieu (Responsable de salle/co-gérant) quant à lui sera là pour vous accueillir et tout faire pour que le moment passé avec l‘équipe “Les Inséparables” ne soit que plaisir. Christophe, Mathias et Mathieu partagent cette envie d'être acteur pour la planète et privilégient des…

Le Splendid
Restaurants à emporter

Le Splendid

Aix-en-Provence

Bar-Restaurant

Les petits plats de Trinidad
Restaurants à emporter

Les petits plats de Trinidad

Aix-en-Provence

How about tasting homemade dishes paired with a delicious wine in a cozy atmosphere? Then the restaurant Les petits plats de Trinidad is for you! The dishes change daily with the products market and the service is very pleasant. Lunch only. This restaurant is also a tea room.

Le Tuyau
Restaurants à emporter

Le Tuyau

Aix-en-Provence

Le Tuyau is a restaurant specialised in Latte Art and sweet and savoury open sandwiches in the historic heart of Aix-en-Provence. The managers, Bénédicte and Victor, came up with the concept after visiting New Zealand and Australia, where coffee culture is highly developed. At Le Tuyau, only…

Les terrasses du Sun
Restaurants à emporter

Les terrasses du Sun

Aix-en-Provence

Le Sun is a restaurant serving classic dishes in a sports complex with a pool, car park and sports facilities. Near the Les Milles area.