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Trip to Musée Bonnard, Le Cannet

Another artist who made his home on the French Riviera was Pierre Bonnard (1867-1947), a painter, illustrator, and printmaker, known especially for the stylised, decorative qualities of his paintings and his bold use of colour. He was a founding member of the Post-Impressionist group… Continue Reading “Trip to Musée Bonnard, Le Cannet”

Trip to Musée National Henri Matisse, Nice

The Musée Matisse is part of a vast heritage complex in Cimiez that includes the Roman arenas and ruins, a garden with hundred-years old olive trees, as well as the Cimiez monastery. Henri Matisse (1869 to 1954) is considered by many to be the… Continue Reading “Trip to Musée National Henri Matisse, Nice”

Trip to the Louvre, Abu Dhabi

The second stop on our recent brief trip to Abu Dhabi was the Louvre which was inaugurated in November 2017 by French President Emmanuel Macron and UAE Vice President Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi,  Mohammed bin Zayed… Continue Reading “Trip to the Louvre, Abu Dhabi”