3 Events to See Now in the South of France

 
3 Events to See Now in the South of France

What could be more inspiring than drinking up some art under the sun?

CALDER IN RODEZ

As part of the Pompidou Centre’s 40th anniversary celebrations, the Musée Soulages in Rodez, north of Toulouse, hosts 80 works by Alexander Calder – one of the greatest sculptors of the 20th century.

Until October 29. Website: musee-soulages.rodezagglo.fr

GIACOMETTI IN NICE

The first ever Giacometti exhibition in Nice, the show focuses on his later work and explores the sunset years of the ground-breaking sculptor, from 1960 to 1965.

Until October 15. Website: galerielympia.departement06.fr

Grande femme I, 1960 Bronze, 272 x 35 x 54 cm. Collection Fondation Giacometti, Paris © Succession Giacometti (Fondation Giacometti + ADAGP) Paris, 2017

RENCONTRES D’ARLES

Every year the sunny city of Arles plays host to a constellation of 40 exhibitions in a huge celebration of photography lasting all summer. The cutting-edge work of 250 established and emerging artists draws international crowds.

Until September 24. Website: www.rencontres-arles.com

From France Today magazine

Rencontre d’Arles. Photo: KARLHEINZ WEINBERGER. COURTESY OF ESTHER WOERDEHOFF

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Sylvia Edwards Davis is a writer and correspondent based in France with a focus on business and culture. A member of the France Media editorial team, Sylvia scans the cultural landscape to bring you the most relevant highlights on current events, art exhibitions, museums and festivals.