Misunderstandings, controversies and scandals of modern and contemporary art

Conference : Misunderstandings, controversies and scandals of modern and contemporary art

A conference by Agnès Ghenassia,

The history of art is strewn with controversies and scandals because the freedom of expression of artists often comes up against the incomprehension and the anger of the public.
If some of these misunderstandings and rejections make people smile a few decades later, others continue today to fuel debates and serve as arguments for detractors of contemporary art, especially in an economic context where scandal sells.

Conference of Wednesday the 5th of October 2021 at 10:30 am

ENTRY FEE MEMBERS : 5€
NON MEMBERS : 7€

The conference will be held at 6MIC (Contemporary Music Hall of the Pays d’Aix), located at the entrance to the new Constance district in Aix-en-Provence, a few hundred meters from the Vasarely Foundation, at the chemin des Aubépines.

6MIC
Salle des Musiques Actuelles du Pays d’Aix

160, rue Pascal Duverger
13090 Aix-en-Provence

plan d'accès au 6MIC

HOW TO GET TO THE 6MIC ?

COMMENT VENIR AU 6MIC ?
160 rue Pascal Duverger, 13090 Aix-en-Provence

Le 6MIC est situé à l’entrée du nouveau quartier de la Constance à Aix-en-Provence, à quelques centaines de mètres de la Fondation Vasarely, au niveau du chemin des Aubépines.

PARKINGS RELAIS
Correspondance avec l’Aixpress (ligne A)
– Parking Lieutenant-colonel Jeanpierre 600 places – Accès
– Parking Krypton 900 places – Accès
– Centre commercial Jas de Bouffan

EN BUS*
Ligne A – Aixpress
> Arrêt Vasarely, puis 600m (10 minutes) puis cheminement piéton chemin des Aubépines
> Arrêt Coq d’Argent, puis cheminement piéton route de Valcros (10 minutes)
* Stationnez dans les parkings relais.
2,20 € ticket de bus A/R pour tous les passagers de la voiture 1/2 tarif pour les étudiants

EN VOITURE
A51 depuis Marseille / Pertuis : sortie Aix-Jas de Bouffan
A8 depuis Nice : direction Gap A51 puis sortie 7 Jas de Bouffan
A8 depuis Avignon, sortie 29 Aix-Ouest, puis suivre « la Constance » / 6MIC.

STATIONNER AU 6MIC
PARKINGS
Suivez la signalétique à l’approche du 6MIC.

– Parking du 6MIC 200 places
– Parking face au 6MIC 170 places
– Parking de la fondation Vasarely 100 places

Conference of the 14th of September at the 6MIC, ART AND FASHION

Art and Fashion, a conference by Agnès Ghenassia

A conference by Agnès Ghenassia,

Fashion, said Yves Saint-Laurent, is ” a profession which is not quite an art, but which needs an artist to exist “. Art and fashion have a lot to share, for example, in the 1960s, the wave of Op Art initiated by Victor Vasarely inspired talented couturiers and helped bring art to the streets.

Moreover, from its inception, Haute Couture has established “ collaborations ” with artists, which continue even today, when the big fashion houses offer visual artists to shake up their traditional image.

By browsing the great fashion movements of the twentieth century, we will also see the role played by major magazines like Harper’s Bazaar in the rapprochement between art and fashion, as well as the role of some great photographers who have helped to change our outlook on fashion. and on beauty.

Finally, while the contemporary trend is to erase the boundaries between the arts, other surprises await us, because the fashion shows have become real performances and fashion also inspires visual artists.

Conference of Tuesday the 14th of September 2021 at 10:30 am at the 6MIC.

ENTRY FEE MEMBERS : 5€
NON MEMBERS : 7€

The conference will be held at 6MIC (Contemporary Music Hall of the Pays d’Aix), located at the entrance to the new Constance district in Aix-en-Provence, a few hundred meters from the Vasarely Foundation, at the chemin des Aubépines.

6MIC
Salle des Musiques Actuelles du Pays d’Aix

160, rue Pascal Duverger
13090 Aix-en-Provence

plan d'accès au 6MIC

HOW TO GET TO THE 6MIC ?

COMMENT VENIR AU 6MIC ?
160 rue Pascal Duverger, 13090 Aix-en-Provence

Le 6MIC est situé à l’entrée du nouveau quartier de la Constance à Aix-en-Provence, à quelques centaines de mètres de la Fondation Vasarely, au niveau du chemin des Aubépines.

PARKINGS RELAIS
Correspondance avec l’Aixpress (ligne A)
– Parking Lieutenant-colonel Jeanpierre 600 places – Accès
– Parking Krypton 900 places – Accès
– Centre commercial Jas de Bouffan

EN BUS*
Ligne A – Aixpress
> Arrêt Vasarely, puis 600m (10 minutes) puis cheminement piéton chemin des Aubépines
> Arrêt Coq d’Argent, puis cheminement piéton route de Valcros (10 minutes)
* Stationnez dans les parkings relais.
2,20 € ticket de bus A/R pour tous les passagers de la voiture 1/2 tarif pour les étudiants

EN VOITURE
A51 depuis Marseille / Pertuis : sortie Aix-Jas de Bouffan
A8 depuis Nice : direction Gap A51 puis sortie 7 Jas de Bouffan
A8 depuis Avignon, sortie 29 Aix-Ouest, puis suivre « la Constance » / 6MIC.

STATIONNER AU 6MIC
PARKINGS
Suivez la signalétique à l’approche du 6MIC.

– Parking du 6MIC 200 places
– Parking face au 6MIC 170 places
– Parking de la fondation Vasarely 100 places

Plastic arts and music, conference of the 29th of June at the 6MIC

Plastic arts and music conference

A conference by Agnès Ghenassia,

Plastic arts and music

With the representation of musicians and instruments, music was initially a formal theme for painters. At the start of the 20th century, it was by relying on music that the pioneers of abstraction took the plunge, and simultaneously, avant-garde composers renewed their language through the confrontation with these painters, highlighting numerous correspondences structural. From the 1950s, it was an open-ended vision of art that the artists of the Fluxus movement imposes, organizing both plastic and musical events, and the very writing of musical scores evolves into “graphic scores”. But above all, they are stories of families and friendships, they are plastic artists and musicians. Musicians painters who have opened up an infinite field of renewal and invention, with a common goal: the expression of emotions.

Conference of Tuesday the 29th of June 2021 at 10:30 am at the 6MIC.

ENTRY FEE MEMBERS : 5€
NON MEMBERS : 7€

The conference will be held at 6MIC (Contemporary Music Hall of the Pays d’Aix), located at the entrance to the new Constance district in Aix-en-Provence, a few hundred meters from the Vasarely Foundation, at the chemin des Aubépines.

6MIC
Salle des Musiques Actuelles du Pays d’Aix

160, rue Pascal Duverger
13090 Aix-en-Provence

plan d'accès au 6MIC

HOW TO GET TO THE 6MIC ?

COMMENT VENIR AU 6MIC ?
160 rue Pascal Duverger, 13090 Aix-en-Provence

Le 6MIC est situé à l’entrée du nouveau quartier de la Constance à Aix-en-Provence, à quelques centaines de mètres de la Fondation Vasarely, au niveau du chemin des Aubépines.

PARKINGS RELAIS
Correspondance avec l’Aixpress (ligne A)
– Parking Lieutenant-colonel Jeanpierre 600 places – Accès
– Parking Krypton 900 places – Accès
– Centre commercial Jas de Bouffan

EN BUS*
Ligne A – Aixpress
> Arrêt Vasarely, puis 600m (10 minutes) puis cheminement piéton chemin des Aubépines
> Arrêt Coq d’Argent, puis cheminement piéton route de Valcros (10 minutes)
* Stationnez dans les parkings relais.
2,20 € ticket de bus A/R pour tous les passagers de la voiture 1/2 tarif pour les étudiants

EN VOITURE
A51 depuis Marseille / Pertuis : sortie Aix-Jas de Bouffan
A8 depuis Nice : direction Gap A51 puis sortie 7 Jas de Bouffan
A8 depuis Avignon, sortie 29 Aix-Ouest, puis suivre « la Constance » / 6MIC.

STATIONNER AU 6MIC
PARKINGS
Suivez la signalétique à l’approche du 6MIC.

– Parking du 6MIC 200 places
– Parking face au 6MIC 170 places
– Parking de la fondation Vasarely 100 places

Art and Advertising, conference of the 25th of May 2021

Conference Art and Advertising

A conference by Agnès Ghenassia,

The traditional pattern is that art creates and the applied arts, of which advertising is a part, follow. But history shows that many overlaps make this received idea more complex and that artists have also sometimes used the language of advertisers.
From the Toulouse-Lautrec posters, which have acquired the status of a work of art, to the most recent misappropriation of iconic works by brands, the relations between art and advertising are rich in exchanges and reciprocal contaminations that will feed our thinking.

Conference of Tuesday the 25th of May 2021 at 10:30 am

ENTRY FEE MEMBERS : 5€
NON MEMBERS : 7€

The conference will be held at 6MIC (Contemporary Music Hall of the Pays d’Aix), located at the entrance to the new Constance district in Aix-en-Provence, a few hundred meters from the Vasarely Foundation, at the chemin des Aubépines.

6MIC
Salle des Musiques Actuelles du Pays d’Aix

160, rue Pascal Duverger
13090 Aix-en-Provence

plan d'accès au 6MIC

HOW TO GET TO THE 6MIC ?

COMMENT VENIR AU 6MIC ?
160 rue Pascal Duverger, 13090 Aix-en-Provence

Le 6MIC est situé à l’entrée du nouveau quartier de la Constance à Aix-en-Provence, à quelques centaines de mètres de la Fondation Vasarely, au niveau du chemin des Aubépines.

PARKINGS RELAIS
Correspondance avec l’Aixpress (ligne A)
– Parking Lieutenant-colonel Jeanpierre 600 places – Accès
– Parking Krypton 900 places – Accès
– Centre commercial Jas de Bouffan

EN BUS*
Ligne A – Aixpress
> Arrêt Vasarely, puis 600m (10 minutes) puis cheminement piéton chemin des Aubépines
> Arrêt Coq d’Argent, puis cheminement piéton route de Valcros (10 minutes)
* Stationnez dans les parkings relais.
2,20 € ticket de bus A/R pour tous les passagers de la voiture 1/2 tarif pour les étudiants

EN VOITURE
A51 depuis Marseille / Pertuis : sortie Aix-Jas de Bouffan
A8 depuis Nice : direction Gap A51 puis sortie 7 Jas de Bouffan
A8 depuis Avignon, sortie 29 Aix-Ouest, puis suivre « la Constance » / 6MIC.

STATIONNER AU 6MIC
PARKINGS
Suivez la signalétique à l’approche du 6MIC.

– Parking du 6MIC 200 places
– Parking face au 6MIC 170 places
– Parking de la fondation Vasarely 100 places

Hundertwasser, art serving the environmental cause, 3rd of October 2020 at 10:30pm

Hundertwasser, art serving the environmental cause

A conference by Agnès Ghenassia,

Painter, architect, committed artist, nonconformist and great traveler, Hundertwasser (1928-2000) was an avant-garde environmentalist in love with the democratization of beauty and a pioneer of humanist architecture.
We will see how this commitment was manifested in his work, which today can be a source of inspiration for generations of green builders.

Tuesday 3rd of October 2020 at 10:30 am

ENTRY FEE MEMBERS : 5€
NON MEMBERS : 7€

The conference will be held at 6MIC (Contemporary Music Hall of the Pays d’Aix), located at the entrance to the new Constance district in Aix-en-Provence, a few hundred meters from the Vasarely Foundation, at the chemin des Aubépines.

6MIC
Salle des Musiques Actuelles du Pays d’Aix

160, rue Pascal Duverger
13090 Aix-en-Provence

plan d'accès au 6MIC

HOW TO GET TO THE 6MIC ?

COMMENT VENIR AU 6MIC ?
160 rue Pascal Duverger, 13090 Aix-en-Provence

Le 6MIC est situé à l’entrée du nouveau quartier de la Constance à Aix-en-Provence, à quelques centaines de mètres de la Fondation Vasarely, au niveau du chemin des Aubépines.

PARKINGS RELAIS
Correspondance avec l’Aixpress (ligne A)
– Parking Lieutenant-colonel Jeanpierre 600 places – Accès
– Parking Krypton 900 places – Accès
– Centre commercial Jas de Bouffan

EN BUS*
Ligne A – Aixpress
> Arrêt Vasarely, puis 600m (10 minutes) puis cheminement piéton chemin des Aubépines
> Arrêt Coq d’Argent, puis cheminement piéton route de Valcros (10 minutes)
* Stationnez dans les parkings relais.
2,20 € ticket de bus A/R pour tous les passagers de la voiture 1/2 tarif pour les étudiants

EN VOITURE
A51 depuis Marseille / Pertuis : sortie Aix-Jas de Bouffan
A8 depuis Nice : direction Gap A51 puis sortie 7 Jas de Bouffan
A8 depuis Avignon, sortie 29 Aix-Ouest, puis suivre « la Constance » / 6MIC.

STATIONNER AU 6MIC
PARKINGS
Suivez la signalétique à l’approche du 6MIC.

– Parking du 6MIC 200 places
– Parking face au 6MIC 170 places
– Parking de la fondation Vasarely 100 places

Beaches and Bathers in contemporary and modern art, 22nd of Septembre 2020 at 10:30 am

Beaches and Bathers in contemporary and modern art

A conference by Agnès Ghenassia

Since fashion for sea bathing which developed in the middle of the 19th century, a number of painters have dealt with the theme of the beach, sometimes privileged its luminous atmospheres, sometimes its social dimension.
Enigmatic, Cézanne’s bathers are timeless. Troubling, those of Picasso accompany each of his stylistic breaks. Exploring this theme to its contemporary interpretations will allow us to extend the pleasures of summer into September.

Tuesday, September the 22nd 2020 at 10:30 am

ENTRY FEE MEMBERS : 5€
NON MEMBERS : 7€

The conference will be held at 6MIC (Contemporary Music Hall of the Pays d’Aix), located at the entrance to the new Constance district in Aix-en-Provence, a few hundred meters from the Vasarely Foundation, at the chemin des Aubépines.

6MIC
Contemporary Music Hall of the Pays d’Aix
160, rue Pascal Duverger
13090 Aix-en-Provence