Flowers in modern and contemporary art

Flowers in modern and contemporary art

Conference by Agnès Ghenassia

For centuries, the representation of flowers in painting was endowed with a precise symbolic charge.
The Impressionists ended this tradition by looking at flowers for what they are, a manifestation of the beauty of the world. A few modern artists have devoted themselves to it, but it is especially among contemporary ones, freed from the dictates of “modernism”, that flowers are once again the object of strong and unique practices.
So, a few days before Valentine’s Day, this conference will offer you a cheerful bouquet! (or rich and varied, as you prefer)

Conference on Tuesday the 8th of February 2022 à 10h30

ENTRY FEE FOR MEMBERS : 5€
NON MEMBERS : 7€

The conference will be held at the 6MIC (Salle des Musiques Actuelles du 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 level of the chemin des Aubépines.

6MIC
Salle des Musiques Actuelles du Pays d’Aix

160, rue Pascal Duverger
13090 Aix-en-Provence

David Hockney, solar painter, conference on Tuesday January 11, 2022 at the 6MIC

David Hockney, peintre solaire

Conference by Agnès Ghenassia

Faithful to his pungent palette, David Hockney has practiced oil painting, acrylic painting, photography, polaroids, computers and the iPad to explore various themes (portraits, family scenes, swimming pools, landscapes) and question, with the freshness that characterises it, the entire history of painting.
Exhibited at the Orangerie des Tuileries until February 14, its hedonistic and charming landscapes of Normandy appeal to all audiences.

Conference on Tuesday January 11 2022 at 10:30 am

ENTRY FEE FOR MEMBERS : 5€
NON MEMBERS : 7€

The conference will be held at the 6MIC (Salle des Musiques Actuelles du 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 level of the chemin des Aubépines.

6MIC
Salle des Musiques Actuelles du Pays d’Aix

160, rue Pascal Duverger
13090 Aix-en-Provence

David Hockney : The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020 - Royal Academy of Arts, 23 mai - 26 septembre 2021.

Modern art and the sacred, conference of Thursday 9th of December 2021 at the 6MIC

Modern art and the sacred, conference of Thursday the 9th of December 2021

A conference by Agnès Ghenassia

The origins of art, in all cultures, are deeply linked to gods or to God.
What about this relationship to the sacred in the disenchanted context of modern and contemporary art? artists must invent new forms of trade with the invisible, with the very idea of ​​transcendence.
What traces remain of the connivance with the religion which had carried art for centuries?

Conference of Thursday the 9th od December 2021 at 10:30 am

ENTRY FEE FOR MEMBERS : 5€
NON MEMBERS : 7€

The conference will be held at the 6MIC (Salle des Musiques Actuelles du 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 level of the chemin des Aubépines.

6MIC
Salle des Musiques Actuelles du Pays d’Aix

160, rue Pascal Duverger
13090 Aix-en-Provence

Dance and the plastic arts, the 16th of November at 10:30 am

Conference: Dance and the plastic arts

A conference by Agnès Ghenassia,

Modernity gave birth to “free dance”, which profoundly changed for painters and sculptors the way of representing the body. Common research on movement; light and sound then brought together choreographers and visual artists around the 1950s. Finally, the common desire to bring art closer to life brings together contemporary dance and the art of performance. Contemporary designers feed off these mutual influences.

Conference of Tuesday the 16th of November 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

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