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  1. 07 Aug
    Wed / 2013
    Announcing the 2013 Summer/Fall Brown Foundation Fellows at the Dora Maar House

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  2. 19 Oct
    Fri / 2012
    One of our current residents at the Dora Maar House, Anne Vilsbøll is a Danish painter, author and curator. While at the Dora Maar House, Vilsbøll continues to work on her series of paintings “Les Doyennes and Les Doyens de Provence,” portraits of people between 80-100 years old. As she searches out, meets and talks with some of the oldest citizens of the village, she returns to Dora Maar full of awe and enthusiasm....

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  3. 13 Aug
    Mon / 2012
    Once upon a time, in Provence, the best one could hope for was a peaceful death. An easy death was rare; violent, painful ways to die were many . . . thus La Mort de Saint Joseph (“The Happy Death of Saint Joseph”) became a favorite theme for Provençal painters.

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  4. 16 Apr
    Mon / 2012
    My teenage daughter, Sophie, tells me that the hip dismissive remark these days among cool East Coast city kids is: “That’s so Postmodern!” We discussed this phrase while taking “the art and architecture walk” with two Dora Maar fellows, Brian Chikwava and Andria Derstine, at the Château la Coste outside of Aix-en-Provence.

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  5. 27 Mar
    Tue / 2012
    Last fall, Jane Boyd created a site-specific installation in one of the gallery-caves on the ground floor of the Dora Maar House.  She titled her work "Vacant Possession; Portrait of a Village 2011.” The installation involved 70 mirrors and was made possible through generous support of the villagers of Ménerbes who lent their mirrors for the occasion. Jane has written about her experience of being a Brown Foundation Fellow at Dora Maar. Absence and Presence The Fellowship...

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