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d'Art d'Art - "Le fifre" - Manet View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Manet's The Fife Player was deemed controversial in its day because it depicted an ordinary person, which departed from the traditions of academic portraiture.

Le saviez-vous? - La série "Il était une fois" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia introduces the famous French animated series Il était une fois (Once Upon a Time), which follows a time-traveling family through the high points of human civilization and into the future. We have several episodes available on Yabla, which you can find here, and more coming soon!

La disparition de Saint-Exupéry - Découverte et identification de son avion - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

In part 2 of this video on the disappearance of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, you will find out how the remains of his plane were located and retrieved from the bottom of the sea.

Le saviez-vous? - "Barbara" de Jacques Prévert View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Patricia recites a famous poem by Jacques Prévert called "Barbara." The poem is set in Brest, a town that was devastated by German bombs in the Second World War.

La disparition de Saint-Exupéry - Découverte et identification de son avion - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

In May 2000, Luc Vanrell discovered the P Thirty-Eight Lightning aircraft piloted by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, which was last seen on July 31, 1944. His colleague Philippe Castellano explains how the plane was identified.

Ville de Nice - 75ème anniversaire du livre Le Petit Prince de Saint-Exupéry

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

In 2021, the city of Nice is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the timeless classic The Little Prince by the famous writer and aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who had strong ties with the city.

Vauréal - Denis Lagarde, coutelier View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

After thirty years as a graphic designer, Denis Lagarde decided to switch gears and work in the "completely crazy world" of artisan cutlery, fulfilling a childhood dream.

d'Art d'Art - "Le Char d'Apollon" - Redon View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Learn the history behind Odilon Redon's The Chariot of Apollo, in which the titular god doesn't even appear!

Vauréal - Laurent Azriel, luthier View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Laurent Azriel is a luthier in Vauréal. In this video, he talks about his craft, how he became a luthier, and the demands of his job, which he loves!

Le saviez-vous? - Maxime Duveau expose à Nice View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Maxime Duveau held a solo exhibition at the Espace à Vendre gallery in Nice. The show included large-scale drawings in charcoal based on photos that he took in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Vauréal - Manon Saenko, En Mille Morceaux View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Manon Saenko works her magic on broken objects that she restores to their former glory. She calls herself the "doctor for objects," as she repairs all kinds of ceramics, ranging from family pieces to archaeological artifacts.

d'Art d'Art - "La Dame à la licorne" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this video, find out the significance of the mysterious tapestry La Dame à la licorne (The Lady and the Unicorn). The meaning behind this six-paneled medieval tapestry has eluded scholars for centuries. Let's see how medievalists have made "sense" of it!

Le saviez-vous? - Le duo d'artistes contemporains "We Are the Painters" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France

We Are The Painters is a duo of artists, Nicolas Beaumelle and Aurélien Porte, who rework classical subjects such as landscapes and the Madonna in their experimental approach to painting. Their recent exhibit in Nice was spread over three locations.

Le saviez-vous? - Maude Maris et l'art contemporain View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France None

Maude Maris is a thirty-seven-year-old artist whose work could be described as hyperrealist. She combines photographic impressions with sculpture by layering colors and paint to create a three-dimensional effect.

Le saviez-vous? - L'art contemporain à Nice View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

France None

Bertrand Baraudou manages a contemporary art gallery located in the heart of Nice called Espace à Vendre (Space for Sale). Beautiful paintings are exhibited across three different locations.

d'Art d'Art - "Le téléphone" - Calle View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Sophie Calle's "The Telephone" is a flower-shaped phone booth on Paris's Pont du Garigliano. The work contains a functioning phone, but there's a catch: you can't make calls on it, though you may receive one from Calle herself!

Vauréal - Coryn Wolk, Vitraux View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Coryn Wolk makes exquisite creations out of stained glass. She uses several techniques, such as the lead and Tiffany methods, as well as oven fusion.

Vauréal - Véronique Schneider View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Véronique Schneider is a milliner, or hatmaker, who worked for the Comédie-Française in Paris and then moved to the Cour des Arts in Vauréal to make custom hats that anyone can wear.

d'Art d'Art - "L'asperge" - Manet View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

With The Asparagus, Manet introduced a modern approach to still life by painting a single stalk of asparagus on a table instead of a whole bunch. The painting was also a bit of a joke gift for a patron who'd overpaid for a previous "bunch."

d'Art d'Art - "Sculpture en bas-relief d'un saumon" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this video you will discover what happened to the oldest known representation of a fish in the world. Although carved straight out of a rock, it wasn't entirely safe from unscrupulous hands.

Amal et Caroline - Centre Georges Pompidou View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Caroline and Amal are in front of the Centre Georges Pompidou, a contemporary art museum built by, you guessed it, President Georges Pompidou! Its unusual architectural design created some controversy initially, but it has since become a very popular spot in Paris.

d'Art d'Art - "La liberté guidant le peuple" - Delacroix View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Eugène Delacroix's Liberty Leading the People raised eyebrows when it was first exhibited in 1831. It's still controversial in some places. Find out what irked so many people and why some countries have requested that certain parts of the painting be covered.

d'Art d'Art - "Impression, soleil levant" - Monet View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The Impressionist movement owes its name to Claude Monet's Impression, Sunrise. But the term "impressionist" was originally a slur, coined by a journalist criticizing the movement.

d'Art d'Art - "La petite danseuse de 14 ans" - Degas View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Edgar Degas' Little Fourteen-Year-Old Dancer might look unassuming at first glance, but it's actually an innovative sculpture that caused quite a scandal.

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