France Honours Art Of Cezanne

A century after artist Paul Cezanne's death, France will honor him in 2006 with exhibits and a new guided tour to help art lovers see the arid landscapes of Provence through the painter's eyes. The focal point of commemorations is the southern region of Provence, where Cezanne spent much of his life documenting the ochre cliffs, clustered houses and sunbathed fields, the Culture Ministry said as it launched the "Year of Cezanne." Cezanne is often seen as a father of modern art. For the full story - click the title Irish Art