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Arles

 (ärlz, ärl)
1. A medieval kingdom of eastern and southeast France. It was formed in 933 and gradually split up after 1246.
2. A city of south-central France on the Rhone River delta. A flourishing city in Roman times, it is the site of many ancient remains, including a Roman cemetery and an arena built in the first century ad.

Arles

(ɑːlz; French arl)
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1. (Placename) a city in SE France, on the Rhône: Roman amphitheatre. Pop: 53 058 (2006)
2. (Placename) Kingdom of Arles a kingdom in SE France which had dissolved by 1378: known as the Kingdom of Burgundy until about 1200
3. (Historical Terms) Kingdom of Arles a kingdom in SE France which had dissolved by 1378: known as the Kingdom of Burgundy until about 1200

Arles

(ɑrl)

n.
a city in SE France, on the Rhone River. 50,345.
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NEW YORK, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the launch of a new grant in documentary film, The Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for Documentary Photography & Film announced today their first photography exhibition to take place during the world's biggest festival - Les Rencontres d'Arles - at Galerie Huit in Arles, France, and later in the year at Ikono gallery in Brussels, Belgium.
But it isn't the public alone who have privileged van Gogh's late period: In the catalogue for a 1984 show at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, for example, curator Ronald Pickvance described the artist's time in Arles, France (in 1888 and 1889) as "the zenith, the climax, the greatest flowering of van Gogh's decade of artistic activity.
DAY 3 Salze D'Oulx, Italy, to Arles, France, 11 hours in the car "This was a slightly easier day because it wasn't as mountainous heading down to the south of France.
THE STORY: In July 1890 in Arles, France, Vincent van Gogh, soon after painting Wheat Field with Crows, went out into a wheat field and shot himself.
We discuss how Vincent picked sunflowers at his countryside home in Arles, France, and would paint them all day, oftentimes until they got droopy.
The original oil painting is one of Van Gogh's best-known pieces, and was painted in Arles, France, in 1888.
Laure Favre Kahn was born in 1976 in Arles, France.
Van Gogh's first psychotic break occurred at age 35 in Arles, France, following a rife with Paul Gauguin, with whom he had been living for less than a year.