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Abstract

This paper will examine the exhibition À propos de Nice catalogue (Centre Georges Pompidou, 1977) as a model of intertwining cords of regional, national, international and ethnic links in relation to the distinctive artistic practices in the region, which are firmly linked to geography and history of place. Thirty-five years after this publication, the choice of maps appears prescient on the part of Ben Vautier. With the locale’s strong affiliation with Mediterranean culture, a history of cultural diversity, and a legacy of international tourism, the French Riviera is an exemplary case study of the complexities of defining this cultural space in relation to current national, transnational, and global models.

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