Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Jean Cocteau in the Valley of Hell

The Quarries of Lights, just outside Les Baux de Provence, are one of the region's most popular tourist attractions with their spectacular son et lumière shows. But back in 1960 they - and the surrounding Valley of Hell - hosted a very different artistic project, Jean Cocteau's poetic fantasy Le Testament d'Orphée. A current show in Les Baux de Provence features the work of the photographer Lucien Clergue who collaborated with Cocteau to record the shoot. Click here to read more

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