Arles Magazine

ARLES is a magazine anchored in the territory but open to the world.
It proposes a new perspective, a look from the South to enlighten creativity in the Mediterranean. Its point of view, shifted, non-aligned, even exotic, is the product of a territory both tossed by the gusts of history and confident in the permanence of a plurimillennial humanist heritage.

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You can buy these magazines online on our website or on site at the Offprint bookstore in The Tower (Level -2).

"CULTURE", "NATURE" and "IMPERMANENCE" are the key words of this magazine which wants to be on a human scale and universal in scope.

Arles Magazine #7 - Summer 2023


  • REMEMBER TO DREAM: Artist Carrie Mae Weems speaks with Maja Hoffmann about the uprisings and hopes that inspired The Shape of Things, her major exhibition in the Parc des Ateliers.
  • PEOPLE OF THE RHÔNE:  Aboard her half-boat, half-camper, Anita, photographer Yohanne Lamoulère travelled up the River Rhône, capturing a gentle, scarred land through her lens.
  • THANK YOU, SEMPÉ! Sempé was a humble legend who drew a poetic, optimistic version of France in his seventy-year career.
  • CONSTELLATION: On the occasion of the centennial anniversary of Diane Arbus’s birth, an immersive installation plunges visitors into her haunting corpus, still very much relevant to contemporary photography.
  • ORGANIC ARCHITECTURE: The last of the former railroad workshops has reopened its doors, after being renovated. Le Magasin Électrique is now home to the program Atelier LUMA.


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Available in English and French.

Arles Magazine #6 - Fall 2022

  • Salt and Sky
    Inspired by his Southern roots, Simon Porte Jacquemus is reinventing fashion. A reflection on his remarkable trajectory from the sidelines of his June show at the Camargue salt works. 
  • In Etel Adnan’s Light
    The artist and poet Etel Adnan passed away last year at the age of ninety-six. She was a luminous figure. Her words, colors, and drawings form a bright, universal body of work.
  • The Poet & the Gypsy
    In May 1975, Bob Dylan attended incognito the Gypsy pilgrimage in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. While there, he was captivated by Manitas de Plata’s guitar playing. A look back at this brief, surreal,and little-known encounter.
  • The Park: Year Two
    Landscape artist Bas Smets reflects on the second year of the Parc des Ateliers gardens, including the profusion of new plant life. 
  • Fall/Winter 2022–2023: Program
    Exhibitions, installations, permanent works, and events in the Parc des Ateliers.


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Available in English and French.

Arles Magazine #5 - Summer 2022

  • Freedom at Land’s End
    Beauduc’s last lighthouse keepers: A story of love and friendship in the Camargue.
  • Variation of blackness
    The African American artist Arthur Jafa speaks with Maja Hoffmann about his work and inspirations.
  • Run for Your Life
    An icon of America’s underground comic-book culture, Robert Crumb lives in Sauve, a village in the South of France, with his family of artists.
  • The Height of Paradox
    La Grande-Motte: an experiment in urban planning caught between utopian ideals and mass tourism.
  • Portfolio
    Selected photos from the first James Barnor retrospective in France.

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Available in English and French.

Arles Magazine #4 - Spring 2022

  • Stories of the "Arlesian millefeuille"
    Long-time director of the Rencontres de la photographie, François Hébel tells stories of daily life in suburban buildings or the landscapes of Camargue, illustrated by images of two photographers linked to Arles: Antoine d'Agata and Olivier Metzger.
  • At the top
    At the top of The Tower, the last two floors offer a new perspective on Arles and the Camargue from a contemporary and luminous space, conceived by the designer Konstantin Grcic.
  • The summer of utopias
    A look back at the Pan-African Festival of Algiers in 1969, a unique blend of politics and music, art and struggle that brought together the entire continent but also African-Americans, from the Black Panthers to artists like Archie Shepp or Nina Simone.
  • and also:
    Marseille, the solar vibration in the drawings of Emilie Seto
    The New York writer Lydia Davis tells Arles
    Spring 2022 programme
    Exhibitions & installations in the Parc des Ateliers and The Tower

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Available in English and French.

Arles Magazine #3 - Summer 2021

A special issue for the opening of La Tour and the Parc des Ateliers, Arles magazine #3 recounts in images and words the adventure of a unique project.

A collector's edition to keep in memory of a very special "Summer 21".

In this issue:

NUANCIER The reflections of a poetic architecture 
INTERVIEW Frank Gehry interviewed by Maja Hoffmann
INTERVIEW Landscape designer Bas Smets talks about the creation of the garden.
QUESTIONS / ANSWERS Everything you always wanted to know about LUMA
PORTFOLIO Annie Leibovitz, a photographer's life
STORY The adventure of a monumental tapestry by Rirkrit Tiravanija.
Sketchbook Pablito Zago's studio notebook
And many other subjects...

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Available in English and French.

Arles Magazine #2 - 2019

To be found in issue 2:

  • Martin Parr
  • Le costume d'Arles
  • Rachel Rose
  • Juan Bautista
  • Picasso & Arles
  • La fabrique
  • La tour du Valat
  • Mohamed Bourouissa
  • Jack Pierson
  • Nord-Pinus
  • Camille Vivier

Available in English and French.

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Arles Magazine #1 - 2018


À retrouver dans le numéro 2 :

  • Willem Dafoe & Julian Schnabel
  • Shirana Shahbazi
  • Jorge Pardo
  • Tony Gatlif
  • Alexia Niedzielski & Elizabeth Von Guttman
  • Mark Borthwick
  • Groupe F
  • François Halard
  • Arthur Jafa

Available only in English at the Offprint bookshop.


Exhibitions Ticketing Practical infos Replay of events Guided tours About LUMA About Atelier LUMA


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