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Arno Stern online courses

Arno Stern and his team have worked intensively on a completely new form of Arno Stern training program. Namely: ONLINE and WITH SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATION. Arno Stern has reworked the content of his courses and developed new presentations,…

CHARACTERISTICS AND PROPERTIES OF THE FORMULATION

During the restrictive Covid19 period I do not receive visitors in the painting place. Usually it happens actually every week; and I answer many questions that follow the initial impression. It is astonishing to stand between these enveloping…

Words of a Servant

That we are concerned about the future is well founded. Can we accept the fact that the jungle is being cleared to grow fuel crops and that animal species are dying out? We ask ourselves: is it indifferent to some people? Or is this questioning…
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Formulation – proof against racism

Against all racist prejudices, an impressive text just written by Arno Stern : In 1950, my Thursday Academy was located in the attractive district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés, and 150 children came there every week. It was a daily flood of…

No point in crying over the killing of bears, elephants, butterflies

"Don't lament the fact that, in spite of what environmentalists say, certain animal breeds are still being exterminated. There is no point in crying over the killing of bears, elephants, butterflies... We must make it impossible to feel the…
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Arno Stern Classes

At the beginning of my training courses in the practice of the profession of Servant of the Play of Painting, I say to my listeners: "I invite you to a journey to an unknown country that you will discover with amazement and enthusiasm!" I…
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Arno Stern at 96 years old

🎂Bonne Anniversaire cher Arno Stern! Thanks for contributing to a better future on behalf of all kids and adults who participated in #closlieu over the last 70 years! ❤️
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Arno Stern on the first traces of humans

A few weeks ago, Arno Stern invited you to take advantage of the current circumstances to have your children draw. He suggested to do what he himself has been doing for 70 years: offer them a ritual, a framework, a time and an attention on your…
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Keeping To Our Rituals In These Unusual Times

What makes the Painting Play so special and effective is the fact that in itself, it is a ritual. We have all surely felt at some point in our lives how destabilising it is to change a ritual – even the seemingly small ones: the morning coffee,…
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Arno Stern against Coronavirus

A message from Arno Stern: Schools are closed, museums are closed: Parents give their children leaves and a pen and witness the regeneration of their children's spontaneous traces. As long as they do not give them models, outlines to colour…