Synopses & Reviews
Paris is everyone's favorite city, but most visitors are unaware of the wealth of places in and around the capital and throughout the country where one can see extraordinary, innovative works of art and architecture. This unique handbook provides illuminating discussions of notable museums and galleries, impressive art centers and sculpture parks, new buildings, public artworks, cultural activities, and urban revitalization efforts. It even tells about creatively designed parking garages and art-worthy patisseries. For professionals in the art world, seasoned or first-time travelers, this useful guide is a vital resource.
Published by art-SITES Press and distributed by the University of California Press.
This unique combination of art book and travel guide showcases some of France's most exciting cultural sites. Here in one user-friendly handbook are in-depth commentaries on the country's treasure trove of contemporary museums, galleries and vanguard buildings. 80 illustrations, 20 maps.