Synopses & Reviews
Guy Buffet is one of America's most popular artists. Born is Paris, he first visited Hawaii in 1963 as an official artist of the French Navy. He returned a year later and now lives on the isle of Maui. This is the first book to cover the full range of Buffet's work. It features paintings from Hawaii and France, as well as other locations such as Tahiti and California. There is also a section devoted to the paintings and sculptures he created for the Bicentennial of the French Revolution in 1989. Buffet, who grew up working in his family's Paris restaurant, is also known for his paintings celebrating the good life surrounded by food and wine. Included here are paintings from his ongoing series on the great restaurants and cafes of France.