Flourishes of France: From Avignon to Strasbourg (Travel Photo Art #16) (Paperback)
Long the center of Western culture, France is a dream destination.
This book includes photos of the Notre-Dame Cathedral taken only months before it was badly damaged by fire in April of 2019. Reconstruction will take as much as five years, but readers can view it here in all its glory.
Town centers ringed with stone ramparts. Art festivals that span weeks. Medieval bridges, leafy squares, and fabulous food are accessible and affordable in regional France. From Grand Est to Provence, this vast territory offers natural beauty and peaceful scenery.
Trace the origins of French art through Flemish and Italian painters. Tour castles, Gothic cathedrals, and Baroque buildings free from the city crowds. Read classic works of literature in the towns and villages where the authors lived. Every visit is guaranteed to offer new sights and fresh vistas.
Visit France (including Paris) with Flourishes of France: From Avignon to Strasbourg (a Travel Photo Art book).
In the Travel Photo Art series, traditional tourism panoramas mix with arthouse aesthetics. These slim, passport sized productions are your passport to new perspectives on famous places. Peer around corners and discover a unique way to interact with monuments and memorials you thought you knew.
This popular series includes titles that mix text with the pictures. Books like Notre Dame Cathedral: Our Lady of Paris, featuring photos taken months before the 2019 fire, become keepsakes associated with a specific site. Titles like Lidice Lives and Terezin and Theresienstadt are deeply meaningful for families touched by the Holocaust.
Laine Cunningham, a three-time recipient of The Hackney Award, writes fiction that takes readers around the world. Her debut novel, The Family Made of Dust, is set in the Australian Outback, while Reparation is a novel of the American Great Plains. She is the editor of Sunspot Literary Journal.