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Art Hiding in Paris
An Illustrated Guide to the Secret Masterpieces of the City of Light
By Lori Zimmer
Illustrated by Maria Krasinski
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- ebook $11.99 $15.99 CAD
- Hardcover $24.00 $30.00 CAD
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Paris is the city of light, the city of love, and the city of more art than you could possibly explore in a lifetime—and not just in museums. Tucked away in tree-lined parks, preserved in world class restaurants, emblazoned on Metro station walls, and hidden in the most unexpected places are masterpieces worthy of the Louvre, if you know where to look!
In this whimsically illustrated celebration of Parisian art and artists, author and curator Lori Zimmer highlights more than 100 treasures. From the gorgeous remnants of the Art Nouveau era to the homes of some of the world's most influential artists—including Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, and more—to an introduction to the modern masters of urban art, there are endless riches to be explored. Discover art that was hidden for decades inside cafes, shops and even a Belle Époque brothel! Paris will surprise you.
Illustrated by artist Maria Krasinski, this book provides curated itineraries for dreaming up your next urban exploration, and is perfect for displaying on any art lover's shelf.
- "Author Lori Zimmer and illustrator Maria Krasinski show how art has so permeated Paris that works of beauty and invention can be found beyond and between the expected places...Zimmer's informative, accessible text and Krasinski's charmingly detailed illustrations cover more than 100 spots, many of them free to visit and all connected to or created by great artists of the past or their modern-day successors."—Zac Thompson, Frommer's
- On Sale
- Nov 29, 2022
- Page Count
- 272 pages
- Running Press