Signs of France
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The signs of France are a gateway into a country proud of its artistic heritage—a past that reveals itself in every nuance of daily life.
Steven Rothfeld has been recording these images for decades, capturing the milky cornflower blues and faded yellows, the hand-lettered, the neatly printed, even signs made from blown glass and wooden carvings. Their uniqueness and the beauty and sensibility of these signs reflect the visual sense of identity that is France. Rothfeld's gallery is accompanied by acclaimed author André Aciman's text, transporting the reader fully to another world.
Artisan, 9781579651701, 92pp.
Publication Date: May 1, 2001
About the Author
André Aciman is the acclaimed author of Out of Egypt and False Papers. He is a frequent contributor to The New Yorker.
Steven Rothfeld has been a contributing photographer for European Travel & Life and a contributor to Bon Appetit and Travel & Leisure. Besides his own French Dreams, he is the photographer for such books as Entrez, and Patricia Wells's Trattoria. He is also the photographer for the 365 Days in France Picture-a-Day calendar with text by Patricia Wells, and the 365 Days in Italy Picture-a-Day calendar with text by Patricia Schultz.