This iconoclastic work aims at teaching us how to look at Art.
As strange as it may seem, not one visitor of the Louvre walks around a statue from back to front! Yet these sculptures do have curves and rumps that may seldom be seen in ordinary life. Joëlle Jolivet who is frequently in demand from major publishers has drawn these sculptures.
Bruno de Baecque is a professional onlooker and the inventor of a «how to look at art works in a museum» method. He suggests angles of vision and new keys for a visual approach resulting in a totally new troubling, moving and thrilling museum visit.
Joëlle Jolivet was born in Charenton in 1965 and now lives near Paris. After graphic studies at Arts Appliqués, she took an interest in typography and layout and finally studied lithography at Beaux-Arts. She has published more than fifty books for youth.
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