Journeys through Louvre Abu Dhabi
- Publication Date: March 23, 2021
- Imprint: La Martinière/Abrams
- Trim Size: 9 1⁄2 x 12 1⁄4
- ISBN: 9781419752834
- Page Count: 96
- Illustrations: 90 color illustrations
- Rights: World/All
An exploration of artworks at Louvre Abu Dhabi highlighting the work of fearless explorers of past centuries outside of Europe
Designed to take the reader on a long journey around the world, this large-size album embarks on a tour to the heart of one the world’s most beautiful museums, the Louvre Abu Dhabi, a major art museum with a universal calling. The book travels across civilizations through the prism of a hundred of the museum’s most beautiful and stunning works of art, a tribute to humanity’s artistic creation, from prehistoric times to the present day. The collection shines a spotlight on the works of Arab physicians and mathematicians, African blacksmiths, Chinese ceramists, and many others—proving that in spite of wars and age-old rivalries, civilizations have always mingled and become enriched as a result.
About the author
Béatrice Fontanel was born in Casablanca in 1957 and has lived in Montparnasse for many years. She likes to create books in all seasons, for readers of all ages (about 120 titles so far). She draws inspiration from daily life, nature, music, and fine arts.