Art

Philippe Daverio

La mia Europa a piccoli passi

La mia Europa a piccoli passi

“Tourists capable today of inventing a Grand Tour reversing the eighteenth century one to the South and replacing it with continent-wide wanderings are recommended to stroll rather than run through places made for reflection. Eccentricity should be experienced in the etymological sense as an opportunity to seek out the unseen places in the most attractive cities.”

After the “Grand Tour d’Italia a piccoli passi “, a new book invites readers to travel, this time across the Alps. Wandering through France, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany and the countries really constituting the vibrating heart of Europe, Philippe Daverio heads for places he knows well from his Alsatian origins, travelling along fascinating routes to discover a region rich in traces, historical and artistic landmarks that unite Europeans.
In well-known cities, such as Paris or Berlin, in addition to the classic destinations, presented through his magnifying glass capable of discovering new stories and details, he suggests visits to less frequented places, such as the Musée Nissim de Camondo or the Werkbundarchiv, the “Museum of Things”. In the same way, travelling to explore regions off the beaten track, the author takes us to little known towns like Nancy, Darmstadt and Weimar.


Format
16,5x22
Binding
hardcover with coloured dust jacket
Pages
416
Year of publication
2019
ISBN
9788891825629
Language
Italian
Genre
Art
Publisher
Rizzoli