Art outside museums

Throughout my travels in France, I visited several art museums, and I also noticed art in some unexpected places. The main street in Barbizon, for example, featured mosaic reproductions of works by artists who lived and woked in Barbizon in the 19th century.

Barbizon-Art-France
Barbizon-Art-France

Barbizon-Art-France

Honfleur sits along the northern end of the Seine River and this outdoor wall art is representative of the nautical feel of the town.

Honfleur-travel-France

In Angers, this artistic garden in what had been the moat around the castle drew my attention.

Angers-France-travel

This mural in Lyon covered an entire building.

Lyon-France-travel

I was in Lyon during Holy Week and came upon these Stations of the Cross. The juxtaposition of this modern interpretation of the Passion of Jesus on the ancient pillars was striking.

Lyon-France-travel
Lyon-France-travel

Lyon-France-travel

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