Tag: Fontainebleau

  • Château de Fontainebleau

    Château de Fontainebleau

    The city of Fontainebleau is a 10 minute bus ride from my current stay as an artist-in-residence in Grez-sur-Loing. And at the heart of Fontainebleau is Château de Fontainebleau, the palace of Fontainebleau. This was the palace of several French monarchs since the middel ages, and the different sections of the palace reflect the styles…

  • The Rock Art of Fontainebleau

    The Rock Art of Fontainebleau

    These photos are from the exhibition Pierres secrètes: Mythologie préceltique en Forêt de Fontainebleau (Secret stones: Prehistoric mythology in the forest of Fontainebleau) at Musée de Préhistoire Île-de-France in Nemours. The exhibition featured petroglyphs, or rock carvings, done on portable stones found hidden in the Forest of Fontainebleau. It seems like the rock art was…