{ feuilleton }

Avatar

• • • Being a journal by artist and designer John Coulthart, cataloguing interests, obsessions and passing enthusiasms.

Archive for February 1st, 2012

 

Palais Idéal panoramas

cheval1.jpg

The oft-recounted story behind the extraordinary Palais Idéal in Hauterives, France, is that rural postman Ferdinand Cheval (1836–1924) found an unusually-shaped stone on his route which compelled him to spend the next thirty-three years building an elaborate architectural fantasy from cement and more stones collected on his rounds. The structure is aptly named if you […]

Posted in {architecture}, {art}, {photography}, {surrealism} | Comments Off

 


 




 

tracker

 


 

“feed your head”