Summer of the Fawn (*signed*)

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Presentation by Kehrer:

"In his new photobook, Summer of the Fawn, Alain Laboile once again provides insight into the free and nearly fairytale-like life of his family in a small village in the southwest of France. Far away from social constraints, school stress, Facebook & Co., it always seems to be summer here, and his six children frolic barefoot in an enchanted garden, in which one encounters cats, grass snakes, and even a fawn. Nevertheless, rules do indeed exist, even in fairytales – we thus also see how the children are homeschooled: sensibly and lovingly, and often outdoors. Summer of the Fawn is a beautiful, vivacious, and at the same time melancholic ode to childhood and life."

Texts in English and French. Please note we are offering copies signed by the artist.

112 pages - Hardcover

Kehrer Verlag, 2018

Format : 18 x 24 cm

*Signed*

New - Mint condition

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$31.81

Laboile, Alain

Alain Laboile is a self-taught photographer, a skilled metalworker by trade, who discovered that he had a talent and a passion for photography. Photo : © self-portrait
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