Paris wouldn't be Paris without its distinctive rooftops: the most vivid and romantic symbols in the collective memory. We all have the images of shadows and rays of light escaping from a window at night. But Alain Cornu goes further than just portraying Paris. Following his own emotions and tightening up the frame he gives a draws our attention to singular details.
With his keen eye, his tenacity and his artistic mastery, Alain Cornu offers his own definition of light, and reveals abstract and dreamlike landscapes. "A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of life", said Thomas Jefferson. An excursion onto Alain Cornu's rooftops will no doubt complete the lessons.