Musée Nissim de Camondo

In the heart of the private mansion of Moise de Camondo, a banker of Turkish origin, you will discover his incredible collection of 18th century works of art, which I invite you to discover.

Top 5: Love Stories in Art and History

Although it sometimes seems like true love only exists in fairy tales, there are many examples of real-life love stories throughout history. Here are five beautiful love stories from real figures in the world of art and history.

Guided Tour of the Pompidou Center

Centre Pompidou, Marais, Paris

Discover the Pompidou Center and its incredible collection of modern and contemporary art. You will cross the rooms to discover the most emblematic artistic creations of the 20th and 21st century.

City Island, heart of Paris

Visite de l'Ile de la Cité avec votre guide conférencier

Guided tour of the City Island, heart of Paris   Commonly called the cradle of Paris, the City Island is at the heart of the History of Paris, from antiquity to today. Discover its architectural jewels and the City’s history with your favorite guide on a magnificent stroll to the origins of Paris ! Book […]

Focus on: Bernini

During your visit to the Louvre Museum or the Palace of Versailles, I will undoubtedly tell you about an artist who is very close to my heart: Bernini. I discovered this artist during my studies in Art History, but I loved him when I was walking through the rooms of the Borghese Gallery in Rome, which I had the chance to show you when I was working in Rome as a guide.

Close up: Impression, Sunrise

One of the first museums to reopen after the quarantine was the Marmottan Monet Museum. During a visit to the museum, which holds the world’s largest collection of works by Claude Monet, I found myself face to face with one of  his first masterpiece: Impression, Sunrise.   Painted in 1872-73, it is undoubtedly one of […]

Close up: Olympia

The undisputed icon of modern art, now at the Musée d’Orsay, caused a scandal in its time. Why that? Because it was an image of a real woman, while the painting itself was following the codes of great paintings… Let me explain!

Focus on: Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh, son of a pastor, was born on March 30th 1853 in Zundert (Netherlands) An unstable child but gifted for drawing, Vincent has among his uncles the founder, in Paris, of the Goupil art gallery. In order to learn the art trade, Vincent was sent to the gallery’s branches in The Hague (1869) and then to those in Brussels and London (1873-1876). After a series of romantic setbacks, he takes refuge in mysticism and in writing letters to his brother Theo, which will be an outlet for the troubles of his soul. After several years of solitary wandering, painting takes precedence over preaching and he begins to paint at the age of 27!

Story of a myth: Hermaphrodite

Hermaphrodite was born from the love of Hermes, messenger of the gods, and Aphrodite, goddess of love and beauty. He was born as a boy and his name is the union of those of his two parents, he also inherited at his birth of the beauty of his parents. One day, he bathed in the lake of Carie, inhabited by the naiad Salmacis, she was charmed by him and fell in love with the handsome teenager, although he rejected all the advances of the nymph.

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