Claudia Barbieri

Claudia Barbieri is a Paris-based journalist who writes about art for The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Art Newspaper and other publications.

Who Knows Tomorrow

A Life Transformed

April 3, 2015 | By Claudia Barbieri | Books

In December 2002, fashionista and design writer Lisa Lovatt-Smith threw over a high-flying career at Vogue magazine and devoted herself to saving abused children in African orphanages. She has now turned her sometimes life-threatening adventures into a dramatic and often … Read More


March 2, 2015 | By Claudia Barbieri | Shopping

Luxury Leathers Perrin, a French leather-goods company that has been producing luxury gloves and handbags since 1893, has just opened a Paris flagship store in the high-fashion, high-octane Golden Triangle, at 3 rue d’Alger, a stone’s throw from the iconic … Read More

Le Salon de George Sand

July 9, 2014 | By Claudia Barbieri | Daytrips From Paris

At Home with George … And Frédéric, Franz, Eugène … George Sand’s House in Nohant. © Etienne Revault-CMN In 1821, a 17-year-old girl named Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin, who would one day become George Sand, inherited a small manor house, the Manoir … Read More

Cook Indian

April 14, 2014 | By Claudia Barbieri | Food Shops, Shopping

Curry in a kit Dasary Shreevalli, a Paris-based international marketing consultant from Bangalore, recently launched a range of simple Indian cooking kits, under the “Cook Indian” label, to introduce the flavors of the subcontinent to novice chefs. Each kit contains … Read More