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.

The Treasure of San Gennaro (2)

February 7, 2010 | By Claudia Barbieri | Archive

The Lavish Price of Saintly Protection San Gennaro’s necklace (1679-1933). Photo © Matteo D’Eletto The miter of the city of Naples’ patron saint, currently on show in the exhibition “The Treasure of San Gennaro” at the Musée Maillol in Paris, … Read More

Pierre Bonnard: Painting Arcadia

February 7, 2010 | By Claudia Barbieri | Archive

The Light and Dark Sides of A Beloved Artist Pierre Bonnard’s “Vue du Cannet” (1927). © Musée d’Orsay, dist. RMN-Grand Palais/ Patrice Schmidt © ADAGP, Paris 2015 Pierre Bonnard had a way with animals, winningly capturing their expressions and movements, … Read More

La Toilette, The Invention of Privacy

February 7, 2010 | By Claudia Barbieri | Archive

A Private Moment As Seen by the Artist “La Vue (Femme à sa Toilette),” after Abraham Bosse. After 1635. © Tours, Musée des Beaux-Arts The Musée Marmottan Monet’s latest exhibition, “La Toilette: The Invention of Privacy,” breaks away from the … Read More

Bosch to Bloemaert & Dialogues

February 7, 2010 | By Claudia Barbieri | Archive

Cache of Master DrawingsFinds a Safe Haven in Paris “Jacob, Benjamin and One of His Other Sons” (c. 1645), by Rembrandt van Rijn. Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen The Custodia Foundation, tucked discreetly behind the Boulevard Saint Germain in a … Read More

Musée Rodin Meudon

February 7, 2010 | By Claudia Barbieri | Archive

Rodin’s Suburban Idea Factory The tomb of Auguste Rodin and Rose Beuret in Meudon, topped by ”The Thinker.” The French sculptor Auguste Rodin lived and worked in Meudon, a small town overlooking the Seine on the southwest fringes of Paris, … Read More

Vivid Memories

February 7, 2010 | By Claudia Barbieri | Archive

Pioneering Foundation Celebrates 30th Anniversary “Projet pour le Kinshasa du Troisième Millenaire” (1997), by Bodys Isek Kingelez. © Bodys Isek Kingelez. Photo © André Morin The Fondation Cartier began a year-long celebration of its 30th anniversary this month. Its distinctive … Read More

Bonnard-Collection Antoine Terrasse

February 7, 2010 | By Claudia Barbieri | Archive

Paris Update Art Notes BONNARD FOR SALE “Pêches” (c. 1916), an oil painting by Pierre Bonnard. Estimate: €200,000-€300,000. For lovers of Pierre Bonnard and Postimpressionist art, this March offers a unique opportunity to really get to know the artist and … Read More