Mariela Saldias Aliaga

Mariela Saldias About the author

A passionate art historian with a Masters in Museology and Art History. She specialised in 19th century paintings, French and British, and shares her admiration of classical art and profound sense of beauty found in every Parisian corner.

Laure Saffroy-Lepesqueur: “Faiseuse d’images”

We walk you through an initial passive admiration of works of art to the artistic process of image creation with the wonderful Laure Saffroy-Lepesqueur, a young French artist whose works on paper are both colourful and inspired. She creates a very unique and bright universe with her “Contemporary icons”, a series of paintings that convey poetic messages which reflect very personal states of mind.

Monet Before Impressionism

How much do you really know about Monet? Here we take a brief look at Monet’s early life and art, his muse and his relationship with England, ahead of an exciting new exhibition at Tate Britain later this year entitled: Impressionists in London: French Artists in Exile, 1870-1904.

Viet Ha Tran: Photographing dreams

Viet Ha Tran, a fine art photographer best known for her poetic photographs of timeless women takes us on a journey where reality plays hide and seek with fantasy!

Who is afraid of Women Photographers?

“Who’s afraid of Women Photographers? 1839-1945”. Thomas Galifot, scientific curator of this exhibition presented jointly in the Musée de l’Orangerie and the Musée d’Orsay tells us more!

Serge Bensimon: The inventor of an “Art de Vivre”

Bensimon is more than just shoes and garments. The brand, embodied by Serge Bensimon, is also the story of a lifetime full of travel and hard-work. We meet Monsieur Bensimon and get a taste of his “Art de Vivre”.