- 3 hours
Paris Art Nouveau and Art Déco Tour
"The concept was novel. We often visit Paris, but we were unaware of its rich collection of modernist architecture! It was thrilling to see Hector Guimard's work and Le Corbusier's 'workshop.' It was as if we were seeing Paris for the first time."
Le Corbusier & Mallet-Stevens
Is this seminar walking intensive, and/or wheelchair accessible?
We do cover extensive territory on this tour, some of it by public transport. Additionally, some of the sites we visit are not entirely accessible to wheelchairs. Please contact us with any questions; we will be happy to advise if this tour will be appropriate for you, and can also design a private, customized tour for visitors with mobility concerns.
Gwennaëlle was born in the South of France. She has been living in Paris since 2002 and working as a guide since 2008. Ever since she was a child, she has been passionate about art and history and has wanted to become a guide. She studied Art History at the Ecole du Louvre and holds a Ph.D. from the University Paris-Diderot on the history of museums. She is both working as a guide and as an art history teacher in different universities for French and foreign students. She loves Paris and discovering the treasures of Parisian museums and monuments, as well as sharing her passion through visits.
Camille (PhD Art History) has published her first thesis in art history (Sorbonne): L’ameublement d’art français (1850-1900) in 2010. She is writing and teaching about French art history and decorative arts and is continuing her research on the luxury trade in 19th century Paris. Her area of expertise is connected to the history of Paris, the architecture and interiors but also the history of museums. Her approach is focusing on the persistence of 18th century patterns in 19th century France. She has a strong experience in guiding small tours. She has lived in Paris for many years and has returned after living and working in London, notably for the National Trust.
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