Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz

A Passion for Vintage Wallpapers

Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz, brought up in an avant-garde art world, was trained as an art historian at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.
Over the years, she has become “the” specialist in vintage wallpaper decors, dating from the XVIIIc to the 1950’s. She has pioneered the rediscovery of this unique mural art form, reintroducing it in non-traditional and contemporary settings.
Bi-cultural, she is based both in Paris and New York.
Private dealer – she advises collectors, designers and corporations, and exhibits as well at major international art fairs,


Many of her rare vintage papers have been acquired by important institutions such as

• Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
• Philadelphia Art Museum
• Boston Museum of Fine Arts
• Chicago Art Institute
• Musées des Arts Décoratifs, Paris
• Kunstgewerbemuseum Staatliche, Berlin

Appraiser – member of the Compagnie Nationale des Experts she works with insurance companies and private collectors.

Author – her book Wallpaper- a History of Style and Trends (Flammarion 2009) was awarded the Paul Marmottan prize, Académie des Beaux Arts, Institut de France.

Lecturer – she organizes and delivers programs for various cultural organizations, both in English and French.