Art Monaco has been the fastest growing contemporary and modern art fair in the French Riviera. Now, it is pleased to host its first jubilee with its fifth edition that will take place from April 24th to the 27th. Dedicated to showcasing contemporary and modern art in an elegant and glamorous flare, this event is surely not to be missed. Once again, art and culture enthusiasts will find themselves being enchanted over exclusive artwork that will invade the Grimaldi Forum of Monaco.
Under the presence of SAR la Princesse Marie Gabrielle de Savoie , T.R.H. Prince and Princess Charles of Bourbon of the Two Sicilies, Madame la Baronne Danièle Courcelle von Prohaska, Baron et Baronne renald de Meester de Betzenbroeck, Hollywood stars and other social celebrities, during these four days, Monte-Carlo will be adorned with famous and remarkable artworks. More than 70 international galleries will complement the beauty of the playground for the rich and famous. With over 4000 exhibits, this is a special opportunity for those wishing to buy or sell art collections or those who simply wish to be taken aback by one of a kind inspirational art creations presented in a variety of styles.
Art Monaco fulfills its goal by proudly presenting a new international exhibition with the participation of galleries coming from countries such as Germany, Armenia, Austria, Columbia, China, Poland, United Kingdom, Sweden, France, Monaco, Russia, Czech Republic, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Spain, Netherlands, Lebanon, Estonia, Italy, Ukraine, Brazil, United States, Israel, Switzerland, amongst others.
Under the direction of Johnessco Rodriguez from Opus Eventi, this new edition will take your breath away with many outstanding artworks to be showcased, including works from the acclaimed photographer Kristian Schmidt with his impressive whale sharks images, extravagant Mauricio Velez’s shocking yet interesting collection of Demons and Angels (Columbia), Jerzy Kedziora’s unique balancing sculptures (Poland), Pavel Mitkov’s beautiful religious icon paintings (Russia), which have found home in private collections of personalities such as Vladimir Putin and ThePope Jean Paul II, Hatarina Hallback Monnnier’s colorful and exotic paintings (United Kingdom), Hakobyan Hrachia’s lively artwork (Armenia), Anzel Muriel’s rich oil paintings (Russia, Belgium), Flory Menezes’ mystifying sculptures (Brazil), Carlo Aloe’s complex and intriguing art work, and many more.
Besides being open to the general public, this event will include black-tie previews and private openings where people can purchase artwork in an exclusive environment on April 24th and 25th. Also under the desire to give back to society and to support local humanitarian projects, Opus Eventi in collaboration with G.E.O. will host a Gala Dinner on Saturday the 26th at the Hotel de Paris, where part of the proceeds are for the benefit of La Association “Les amis du Liban à Monaco”; as well as L’Association d’art, de la Culture et de la scène «A.M.A.C.S.».
It is on this night when Art Monaco will present the AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE to highlight and recognise those galleries that go the extra-mille to promote the industry presenting quality exhibits at their best worldwide.
Having the reputation of successfully exhibiting modern and contemporary art in a very exclusive setting in the French Riviera, Art Monaco’s first jubilee is guaranteed to shine through. Art Monaco will remain a platform for emerging artists and a bridge between galleries, collectors and those who love the luxurious pleasures of life.