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Monaco Art Week is about to blossom artistic creativity in all tastes.

Imagine being able to immerse yourself in Art in all its eras, forms and design. What about doing it in an exclusive context where you can admire works of art outdoor or indoor a few steps from the Mediterranean Sea. The 5th edition of the Monaco Art Week is ready to land again in the Principality from the 4th until the 9th July 2023 representing a unique opportunity to meet the world of Art offered by the most popular art galleries and auction houses operating on the Monegasque territory. The event, under the high patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and supported by Monaco Department of Cultural Affairs, CMB Monaco and SMT Société Monégasque de Transports, represents a unique opportunity for the general public, art amateurs and investors to gather in a series of cultural show rooms. Modern art, contemporary art and high jewellery creations will parade between the streets of Monaco and in the urban green spaces, giving the opportunity to admire the works of art in a natural environment.

Photo >> Official poster of the 2023 © Monaco Art Week under the high patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco

The kermesse is about to kick off the Monaco's Art full-immersion Season, jointly with the unveiling of artmonte-carlo (8th and 9th June 2023) and Monet's grand exhibition at the Grimaldi Forum, besides "F(ê)aites de la danse" dance festival during which the Ballets de Monte-Carlo will perform for 24 hours at the Casino Square, between the 8th and the 9th June 2023.

The 2023 Monaco Art Week involves sixteen participants set in Monte-Carlo and Larvotto district, notably: Artcurial; Boghossian; Christie’s; G&M Design; Hauser & Wirth; HOFA; Kamil Art Gallery; Lebreton; Elisabeth Lillo-Renner; M.-F. Toninelli Art Moderne; Opera Gallery; Galerie Adriano Ribolzi; Sotheby’s; Teos Gallery Monte-Carlo; Wannenes Art Contact; and Ward Moretti at Moretti Fine Art.

Photo >> Snapshot of the 2022 edition of the Monaco Art Week at Jardins de la Petite Afrique © Maurice Abbati MonacoEcoArt


Lebreton 📍31 Boulevard Rainier III

By appointment only T +33 6 15 20 75 33 THE FRENCH RIVIERA’S LIGHT - Historical Ceramics & Works of Art from the 50’s to the 70’s.

🎯 Focus >> The gallery will showcase selection of ceramics, sculptures and paintings by major artists who worked on the French Riviera in the second half of the 20th century, notably: Pablo Picasso, Suzanne Ramié - Madoura, Roger Capron, Jean Derval, Jean Cocteau, etc. 📍Nouveau Musée National de Monaco - Villa Paloma 56 Boulevard du Jardin Exotique Open every day, from 11am to 7pm.

George Condo - Humanoids curated by Didier Ottinger (until 1st October 2023). Focus >> The exhibition is about « Humanoid » figures, Condo’s fil rouge, from the 1980s

📍Ward Moretti at Moretti Fine Art Park Palace, 27 Avenue de la Costa Open every day, from 10am to 6pm. Impressionism: Painting from Nature (until 21st July). 🎯 Focus >> An unprecedented set of works of art from the period of Impressionism including: Pierre Bonnard, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Camille Pissarro and Édouard Vuillard.

Artcurial 📍Monte Carlo Palace, 3/9 Bd. des Moulins Open from Monday to Friday, from 9.30am to 1pm and from 3pm to 6.30pm, and by appointment. Design sul Mare (auction July 19th 2023). 🎯 Focus >> The well-known art gallery presents in preview an iconic parade of transalpine design, including historical design pieces represented by the best architects and designers such as Gio Ponti, Gino Sarfatti, Fausto Melotti, Gabriella Crespi, or the Campana Brothers.

Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer’s gardens and institutions Monaco Sculptures (auction July 18th 2023).

🎯 Focus >> Within the 4th edition of this cultural initiative bringing masterpieces back to open-air spaces, a selection of pivotal artists from the 2oth and 21st centuries has been cleverly gathered. François-Xavier Lalanne, Balthasar Labo, Wang Keping, Arman, César, Philippe Hiquily and Allen Jones are on display

Hauser & Wirth 📍One Monte-Carlo, Place du Casino Open from Tuesday to Saturday, from 12pm to 8pm. John Chamberlain, The Poetics of Scale (until 2th September). 🎯 Focus >> The art gallery offers a monotheistic showroom about John Chamberlain's early poetry (exposed to the public for the first time) reinforced by his sculptural series Gondolas and Tonks, dating 1980s. A unique in-depth path in his personal approach to materials and scale.

Sotheby’s 📍20 Av. de la Costa Open from Monday to Friday, from 10am to 7pm and at the weekend by appointment only. Chagall, Rêves de couleur - a selection of works on paper (until 15th September). 🎯 Focus >> Sotheby’s Monaco hosts a solo private selling exhibition of 21 resplendent works of art by Marc Chagall, shining a spotlight on the artist’s last three decades spent in the South of France.

HOFA 📍YellowKorner Monte Carlo - Palais de la Scala, 1 Av. Henry Dunant www.thehouseoffineart Open from Monday to Friday, from 10am to 7pm Saturday, from 10am to 6pm and Sunday, from 11am to 5pm. Mary Ronayne, Utopian Portraits (from the 4th until the 9th July). 🎯 Focus >> A monographic exhibit on Mary Ronayne's art production. The Irish contemporary artist is known for her brightly coloured works paying tribute to the "fluidity of time, identity and Life".

Opera Gallery 📍Palais de la Scala, 1 Av. Henry Dunant Open from Monday to Saturday, from 10am to 7pm and on Sunday, from 11am to 6pm. Monaco Masters Show (until the 31st August) 🎯 Focus >> Modern and Contemporary Art will be on the spotlight at Opera Gallery where to enjoy works by Marc Chagall, Fernand Léger, Pablo Picasso, Yayoi Kusama, Fernando Botero or Manolo Valdès, etc.

M.F. Toninelli Art Moderne 📍Palais de la Scala, 1 Av. Henry Dunant By appointment only. Monday to Saturday, from 11am to 6pm. Important Modern Sculptures 🎯 Focus >> The well established Modern Art gallery will offer a distinctive collection of rare sculptures by Jean Arp, Constantin Brancusi, Giorgio De Chirico, Jean Ipousteguy, Asger Jorn, Jacques Lipchitz, Giacomo Manzú and Marino Marini.

Elisabeth Lillo-Renner 📍Palais de la Scala, 1 Av. Henry Dunant Open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10am to 8pm. Titanic Exhibition 🎯 Focus >> Elisabeth Lillo-Renner unveils some unique pieces in collaboration with Martin Spreng and Margherita Burgener. A selection of jewellery in tribute to nature where the colorful titanium meets the precious stones as flowers blooming from the woods.

Galerie Adriano Ribolzi 📍3 Av. de l’Hermitage Open from Tuesday to Saturday, from 10am to 12pm and from 3pm to 6pm. Au cœur d’un regard - Jane Gemayel (until 23rd September). 🎯 Focus >> A nice retrospective about Jane Gemayel’s latest creations, including the series inspired by the work of Rodin, highlighting femininity and sensuality.

Boghossian 📍Hôtel de Paris, 1st Floor, Place du Casino Open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10.30pm to 8pm. Blue Summer 🎯 Focus >> Boghossian will showcase the latest collection of jewellery inspired by natural elements with special regard to fresh water and clear skies, launching a 'blue' summer. Precious stones forged by innovative techniques will shine a their best in this unique "ecosystem".

Teos Gallery Monte-Carlo 📍Fairmont Monte Carlo, 12 Av. des Spélugues Open every day, from 10 am to 8 pm. Axel Crieger (until 2nd August).

🎯 Focus >> Axel Crieger, German artist and photographer, is the protaginist of Teos Gallery's show room celebrating the luxury-style industry, with evocative settings both in Monaco and Beaulieu-sur-Mer.

Kamil Art Gallery 📍3 Av. Princesse Grace Open every day from 10am to 8pm. Olga Sinclair, Life in Motion (until the 4th August 2023).

🎯 Focus >> Kamil Gallery presents in world preview Olga Sinclair's collection, a prior exponent of Panamanians abstract Expressionism inspired by Latin America. The exhibition is held in partnership with the Embassy of Panama and the AMLA Association. G & M Design Gallery 📍11 Av. Princesse Grace Open from Tuesday to Saturday, from 11am to 7pm. David Bailey, FACES

🎯 Focus >> G & M Design Gallery unveils David Bailey photographic production including portraits of the most popular celebrities and a set of painting.

Christie’s 📍artmonte-carlo salon d’art at the Grimaldi Forum 10 Av. Princesse Grace Saturday 8th July, from 2pm to 7pm Sunday 9th July, from 2pm to 8pm.

📍Nouveau Musée National de Monaco - Villa Sauber 17 Av. Princesse Grace

Open every day, from 11am to 7pm. Santo Sospir. Mauro Restiffe / Jean Cocteau curated by Célia Bernasconi (until the 15th October). 🎯 Focus >> Mauro Restiffe's solo exhibition inpired by the house he lived in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, decorated by Jean Cocteau between1950 and 1962

Grimaldi Forum Monaco 📍10 Av. Princesse Grace Open every day from 10 am to 8 pm, Thursday until 10 pm. Monet in Full Light curated by Marianne Mathieu (from the 8th July until the 3rd September). 🎯 Focus >> The monographic exhibition allows visitors to discover an unprecedented journey in Claude Monet's life and art production, including some works exposed to the public for the first time, thanks to the support of Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- To know more about the Monaco Art Week please visit:


By Maurice Abbati

Springer International Publishing

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