Monaco Art Week kicks off Thursday, with the inaugural edition running four days until Sunday, April 29.
“It’s indeed a very exciting time starting from Thursday,” Founder Laura De Jonckheere told Monaco Life. “Each participant made an amazing effort of putting together an exclusive and high quality exhibition for this event.”
For the first time, 15 art galleries and auction houses in the Principality – 11 Columbia, A.Pallesi Art Gallery, Artcurial, De Jonckheere, Gallery Grippaldi, Gallery Retelet, Monte-Carlo Auction House (Hôtel des Ventes), Kamil Art Gallery, l’Entropot-Daniel Boeri, M.F. Toninelli Modern Art, Moretti Fine Art, nm> contemporary, Opera Gallery, Sotheby’s and Wannenes Art Contact – have come together to collectively promote Monaco’s cultural influence on the local, regional and international scene.
A comprehensive map has been designed to facilitate access to the programme, grouping participants together in three main centres – La Condamine, Monte-Carlo and Larvotto – and there’s a free shuttle service in each of these hubs from 11 am to 7 pm, operating from rue Saige (Condamine), avenue Henri Dunant (Monte Carlo) and 31 avenue Princesse Grace (Larvotto).
“Visitors will be surprised by the diversity and quality of Monaco’s art scene,” said Laura, whose Gallery on blvd Princesse Grace will be exhibiting “Last Night I Had a Dream” by Niki de Saint Phalle.
Not to be missed on Saturday, April 28, a round table on Art in Monaco at the Grimaldi Forum (Salle Auric) at 11 am.
“Art lovers can look forward to some great conversations and meetings, as many people will be coming out to support Monaco Art Week,” Laura added.
For more see www.monacoartweek.com