How Hard Is It to Make It as an Artist?

 June 12, 2018

“A New Study Shows There Are Many Paths to Success—and Failure.”  -reports artnet News (Over 1,000 artists weighed in.) Myths of the starving artist aside, just how financially tenable is a career in the visual arts? This spring, the Creative Independent, Kickstarter’s platform for providing support for creatives, launched a survey asking artists about just […]

1st Meeting of the Grimaldi of Monaco Historic Sites 23 and 24 June 2018 (from 12 p.m.)

 June 11, 2018

On 23 and 24 June, the 1st Meeting of the Grimaldi of Monaco Historic Sites will take place in the Place du Palais. In honour of Hereditary Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella, the Marquisate of Les Baux and the County of Carlades will be invited, corresponding to the territories of which the Royal Children respectively […]

“Flying Gold Cape” – Opéra Garnier

 June 11, 2018

Since 2016, the New National Museum of Monaco has been collaborating with British artist Celia Pym on collections of stage costumes deposited at the museum by the Société des Bains de Mer. This artistic project, entitled “The Wearing Sessions,” is devoted to the most damaged costumes and fragments of fabric, which are not on the […]

Another Art-World Scammer Is Discovered Preying on the Italian Riviera and Monte Carlo

 June 10, 2018

The artist and designer Larissa Watson is alleged to have spent three months scamming luxury resorts on the Italian Riviera (+Monte Carlo was among the destinations), having left hotels and restaurants without paying and later trying to steal a luxury motorboat. Dubbed the “Portofino Pirate,” the 50-year-old artist had a solo show in a Dublin […]

Impressionist Masterpieces From London Will Head to Paris’s Fondation Louis Vuitton Next Year

 June 09, 2018

“Much of the work hasn’t been shown in the French capital for more than 60 years.” – reports artnet News Work from the collection of English industrialist Samuel Courtauld—who helped introduce the UK to Impressionism—is heading to Paris next year. The Fondation Louis Vuitton will stage “The Courtauld Collection. A Vision for Impressionism,” February 20 […]

Youth Workshops: Like an Egyptian

 June 09, 2018

Each educational workshop (25 children maximum per group) includes a fun tour of the exhibition “the Golden Treasures of the Pharaohs”, conducted by an art historian and an art class designed to develop creativity children by using different activities inspired by artistic references discovered during the tour. July 9 – 20, 2018 Prices Workshop : […]

“Saying” it All with the Body!

 June 09, 2018

On Friday 8 June, almost a hundred pupils from State and private primary schools in Monaco and Beausoleil performed a musical entitled “Retour à l’enfance” (“Return to Childhood”) in the Salle Garnier at the Monte-Carlo Opera. The work was created as part of the “Choré-Voix” artistic training by the Ballets de Monte-Carlo. Once again this […]

The Woman Who Sold a Basquiat for a Cool $31 Million Is Now Suing Her Dad For Causing the ‘Disappointing’ Result

 June 08, 2018

“The seller thinks it should have sold for close to $100 million.” – reports artnet News One could be forgiven for failing to understand how the sale of a painting bought in 1983 for $15,000 and resold last month for $30.7 million, could ever be deemed “disappointing”. After all, the price increase represents more than […]

Monaco Artists’ Forum 2018

 June 08, 2018

The 4th Monaco Artists’ Forum opens on 9 June at the Rainier III Auditorium: 74 creators, both amateurs and professionals, Monegasque nationals or residents, who express themselves in the fields of painting, photography and sculpture, are exhibiting their work there until Sunday 17 June, transforming this space into a real art gallery. The aim of […]

The Little Singers of Monaco and the Children’s Choir of the Rainier III Academy of Music

 June 08, 2018

The Principality’s two children’s choirs offered an original evening in the Cathedral on Thursday 7 June to raise funds for building the Agora, the diocesan house. The Little Singers of Monaco and the Children’s Choir of the Rainier III Academy of Music joined forces for an outstanding concert, conducted by Pierre Debat, Chapel Master of […]

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