UPAW: Street Art and Environment in Monaco

 July 21, 2018

The second installment of the live urban art performance: Urban Painting Around the World took place at the Port of Monaco from July 18th – 20th. Lasting three days, ten urban artists from ten different countries came to express their artistic talents through works addressing the theme: “A bite of the Planet” Alberto Colman, founder […]

The Eclectic Art Collection of Beloved Actor Robin Williams Is Headed to Sotheby’s This Fall

 July 20, 2018

“Proceeds will benefit the late actor’s favorite charities.” – reported by artnet News Sotheby’s will sell the art collection of late actor and comedian Robin Williams and his former wife Marsha this fall. The sale will include a wide range of objects, from a Harry Potter robe to blue-chip contemporary artworks by sculptors including Magdalena […]

Nelson Mandela Was an Artist, Too, and Now His Family Has Revealed Never-Before-Seen Artworks to Mark His 100th Birthday

 July 18, 2018

“Nelson Mandela turned to art after retiring from politics, but these works have never been seen before.” – reports artnet News Today is the 100th anniversary of the birth of South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician Nelson Mandela. In honor of the beloved leader’s milestone birthday, House of Mandela, a company started by his daughter […]

Latifa Echakhch: The Mechanical Garden at Villa Sauber, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco

 July 12, 2018

At Villa Sauber, one of two venues of Monaco’s national museum, Latifa Echakhch taps into the principality’s history and image as a romantic and exotic place, simultaneously indulging in a form of nostalgia for Monaco’s belle époque while poetically revealing the place’s constructed, artificial nature. The villa – one of the last remaining shrines to […]

Heritage of Monaco

 July 11, 2018

Signature Dishes of the Principality of Monaco is a distinctive publication highlighting the exceptional culinary scene of the Principality of Monaco. Authors Bradley Mitton and Zsolt Szemerszky are showcasing the most excellent restaurants in Monaco as well as the heritage of the Principality of Monaco. Heritage of Monaco The Principality of Monaco is the second […]

A Billionaire is suing his art dealer in Switzerland for allegedly marking up the prices of art and pocketing the extra

 July 10, 2018

“The collector says he was inspired to sue after discovering the ongoing legal dispute between Dmitry Rybolovlev and Yves Bouvier.” – reports artnet News. An unnamed Russian billionaire and his son have launched a lawsuit against their art dealer, who helped them build a collection worth an estimated CHF 600 million ($607 million). The family […]

A ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’ Drawing Sets a New Auction Record for a Book Illustration

 July 10, 2018

“E.H. Shepard’s famous map of the Hundred Acre Wood was one of five Winnie-the-Pooh drawings that collectively sold for over $1.2 million.” – reported artnet News A drawing from Winnie-the-Pooh has become the most expensive book illustration ever sold at auction with a £430,000 ($568,761) sale at Sotheby’s London today. The framed ink drawing of […]

Egyptian Minister of Antiquities pays official visit to Monaco

 July 09, 2018

The Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, H.E. Mr Khaled El-Anany, accompanied by a delegation, paid an official visit to the Principality for the opening of the Grimaldi Forum exhibition “The Golden Treasures of the Pharaohs – 2,500 Years of the Goldsmith’s Art in Ancient Egypt” on Friday 6 July in the presence of H.S.H. the Sovereign […]

After a yearslong battle, a US Court concludes that artists aren’t entitled to royalties on works resold at auction

 July 09, 2018

“The Ninth Circuit ruled that US Copyright law trumps a California law requiring payment of royalties to artists.” – reports artnet News. Artists hoping to get paid when their work sells for millions of dollars at auction may be out of luck—at least in the US. On Friday, the Ninth Circuit of the US Appeals […]

Princess Stéphanie attended 8th anniversary of House of Life

 July 07, 2018

Princess Stéphanie of Monaco visited the House of Life (Maison de Vie) which celebrates 8th anniversary of its establishment. On 26 June 2010, Princess Stéphanie inaugurated the House of Life  in Carpentras, France, which offers both psychological and material aid to persons living with either HIV and AIDS and their families. The Maison de Vie […]

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