Christie’s Will Become the First Major Auction House to Use Blockchain in a Sale

 October 12, 2018

“The sale of Barney A. Ebsworth’s collection of American modernism will be backed by the technology.” – reported by artnet News Christie’s is teaming up with blockchain-secured art registry service Artory for its upcoming sale of the Barney A. Ebsworth collection of American modernism. The house is set to become the first major auctioneer to […]

First stage of NMNM’s “Travelling Collection” opens at Ecole Saint-Charles with Celia Pym

 October 12, 2018

Since 2016, British artist Celia Pym has been working on a research project to restore stage costumes in the Société des Bains de Mer collection at the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco (NMNM). On Friday 12 October, the artist launched the “Travelling Collection” at Ecole Saint-Charles. This educational project, designed in collaboration with the artist, […]

Monaco Philosophical Meetings – Philosophical Workshops on the Theme of “The Human”

 October 12, 2018

For this fourth season, the Workshops of the Monaco Philosophical Meetings are addressing the theme of “The Human”. Each month, eminent philosophers and speakers from various fields are invited to give public presentations on a series of high-level reflections on issues related to the theme chosen for the year. The first meeting, “Human Being,” took […]

After a Bitter Battle, Jeff Koons’s Paris Tulips Will Be Planted on the Lawn of the City’s Museum of Fine Arts

 October 12, 2018

“The US artist left the city with a smile on his face after helping to pick the new site for the monument on a flying visit yesterday.” – reported by artnet News Jeff Koons’s controversial Bouquet of Tulips will take root on the lawn of the Petit Palais, the historic home of the City of […]

Vintage “The Mummy” poster poised to fetch record $1M at auction

 October 12, 2018

A vintage 1932 poster from Karl Freund’s “The Mummy” is expected to set a world record as the most expensive poster ever sold at auction when it goes under the hammer later this month. The lithographic poster is expected to fetch in the region of $1 million to $1.5 million at a Sotheby’s auction in […]

Will the Louvre Lose Corporate Sponsorship Worth Millions? France’s Fight Over Tax Reform Could Have Big Ripple Effects for Museums

 October 10, 2018

“Cultural figures in France are debating a proposed scaling-back of the country’s generous tax incentives for corporate philanthropy.” – reports artnet News The millions of euros of corporate sponsorship that the Louvre and France’s other leading museums receive each year may be in jeopardy. Politicians are challenging the generous tax breaks, which have led donations […]

Princess Caroline and Charlotte attended The Prince Pierre Foundation’s 2018 award ceremony

 October 06, 2018

On October 4, 2018, Princess Caroline of Hanover and Charlotte Casiraghi attended The Prince Pierre Foundation’s 2018 award ceremony. 2018 awardees of The Prince Pierre Foundation Award: Musical Composition award, Thomas Larcher, Literary award, Maurizio Serra and Principality award, Jean-Luc Marion. The Prince Pierre Foundation was established on February 17, 1966 by Prince Rainier III […]

Russian Billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev Accuses Sotheby’s of Price Inflation in a $380 Million Suit

 October 04, 2018

“Despite turning hefty profits on artworks, the Russian billionaire continues his international legal fight with dealer Yves Bouvier.” – reports artnet News. Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev has come out swinging—once again—in his years-long international art fight with dealer and former freeport owner Yves Bouvier. Now, he has Sotheby’s in his crosshairs. This past summer, Rybolovlev […]

Prince Pierre of Monaco Foundation – 2018 Prizewinners

 October 04, 2018

The winners of the 2018 Prince Pierre Foundation awards have now been announced: – Musical Composition Prize Thomas LARCHER for his work Symphony No. 2 Kenotaph (2016) – For orchestra – Young Music Fans’ Favourite Choice Marko Nikodijevic for his work Absolutio (2016) – For orchestra – Literary Prize Maurizio Serra, for his entire body […]

6th CHINA NIGHT in Monaco

 October 01, 2018

Monaco’s sixth China Night was held in the Riva Tunnel on 27 September 2018 as part of the 28th Monaco Yacht Show. Organised under the aegis of the Embassy of Monaco in China, this event has, over time, become an unmissable part of the Monaco Yacht Show, a key partner of China Night. Bolstered by […]

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