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Charges dropped against Bouvier

The ongoing criminal case between Swiss art dealer Yves Bouvier and Russian collector and owner of the AS Monaco football club Dmitry Rybolovlev has been thrown out by Monaco’s court of appeals.

Bartoli becomes first female director of Monte-Carlo Opera

Cecilia Bartoli has been appointed to take over directorship from Jean-Louis Grinda as of 1st January 2023, becoming the first female to take on the position. At a press conference held earlier this...

Bidding for Russian masterpieces in Monaco

In late November, Hermitage Fine Art hosted the inaugural Russian Sales at Le Meridien, auctioning off some exciting rare pieces. To understand more about this new auction house and some of the fine...

Gianni Ottaviani on show in Monaco

The Méridien Beach Plaza is hosting the world premiere of Gianni Ottaviani’s latest works ‘Tutti in fila’, presented by ArtSGK. Gianni Ottaviani was born in Popoli, Abruzzo, Italy. His...

Building an art collection: some tips

Building an art collection can bring huge enjoyment and pride for a lifetime. When done well it can be one of the most satisfying, creative and lucrative ways you can invest. Yet, like most...

Marcos Marin and Jeff Koons: Memories on the banks of the River Seine

Monaco Life Art Contributor Marcos Marin takes us to the banks of the River Seine where his bust of Princess Grace features nearby the controversial memorial by Jeff Koons.