Monaco Art Week: Moretti Gallery to host Ingeborg zu Schleswig-Holstein’s ‘And There Was Light’

Ingeborg zu Schleswig-Holstein

German painter and European royalty Princess Ingeborg of Schleswig-Holstein will be presenting her new exhibition And There Was Light at Monaco’s Moretti Fine Art Gallery this July.  

Coinciding with Monaco Art Week, which will be held between 2nd and 7th July, Ingeborg zu Schleswig-Holstein, as the painter is formally styled, will be exhibiting her And There Was Light collection at the gallery on Avenue de la Costa from 3rd until 26th July.  

Ingeborg zu Schleswig-Holstein’s abstract pieces are a riot of colour and emotion that appeal to her audience’s sense of self, and her latest collection transcends this feeling, infusing it with religious art of the past from masters such as Simone dei Crocifissi, Barnaba da Modena and Arrigo di Niccolò. 

“The works of Ingeborg zu Schleswig-Holstein in this exhibition have no explicit representational content or reference points outside of themselves, eschewing traditional allegorical strategies as pathways to transcendence,” says a representative for Moretti Fine Art Gallery. “Instead of representing metaphysical concepts descriptively, these paintings may instead be read as enactments of such notions – lyrical reachings – out beyond the constrained experiential possibilities of the everyday.”  

The Princess’ unique approach to painting is on full display here and shows how she has developed her style since her early days in Hamburg, then at Andy Warhol’s factory, and later at her own studio in New York’s Soho neighbourhood during the 1970s and 80s.  

The show also has a charitable aspect, with part of the proceeds being donated to child protection and welfare organisation AMADE, which comes under the patronage of Princess Caroline of Hanover.  

A vernissage will be held at the Moretti Fine Art Gallery on 2nd July from 6pm to 9pm.  

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Photo credit: Ingeborg zu Schleswig-Holstein