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Port Hercules appeared to be covered with graffiti at the weekend as nine urban artists spray-painted their personal takes on the urgent topic of saving the oceans.
Instead of adorning the walls, the nine works were captured on canvass, each one telling its own tale about the seas, and destined for auction to the highest bidder later in the day for the benefit of the Prince Albert II Foundation.
A tenth work was a collaboration of passers-by and HSH Prince Albert himself, who added his own touch in person to the painting. The colourful and popular event with such a noble purpose had been five years in the planning. The Prince Albert II Foundation, while involved with many projects worldwide promoting bio-diversity and environmentalism, is particularly focussed on protecting the oceans.
The monumental work ‘The Messenger’ by Ossip Zadkine has taken up residency in the forecourt of the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco. Inaugurated by Prince Albert II of Monaco on Thursday 7th November, the sculpture created by cubist artist Ossip Zadkine (1890 -1967) was donated to the Oceanographic Institute by the Broere Charitable Foundation. The Broere […]
HSH Prince Albert II has made a cultural visit to the Setouchi islands in Japan, taking in local art exhibitions and famous museums. The Prince visited the region on 29th and 30th October for the 4th edition of the Setouchi Triennale which presents outdoor art works. The Prince journeyed to the island of Naoshima and was […]
Monegasque painter Claude Gauthier, known for vivid colours and a retro pictorial style, is now exhibiting at the Auditorium Rainier III. The artist’s exhibition, organised by the Department of Cultural Affairs, will run from 31st October to 17th November, giving admirers old and new a chance to see first-hand the Order of Monegasque Culture recipient’s […]
300 photos in large format by the Italian photographer Amedeo M. Turello are now gracing the walls of the exhibition room of the Quai Antoine 1er. The works are 20 years in the making and are split into roughly a hundred landscapes and 200 portraits of famous Italians. The exhibit, a joint effort with the […]