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Monaco Art & Auctions
July 17-23, 2021
Artcurial’s major car auction on Monday
239 lots go under the hammerThe much-awaited Artcurial car auction takes place on Monday, July 19, at 16:00 in the Salle Eiffel of the Hermitage in Monte-Carlo.  

Artcurial’s Monte-Carlo summer hits its stride
Following cars, it’s jewellery and watches
Artcurial’s Monte-Carlo summer continues with watches and jewellery on July 20 and 21, with Thursday, July 22, devoted to Hermes luxury handbags and Monaco Sculptures. For more details and times, please click on the Artcurial ads on this newsletter.  MORE

artmonte-carlo winds up at Grimaldi Forum
The epicentre of Monaco’s art sceneThe epicentre of art in Monaco during the summer has been and continues to be the Grimaldi Forum, with the epic Giacometti retrospective Marvellous Reality continuing until August 29. MORE INFO: https://www.grimaldiforum.com/en/events-schedule-monaco/alberto-giacometti-exhibition—a-retrospective#.YPL9J-vRZ0s

The Diane Venet exhibition Artists’ Jewellery from Picasso to Koons continues in the Indigo Space until the same date. Neither should be missed. MORE INFO: https://www.grimaldiforum.com/fr/agenda-manifestations-monaco/exposition-bijoux-d-artistes-de-picasso-a-koons—la-collection-de-diane-venet#.YPL8WevRZ0s

During the past week, until Saturday, July 17, artmonte-carlo brought “a prestigious selection of international galleries of modern and contemporary art” to the Principality. The organisers said: In the spirit of artgenève, artmonte-carlo is distinguished by a small, select group of leading international galleries, showcased in a meticulously designed exhibition space, enriched by a programme of special exhibitions that encourage dialogue between the market and the institutional world.”

Antiquorum at Hôtel de ParisAntiquorum, which describes itself as the World’s Premier Auctioneers of Modern and Vintage Timepieces, will hold an auction in Monaco once again in the splendid Hôtel de Paris on Wednesday, July 21

“To the delight of avid collectors everywhere, bidders will have a chance to attain amazing lots, including for the first time ever on the auction circuit a Patek Philippe Ref. 5711/1A—otherwise known as the steel Nautilus with sunburst olive green dial introduced earlier this year as model replacing the iconic blue dialled Ref. 5711-1A-010.”

Young artists invited to Grimaldi Forum workshopsChildren’s workshops continue this coming week at the Grimaldi Forum as the Giacometti summer exhibition continues.

Themes per day: Model drawing: Children take a classmate as a model to paint his portrait in pencil, taking turns experimenting with posing (from a distance, as Giacometti did) and learning sketching methods.

The portrait: The children work from a painted portrait of Annette: they reproduce the drawing of the character and the general construction of the canvas with a black pen, then colour the surface in shades of grey and brown with dry pastels.

Modelling: Children build a head or bust with a “Giacometti-style” base from a block of hardening clay. Wire sculpture: Children reproduce the sculpture of the Walking Man in clay from a metal rod, Alberto Giacometti’s preferred method.

Still life: Like Giacometti paying homage to Cézanne, children work from compositions of apples, translating volumes and shadow play to dry pastels. Youth Workshops July 12 to 23, 2021 Monday to Friday 10:00. to midday or 14:00 to 16:00. 7-11 years, 20 children maximum per workshop.

Reservations: Grimaldi Forum Monaco ticket office: +377 99 99 30 00

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