After a successful first edition, we are pleased to announce the second edition of artmonte-carlo, from Saturday April 29th to Sunday April 30th, 2017 (Preview on Friday April 28th from 4 pm) at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco.
Organised by Palexpo SA under the High Patronage of H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and the leadership of Thomas Hug, the salon aims to create a dialogue between a selection of renowned international galleries and a programme of institutional and curated exhibitions with a strong regional identity. For its second edition, artmonte-carlo will be hosting 37 galleries of contemporary and modern art, fourteen invited exhibitions and four curated shows.
Exhibiting galleries : Air de Paris (Paris), Almine Rech Gallery (Paris, Brussels, London), Art : Concept (Paris), Baró (Sao Paulo), Cortesi Gallery (Lugano, London), Esh Gallery (Milano), Gagosian Gallery (New York, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, London, Paris, Le Bourget, Roma, Athens, Geneva, Hong Kong), Galeria Filomena Soares (Lisbon), Galerie Barbara Thumm (Berlin), Galerie Catherine Issert (Saint-Paul-de-Vence), Galerie Chantal Crousel (Paris), Galerie Eva Meyer (Paris), galerie lange + pult (Zurich, Auvernier), Galerie Mitterrand (Paris), Galerie Natalie Seroussi (Paris), Galerie Sébastien Bertrand (Geneva), Galerie Xippas (Paris, Geneva, Montevideo, Punta del Este), Galleria Continua (San Gimignano, Beijing, Les Moulins, Havana), Galleria Franco Noero (Turin), Gallery ABC-Arte (Genova), GNYP (Berlin), Grob Gallery (Geneva), Horrach Moya (Palma de Mallorca), In Situ - Fabienne Leclerc (Paris), Jousse Entreprise (Paris), Marian Goodman Gallery (New York, Paris, London), MLF | Marie-Laure Fleisch (Roma, Brussels), Pablo's Birthday (New York), Pace (New York, London, Beijing, Hong Kong, Paris, Palo Alto, Seoul), Photo&Contemporary (Turin), Robilant+Voena (London, Milan, St Moritz), Setareh Gallery (Düsseldorf), Suzanne Syz Art Jewels (Geneva), Taste Contemporary (Geneva), The Breeder (Athens), Tornabuoni Art (Florence, Milan, Forte dei Marmi, Paris, London, Crans Montana), Victoria Miro (London).
Objects, My Friends will feature an exceptional design exhibition curated by Martine Bedin, an original and innovating way of presenting design at the salon. The exhibition will include works from prestigious galleries and designers among which ammann//gallery, Antonia Jannone – Disegni di Architettura, David Gill Gallery, Dilmos Milano, Duilio Forte, Franco Raggi, Galerie Catherine Issert, Galerie Maria Lund, Galerie Natalie Seroussi, Galerie Patrick Seguin/Gagosian Gallery, Galleria Clio Calvi Rudy Volpi, Galleria Luisa delle Piane, Galleria Paola Colombari, Galleria Rossana Orlandi, Gate 5 Gallery, Irene Grazioli, Jean Nouvel Design, Laffanour – Galerie Downtown, Marco Ferreri, Michele De Lucchi, Piotr Sierakowski, Post Design Milano, Riva Venise, Sèvres – Cité de la céramique, Taste Contemporary.
As part of its non-commercial programme, artmonte-carlo has invited institutions and non-profit art spaces: BeART (London), Delfina Foundation (Kiev), Espace de l'Art Concret (Mouans-Sartoux), Fiorucci Art Trust (London, Monaco), Fondazione Volume ! (Roma), Fondazione Bonotto (Molvena), Fondazione SoutHeritage per l'arte contemporanea (Matera), Francis Bacon MB Art Foundation (Monaco), IZOLYATSIA. Platform for Cultural Initiatives (London), Les Rencontres Philosophiques de Monaco (Monaco), Lumière (Marseille), Nouveau Musée National de Monaco (Monaco), Oracular / Vernacular (Marseille), SAM Art Projects (Paris), and Svetlana (New York). They will compete for the Prix Off artmontecarlo – F.P.Journe which will award the best presentation. The jury of the Prix Off artmontecarlo – F.P.Journe is composed of key figures of the European art scene, among which Marie-Claude Beaud (the Nouveau Musée National de Monaco) and Olivier Gabet (Musée des Arts Décoratifs de Paris).
Contemporary art on a private boat is a special section of artmonte-carlo: This year, New York and Berlin-based curator Mohammad Salemy will propose This is the Sea, a group show with fifteen international artists on a private yacht at Port Hercule, Monaco.
Finally, M 50, a giant bubble by Hans-Walther Müller, will be exhibited on the Grimaldi Forum’s esplanade and used for performances and conferences, as well as for a concert celebrating Philip Glass' 80th birthday, on Saturday, 29th of April at 7 pm.
artmonte-carlo warmly thanks its partners F.P.Journe, Ruinart, sabrina monte-carlo, Monaco Boat Service – Riva and the Société Monégasque de Transports.