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Monaco Modern Art Gallery contributes to the local art scene

A new gallery of Avenue Princess Grace opens its doors, introducing international artists along with the work of Rev. Philip himself of Monaco.

Monaco Modern Art Gallery is a former artist studio of Rev. Philip, a personality of Monaco. Even today, his large works of art dominate the space with their texture, image and symbolism, but they are placed alongside other works by international artists such as Banksy. Rene Gruau, Raymon Anse and Valerio Adami.

“The idea was to work with the Monaco Agency for Contemporary Art and Artists to create an exhibition space here in Monaco,” explains curator Lani Banuska T. Modery. “So, as you can see here today, we have beautiful paintings from Philip and artwork from great international artists, and others will come throughout the summer.”

Pastor’s current exhibition, Raffin du MondeFeatures a selection of his recent monumental paintings on the theme of climate change. The material, which functions in layers and is exposed to the elements of nature, evokes the unrestricted power of nature that transfers human violence and destructive energy to his environment.

The exhibition includes paintings from his series Blue monochromeIn honor of the sea, especially the Mediterranean, the area of ​​inspiration for his work. These luminescent components, which integrate pigments and natural elements, evoke pollution of the seabed.

“The minister always has a huge canvas that plays with fire, water, and wind … he keeps it outside for days, so there’s a real interaction,” says Modery. “And since opening the gallery at the end of May, these works have received the most attention, and passers-by are really attracted to them.”

Other works in the gallery are: clown Bernard Lorjou (1908-1986), Vintage American flag Alec Monopoly, Interno Pubblico Valerio Adami (b1935), Streetopoly Dean Zeus Colman (b1968), and GDP rat According to Banksy.

The Monaco Modern Art Gallery is open to the public.

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