First look at new Cannes Film Festival poster

The official poster for the 69th edition of the world famous Cannes Film Festival has been released and it is a true testament to our beautiful region.Read more

Taba Naba celebrates Australian art

Taba Naba is a unique exhibition taking place from 24th March to 30th September 2016 in the breathtaking Musée de Océanographique de Monaco, which will showcase Aboriginal and oceanic artwork from both traditional and contemporary artists.Read more

Sassan Behnam Bakhtiar

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Sassan Behnam Bakhtiar may be the new kid on the block, but his works have already been sold by Christie's auction house, alongside those by the reputable Parviz Tanavoli, Shirin Neshat, Farhad Moshiri, Reza Derakhshani, Charles Hossein Zenderoudi and many more. The latest to sell was his portrait of Soraya Esfandiari Bakhtiari - a member of the artist's own family tree and an artwork true to Sassan's signature style.Read more

Winners and losers in Capital of Culture

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Splendour and misery have been close neighbours in Marseille for 2,600 years. And last year, when the Phoenician city was the European Capital of Culture, was no exception.Read more

Eastern spirit in western watercolours

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Davide Benati is unmistakable. The distinctive mark of the painter from Reggio Emilia is his large watercolours. The Riviera Times spoke to the artist about his history and exclusive work with the Marlborough Gallery in Monaco.Read more

New Francis Bacon art foundation

A new private, non-profit organisation dedicated to Irish born, British artist Francis Bacon has been established in Monaco and is due to open in autumn of 2014.Read more

Biot attracts key opera star

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"Small is beautiful" … this has always been and always will be the motto of the Heures Musicales, which every year attracts national and international artists to the tiny church of Biot in the hinterland of Antibes.Read more

Design meets art

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The idea is both original and promising: one outstanding, widely-celebrated jewellery designer discovers a new path in his career. He combines his talent for design with the vision of artists, collaborating with them to produce a fusion of two creative processes in one extraordinary piece of jewellery.Read more

Life support: financial household

Dear Andy,
One of my New Year's resolutions is to sort out my finances. Indeed, over the past few months with Christmas and paying my taxes I have found myself in a bit of a hole. Do you have any advice?
Frugal in FrejusRead more

Where life is art and art is life

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Ben has done it again: he has taken the Marlborough Gallery by storm. From the moment you walk in you can see and feel him in every nook and cranny.
The walls are adorned with his iconic 'word-pictures', the floor covered with a big carpet on which you would have to dance the tango, if you did what is written on it.Read more