Jewels of the World Fair joined Point Art Monaco
The Diaghilev space at the Grimaldi Forum was transformed into a sophisticated art gallery or rather a fine museum, becoming the new home of the 5th edition of Point Art Monaco & Jewels of the World Fair, under the high patronage of HSH Prince Albert II, that run from July 22-26, 2015. A preview cocktail was organised on July 21, for privileged art collectors and art lovers.
This prestigious event reunited twenty-one internationally renowned fine art galleries and for the first time five major jewelry brands. The participating art galleries are regularly connected with the major cultural institutions, among them the Louvre Museum in Paris, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Pinacoteca de Brera in Milan, or the MOMA in New York, attesting to their world recognition.
The Jewels of the World Fair was created in 2003 by Valentina Vassileva, bringing more than twenty years of experience and knowledge organizing specialized salons, in the domain of art and luxury. Her projects are of an international breath, from Moscow, Vienna, Amsterdam and New York. It was in Bakou, Azerbaidjan, strategic ancient silk route, that Valentina launched the concept of Jewels of the World. This fair brings together haute jewelry and the fruit of timeless savoir-faire. This salon travels around the world and in July joined PAM in the Principality, a perfect union of beauty, culture and know-how.
Point Art Monaco was created in 2004, and in 2011 it evolved into a commercial interest group directed by Marietta Vinci-Corsini, with the active participation from the onset of five important Monegasque galleries:
- Adriano Ribolzi Art Gallery
- Galeria Filippo Grippaldi
- Maison d’Art
- MC Fine Arts
- M.F. Toninelli Art Moderne
Their mission is to promote art in the Principality in offering excellence in a fascinating voyage through the different eras and styles. This prestigious event exhibited an incredible selection of Old Masters, Modern and Contemporary paintings, antiques and fine jewelry, registering important sales among discerning collectors.
“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.“ Aristotle