MUSÉE RODIN AT ARTGENÈVE 2016
Presented by Akim Monet
BRONZES FROM THE MUSÉE RODIN
& correspondences around the Pavillon de l’Alma
Auguste RODIN, Louise BOURGEOIS, George GROSZ, Henri MATISSE,
and a figure from CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY
About the Musée Rodin at Artgèneve 2016
Akim Monet is proud to present on behalf of the Musée Rodin several iconic bronze sculptures in correspondence with carefully selected works by Louise Bourgeois, George Grosz, Henri Matisse and a figure from classical antiquity. Referring to the pivotal “Pavillon de l’Alma”, Auguste Rodin’s self-organized exhibition during the 1900 Paris Exposition Universelle, the Musée Rodin and Akim Monet are fulfilling the will of the sculptor to make his work known. The important pieces presented at Artgenève are available for purchase.
About Rodin the Alma Project
Rodin the Alma Project is a public-private partnership between the Musée Rodin, Paris and Akim Monet Side by Side Gallery, Berlin. Its mission is to illustrate the art historical connection between Rodin and the main proponents of Modernism, and to foster a relationship with contemporary art.
About Akim Monet
Since founding a contemporary art center in Switzerland 25 years ago, Monet, b.1968, has successfully conducted business in Paris, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tokyo. He worked for ten years in New York privately and as the director of sales for North America of legendary Picasso dealer Jan Kruger.
As an advisor to several eminent private collectors, Monet has discreetly handled important works by Édouard Manet, Auguste Rodin, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, George Grosz, Emil Nolde and Francis Bacon, as well as by Yves Klein, Andy Warhol, Anselm Kiefer and Damien Hirst.
In addition to his position as managing director of the Side by Side Gallery, Akim Monet remains active as principal of the private consulting firm Monet Art Advisory, which offers advice to clients on building collections, selling works discreetly and buying and selling at auction.
Akim Monet is an alumnus of Institut Le Rosey, and a graduate of Cornell University.
WORKS ON VIEW
GENERAL CONTACT DETAILS
LA FABRICATION D'UNE SCULPTURE
La fonte du bronze à la cire perdue - La Cariatide à l'urne
Présenté dans le musée Rodin, ce film pédagogique permet de comprendre la fabrication des sculptures en se basant sur des explications entièrement visuelle.