vendredi 23 mars 2012

Studio Majd Patou Fathallah Sculptures /// Gallery 49 /// Galleria Monteoliveto

Here are some awesome exhibitors you'll want to see at Art Monaco 2012, from April 5th to the 8th: Studio Majd Patou Fathallah Sculptures , Gallery 49, and Galleria Monteoliveto


Born in Marseille in 1956 to a diplomatic family Majd Patou Fathallah is a British/Lebanese self-taught sculptor. Her early years, where on the move, enriching her view and search. After a career in radio, television and film production she became interested in philosophy, far eastern thought and music which somehow naturally led her to persue her heart's passion, sculpture. Having witnessed the civil war in the Lebanon and becoming aware of life's fragility profoundly affected her work. She has recently moved back to the UK, after spending four years in Northern Tuscany where she lived an isolated life dedicated to her sculpture.

Since its inception in 2000, Gallery 49 offers a program focused on creating abstract figurative art. Located in the heart of Saumur in the Vallée de la Loire, Anne Toulouse-Lauwers' Gallery 49 presents the work of renowned contemporary artists as new talent never ceases to trigger the imagination and the dream. In the warm world of tufa stone and wood, Gallery 49 remains true to it's original purpose: to present works of rigorous and original expression. 

Galleria Monteoliveto is a new exhibition path opened on the contemporary art world, a window into the international creativity, offering exhibition in the 2 galleries in Naples and Nice, in step with the modern cities of Europe. In 2008 the gallery has opened in Nice (France) Monteoliveto Gallery as a second exhibition space of the originary gallery located in the historic centre of Naples. The new space is dedicated to the presentation of artists realizing works of contemporary art designed according to an innovative design well expressing the importance of contemporary art as a tool for reading and representing of different points of view of our "changing world". The importance of these new trends has been the motivation for Monteoliveto Gallery to offer its artists during international exhibitions in Italy and abroad, starting a first route of penetration for promoting and disseminating his young emerging artists in the varied world of contemporary art.

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