Artcurial will take up its summer quarters on the Riviera, at the Hôtel Hermitage, for one week, from July 17 to 22, in the heart of the eternally elegant Monte-Carlo.

Artcurial will be holding the second edition of Monaco Sculptures in partnership with Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer, owner and operator of the most prestigious tourist establishments in the Principality.

The sale will bring together a narrow selection of the great names of 20th and 21st century sculpture: Bernar Venet, Tony Cragg, César, Philippe Hiquily, Niki de Saint Phalle, Robert Combas, Pablo Reinoso, Di Teana, Balthasar Lobo, Arman, and Wim Delvoye, the auction house said.

The sculptures can be seen now, in the gardens of the Principality, in the grounds of the Hôtel de Paris, the Hermitage and the Monte-Carlo Beach Club.

At nearly six metres tall, Philippe Hiquily’s The moon woman is particularly impressive