A continuing project of the Carré Doré Gallery Monte-Carlo aims at presenting contemporary artists from all over the world, working in all of the art disciplines. At any moment, the Gallery offers to its customers in search of cool and resreshing art, an endless choice of styles, genres, versions ......
Bertram "Bert" Stern (1929-2013, NYC) was an American commercial photographer, known mostly for the 2.500 photos of Marylin Monroe taken by him in summer of 1962.
Miguel Vallinas was born in Valladolid in Spain in 1972. Lives in Madrid.
His photo series - "Skins" and "Second Skins" - enjoyed a big success internationally. In the first one, he photographed himself in the attire of various professions, from matador to mechanic, to explore "the inner reality of a man", whereas in the "Second Skins" he reflect upon the choices we make in our outward appearance, and what they tell the world about our character.
MASAMI TAKEMOTO was born in 1976. He was predestined to become a monk. Which he did. But once he graduated, he realized his dream: to become a contemporary art artist, despite the Japanese tradition. This is the reason why he comes to France and studies at the Art school of Villa Arson in Nice. Today, Masami Takemoto lives and works between Japan and Paris.
ZORIKTO DORDZHIEV was born in 1976 in Ulan-Ude, the capital of Buryatia, one of the republics of the Russian Federation set along the border with Mongolia. In 2002 he graduated "magna cum laude" the State Arts Institute in Krasnoyarsk. His personal exhibitions were held in the Russian Museum in Saint Petersbourg, in the Museum of Oriental Arts in Moscow. His art was welcome also in London, Beijing, Strasbourg, Brussels, Taipei, Luxembourg, New-York.
Marcos Marin was born in Brazil in 1967. He currently lives in Monaco.
From a young age, he began his carrier as a pianist, and came to Angers, France to study music. At the same time, he was growing more and more passionate about painting.
Marcos met Vasarely in 1990 at the "Cité des Arts" in Paris. Intrigued by his work, Marcos Marin engages in the adventure of optical art. His works ended up being commended by two awards: the FIAT award for his work on Christopher Columbus that celebrate the 500th anniversary of the discovery of America (FIAT Museim in Turin), and the Philips Collection Award for his work on Mona Lisa. His first monumental sculpture was erected in 2003. It will be exposed in the Coconut Grove Convention Center for the inauguration of the big Arteamericas fair.
In 2004 Marcos Marin took part in Art Basel Miami.