Art Basel 2019
Monart, main sponsor of the Kunthaus Baselland for Clément Cogitore
Paris – June 6, 2019. monart will be very present at Artbasel and Liste exhibitions, which will be held from 13 to 16 June in Basel. For Malo Girod de l’Ain, president of monart, “ArtBasel, this world meeting of galleries is an unique opportunity for monart to present its investment platform and its business model based on blockchain ».
Main sponsor of Clément Cogitore’s exhibition
Monart will appear for the first time as the main sponsor of the Kunsthaus Baselland for the Clément Cogitore’s solo exhibition. It’s among monart art collection very first acquisition.
This video artist has won several awards, including the Marcel Duchamp Prize 2018. He already runs his own studio at the Beaux-Arts in Paris. “He is an international Frenchman who exhibits all over the world with contracts until 2023”, explains Eva Hober, monart’s Chief Art Officer.
Picture: “Uchronies” by Cogitore, Eva Hober Gallery
The first International Art Collection
Eva Hober has joined monart, as Chief Art Officer to create the first international Art Collection for monart. Art Basel 2019 will allow her to begin her acquisitions, to explore future partnerships with institutions to support exhibitions and artists to create artworks. “Eva Hober will help us to build a very high quality art collection and develop our investment platform,” concludes Pauline Houl, monart co-founder and CEO, based in Beijing.
Learn more about Eva Hober here.
Picture: Malo Girod de l’Ain, Pauline Houl and Eva Hober
Unique artistic team
With Eva Hober, monart has appointed Christophe Durand-Ruel (ex-Christie’s) as Special Art Advisor.
“History will remember that 150 years ago, Paul Durand-Ruel, Christophe’s great-great-grandfather, created the model of art galleries, and today Christophe Durand-Ruel invents, with monart, the economic model of 21st century art,” explains Malo Girod de l’Ain. “monart can allow us to buy digital art without having to give it at home. With monart, we collect the art of our time and in particular, benefit from new technologies in the art world” precises Christophe Durand-Ruel.
Picture: Christophe Durand-Ruel with Pauline Houl.
Read Christophe Durand-Ruel interview here.
Monart’s ambition is to reinvent the $67.4 billion a year art market and to bring liquidity to the $3 trillion currently illiquid art assets with:
- innovative art experiences to better discover artist’s universe with 3D virtual exhibitions, 3D tours of artists’ studios both visible on PC, phone, VR headsets, Augmented Reality tools, Artificial Intelligence creations and more
- creative new business models based on the Blockchain including securing artworks and transactions on the Blockchain plus sales of parts of artworks and parts of collections of artworks
- international promotion online and offline, of the best artists and their selected artworks
- purchase of a large monart art collection.