Latifa Echakhch presents a new installation designed specifically for the Villa Sauber. From Friday 20 April to Sunday 28 October, from 10 am to 6 pm Nouveau Musée National - Villa Sauber
The exhibition is curated by Célia
Bernasconi and evokes distant memories of the birth of Monte-Carlo - from the
creation of the Opera Garnier to the lush gardens of exotic plants – combining them
with the artist's impressions and childhood memories.
This landscape, suspended by wires from imaginary theatre
machinery, is closely linked to the tradition of automata, from which Latifa
Echakhch took inspiration to create a mechanical garden in the rooms of the
This is the last exhibition at the Villa Sauber before it closes
for work to be undertaken. Latifa Echakhch has designed this exhibition by
renewing the tradition of the romantic landscape and its associated topos - the
contemplation of ruins - and drawing inspiration from the setting of this iconic
Belle Epoque residence and its rose garden.