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Tribute to Grace Kelly in Monaco

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5 April 2019

Under the High Patronage and in the presence of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, Stéphane Bolongaro and Adriana Karembeu, the godmother of the exhibition, pay tribute to the 90th anniversary of the birth of Princess Grace through a unique event combining art and the American cinema of the years 1950-1960, with the participation of Stéphane Bern.

A great admirer of Grace Kelly and American cinema from the 1950s to 1960s, Stéphane Bolongaro, a Nice artist and father of the famous Totor, pays homage to Princess Grace through a unique event recounting her Hollywood career on the occasion of the 90th anniversary fro! her birth.

You will discover the actress through original and unpublished works, created especially for the occasion by 50 American artists in collaboration with Stéphane Bolongaro. Each artist unleashed their imagination to celebrate the actress and the icon of those years.

In 11 films including cult movies, Grace Kelly has propelled the firmament of Hollywood stars. Unique and timeless, it remains today an essential icon inspiring many artists.


Flashback in 1950s Hollywood. As you enter this cinematographic universe and visit, you will discover sculptures, paintings and unpublished works, each more surprising than the next, which celebrate the actress Grace Kelly.

Over the course of the exhibition, excerpts from Grace Kelly's cult films such as Fenêtre sur Cour, Alfred Hitchcock's La Main au Collet and Charles Walters' High Society will be broadcast. You can also get behind the wheel of the famous 1953 Sunbeam Alpine blue convertible driven by Grace Kelly in La Main au Collet.


With your movie ticket, you will cross the screen to become a player of the 7th Art on one of the movie sets created for the event. Invited by the directors Jean-Christophe de Revière and Claude Lelouch, you will shoot a souvenir sequence with the many stars present such as Alain Delon, Patrick Duffy or Linda Evans.

Celebration and Remembrance

A book, in limited edition, containing all the works presented and prefaced by Raphael Enthoven, will be given to all guests to remember this moment together.


'The Award' will be handed to all actresses and actors present at the Princess Grace tribute. 'The Award' is a unique piece designed by Stéphane Bolongaro and created by John Lopez Studio. Each guest will receive an Honor Award to thank them for sharing this moment with us.


Melanie de Biasio, jazz singer and best songwriter at the MIA'S Award and the D6BELS Music Awards, will perform two of her hits including Your Freedom is the End of Me.

Precious Wilson and the band Opus, famous for the song Live Is Life, will close the evening with a live concert.

Espace Collection de Voitures de S.A.S le Prince de Monaco
5 Terrasses de Fontvieille, 98000 Monaco 

Open to public : du 19 au 28 avril 2019