30 September 2014

The Mantle of Conscience by Anna Chromy

This is a new sculpture, recently installed in the gardens opposite Le Rose des Vents. 

It's called the Mantle of Conscience and is by the artist, Anna Chromy.

19 September 2014

'Very Hungry God' by Subodh Gupta

This is a sculpture recently seen outside the Grimaldi Forum.

It's called 'Very Hungry God' by artist Subodh Gupta, who is based in New Delhi.

It's made of approximately 3,000 pieces of stainless steel kitchenware.

07 September 2014

The Cow ready for a Swim

You'll find this cow in the gardens of the Princess Grace Hospital in Monaco.  She's called 'Elegante au Bains' and has been decorated by sculptor Anne Quemar.  In 2005 there were dozens of cows all over Monaco. They'd been created by well-known artists and scuptors in aid of charity.  This one was bought by the Baronne Brandstetter and donated to the hospital.

She marks the smoking area in the gardens.

29 August 2014

Larvotto Beach in August

Larvotto Beach in August.  Bodies, bodies.  I wonder what those two green plastic dolphins are for? (foreground left)

23 August 2014

Miami Plage

Miami Plage on Larvotto, before the lunchtime crowds.

15 August 2014

Monaco from the Bateau Bus

A fun way to see Monaco is on the Bateau Bus - the solar powered electric ferry that crosses the harbour and all it costs is 1.50 euros.  An easy and cheap way to pretend you own a super yacht!

On the day I took this (end of June) - you can see ominous clouds hung low over the la Tete du Chien (Head of the Dog) with only pinponts of sunlight on the buildings.
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