Akim Monet is the principal of Monet Art Advisory.
Since he founded a contemporary art center in Switzerland 30 years ago, Akim Monet has successfully conducted business in the art trade from Paris to London, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Tokyo; and he worked in New York for a decade, privately and as the director of sales for North America of legendary Picasso dealer Jan Krugier.
Akim Monet has handled important works by Édouard Manet, Auguste Rodin, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and Francis Bacon, as well as by Yves Klein, Andy Warhol, Anselm Kiefer and Damien Hirst. Most recently, he has succeeded in acquiring masterworks by George Grosz and Emil Nolde on behalf of a private European collector.
Akim Monet cultivates a very personal relationship with his clients in order to identify their individual tastes, so as to develop sound curatorial directions for their collection.
Akim Monet is an alumnus of Institut Le Rosey, and a graduate of Cornell University.