Since founding a contemporary art center in Switzerland close to 30 years ago, Monet, b.1968, has successfully conducted business in Paris, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Tokyo. He worked for ten years in New York privately and as the director of sales for North America of legendary Picasso dealer Jan Krugier.
As an advisor to several eminent private collectors, Monet has discreetly handled important works by Auguste Rodin, Henri Matisse, George Grosz, Emil Nolde, and Francis Bacon, as well as by Yves Klein, Andy Warhol, Anselm Kiefer, and Damien Hirst.
In addition to his position as CEO of Akim Monet Fine Arts LLC, former CEO of Side by side Gallery Akim Monet Berlin, Akim will remain active as principal of the private consulting firm Monet Art Advisory, which offers advice to clients on building collections, selling works discreetly and buying and selling at auction.
Akim Monet is an alumnus of Institut Le Rosey,
and a graduate of Cornell University.