Arts & Culture|Philanthropy
26 June 2017

Leonardo DiCaprio foundation gala auction 2017 in Saint-Tropez

“Climate change is real, it is happening right now, it’s the most urgent threat facing our entire species, and we need to work together and stop procrastinating.”

Leonardo DiCaprio

This sentence summarizes the philosophy of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation which organizes an art auction in Gassin on the heights of Saint-Tropez. Monika Bacardi, very sensitive to environmental issues was naturally present at this gala.

There were works by Jenny Holzer, Sean Scully, Tom Sachs, Paola Pivi, Tracey Emin, Juian Schnabel and Frank Gehry.

This year, many stars have responded to the call of Leonardo DiCaprio and the gala will include Prince Albert II of Monaco, actresses Cate Blanchett, Marion Cotillard, PenŽlope Cruz, Emma Stone, Uma Thurman, pop star Madonna, As well as the grandson of the famous commander, Philippe Cousteau Jr., actors Tom Hanks, Jared Leto, Edward Norton and Leonardo DiCaprio’s best friend Tobey Maguire. Guest of honour of this fourth edition, the Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo.

The singer Lenny Kravitz offered a musical performance during the evening.

Lady Monika Bacardi

Film producer & Philanthrope