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Over the past decade Monaco has touted its cultural credentials to attract a savvier, younger, and more artistically aware crowd. The Villa Sauber and Villa Paloma museums are two stunning art spaces set in palatial former homes across the city from one another. Both bring in global culture vultures by way of contemporary-art exhibitions and shows covering sculpture, architecture, photography, and the French Riviera’s glamorous history. The villas are amazing in themselves; the Sauber is a belle époque home built by the developers of the Casino de Monte-Carlo, while Villa Paloma was constructed by an American, Edward N. Dickerson, who adored the view across the Bay of Monaco.