montaut-1As a tribute to the Montaut couple, who were responsible for the creation of Mecanic Art in France, the Ernest and Gamy MONTAUT museum will open in summer 2015. These artists are renowned across the globe for their gouache enhanced lithographs which create the illusion of speed and space.

montaut-1They recreated the exploits of the modern heroes of motorised vehicles in the early 20th century – the racers of cars, motorcycles, boats and aircraft. Almost 200 works by the only artistic couple in the Mecanic Art movement are brought together in the museum.