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Articles on the subject: Watch Stories

Elsa Zylberstein
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For Elsa Zylberstein, a watch must be more than a timepiece

She is one of the most brilliant French actresses of her generation. One of the most versatile, too, switching between comedy and drama with disconcerting ease. Elsa Zylberstein talks watches to FHH Journal.

Friday, 25 June 2021
Frank Rousseau
4 min read
American 1921 Pièce Unique (from 2021) and Heritage piece from 1921 © Vacheron Constantin
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Vacheron Constantin remakes history with the American 1921

For the 100th anniversary of the American 1921, Vacheron Constantin has recreated the original watch using only techniques and tools from a century ago. The fifteen-month project began with a deep dive into the Manufacture’s archives and its stock of period components.

Wednesday, 26 May 2021
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Make way for "artketing"

In October 2014, the Fondation Louis Vuitton, an exhibition space designed by Frank Gehry, opened in Paris. French daily Le Monde took this opportunity to question Christophe Rioux, a lecturer at Sciences Po Paris, on the increasingly close-knit ties between luxury and contemporary art.

Friday, 05 December 2014
3 min read
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Drive time

Automakers legitimately steal the limelight from watchmakers at the Geneva Motor Show, but this doesn't prevent the custodians of time from using the event to move communications into top gear. A few examples from the 83rd Show.

Monday, 18 March 2013
Flavia Giovannelli
4 min read
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The Fondation Cartier, 30 years of intimacy with contemporary art

Spotlight on a foundation that keeps a finger on the pulse of creativity.

Thursday, 14 March 2013
5 min read
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A man in tune with his times

A lively interview with Hervé Chandès, General Director of the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain.

Thursday, 14 March 2013
4 min read
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Vanitas vanitatum, the relentless passing of time

What more evocative allegory for these words from the book of Ecclesiastes, which evoke human "vanity" and the transience of human life, than the skull. An imagery watchmakers have been quick to seize upon.

Wednesday, 10 October 2012
3 min read
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The Clock puts Christian Marclay on Time Magazine's Top 100 list

The Clock, winner of the Golden Lion at the 54th Venice Biennale, has catapulted Christian Marclay to the pantheon of the world's most influential people. Time Magazine ranks the artist, a recent guest lecturer at Lausanne University of Art and Design, second in its 2012 Top 100.

Monday, 04 June 2012
4 min read
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Vintage

The retro resurgence

“Back to the future”
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