Month: January 2021

Rolex Honors William Kentridge’s First Large-scale Exhibition In China

Beijing, June 26, 2015. Rolex is proud to support South African artist William Kentridge’s solo exhibition ‘Notes Toward a Model Opera’ at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Beijing from June 27th.
   Kentridge is a world-renowned South African artist. Because of participating in the Rolex Creative Recommendation Funding Program, he became associated with the Swiss watch industry leader Rolex and served as the young Colombian artist Mateo Lopez from 2012 to 2013. López).
   This exhibition is Mr. Kentridge’s first large-scale solo exhibition in China. By supporting this historic Beijing exhibition, Rolex is demonstrating its continued commitment to the promotion of human cultural heritage, and its continued support for excellence and achievement. This is where Rolex’s key values ​​are.
   This solo exhibition will feature William Kentridge’s major works over the past 25 years and new works created especially for Chinese audiences. The exhibition will run until August 30th, and will be toured in Nanjing Sifang Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul National Museum of Modern Art, and other Asian venues.
   Asian audiences first encountered William Kentridge’s work at the innovative and breakthrough 2000 Shanghai Biennale. At the time, Mr. Kentridge expressed multiple topics in a variety of visual languages. Many visitors were deeply impressed by this unique way attract.
   Rebecca Irvine, deputy director of Rolex’s public relations image department, said that Rolex is honored to be associated with this outstanding South African artist. ‘William Kentridge has unique creative skills and applies them to multiple art media. His work has long shown a unique resonance with China, and this exhibition will continue this resonance .Williams is a model mentor to the Rolex Creative Advice Funding Program, and we are honored to once again support his cause and allow thousands of visitors to appreciate his outstanding talent. ‘
   This Beijing exhibition also has a special link, which is the conversation between Mr. Kentridge and Mateo Lopez-‘From the studio as a methodology: Kentridge talks to Lopez’. In addition, Mr. Lopez will also hold two seminars to communicate with local students. The two worked closely together during a one-year art direction. Mr Lopez recently commented: ‘I have to say that working with William is an extremely valuable experience in my artist’s life.’
   Asian mentors and students who have participated in the Rolex Creative Arts Recommendation Funding Program include: Zhang Yimou (Film Tutor, Mainland China), Lin Huaimin (Dance Instructor, Taiwan), Meijima Kazuyo (Architecture Instructor, Japan), Sasuke Kawahara (Dance Instructor, Japan), Handa Shinki (visual art student, Japan), Sanjiga (dance student, China) and Zhao Yang (architect student, China).
   The Rolex Creative Funding Program is grateful to the members of the Advisory Board for their generous support, time and effort, and outstanding artists and practitioners for nominating and recommending mentor candidates, so that the Asian region has its rightful place in the program. Members of the advisory board from Asia include: Xu Bing (Mainland China), Lin Zhaohua (Mainland China), Lin Zhaoliang (Taiwan, currently living in the United States) and Cai Guoqiang (Mainland China, currently living in the United States).
Rolex Creative Funding Program
   The Rolex Creative Funding Program is designed to ensure the inheritance of artistic traditions around the world, thereby making a significant contribution to global culture. This program allows mentors and students from seven fields of architecture, dance, film, literature, music, theater, and visual arts to conduct one-year one-on-one creative collaborations. Since its founding in 2002, this biennial philanthropic program has established a distinguished art community that connects artists around the world. The Rolex Creative Advice Funding Program has attracted some of the world’s leading artists as mentors, including: Margaret Atwood, John Baldessari, Tahar Ben Jaylen (Tahar Ben Jelloun), Trisha Brown, Patrice Chéreau (deceased), Sir Colin Davis (deceased), Anna Te Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Olafur Eliasson, Brian Eno, Hans Maglus Enzensberg ( Hans Magnus Enzensberger, William Forsythe, Stephen Frears, Gilberto Gil, William Kentridge, Sir Peter Hall (Sir Peter Hall), David Hockney, Rebecca Horn, Lin Huaimin, Alessandro Gonzales Inarito nzález Iñárritu), Anish Kapoor, Jiří Kylián, Toni Morrison, Walter Murch, Milla Nair ( Mira Nair, Youssou N’Dour, Jessye Norman, Michael Ondaatje, Alexei Ratmansky, Kay Kaija Saariaho, Martin Scorsese, Kazuyo Sejima, Peter Sell ars, Álvaro Siza), Wole Soyinka, Julie Taymor, Saburo Teshigawara, Jennifer Tipton, Kate Valk ), Mario Vargas Llosa, Robert Wilson, Zhang Yimou, Pinchas Zukerman, and Peter Zumthor .
Rolex
   Rolex is known worldwide for its superb craftsmanship and expertise. Its waterproof Oyster watch is a symbol of excellence, performance and dignity. Rolex pioneered the development of watches as early as 1905, and successfully launched a number of major watchmaking innovations. In addition, Rolex actively supports the arts, adventure, sports, and environmental causes through sponsorship and charity programs.

Piaget Piaget Global High Jewellery Flagship Store, No. 7 Heping Road

No. 7 Heping Road-Piaget’s top jewelry flagship store with elegant and warm decoration invites everyone to experience a magical tour that is rich in contemporary charm and can not be provided by ordinary specialty stores. Since 1874, Piaget’s family has never hesitated to share the rich foundation of the brand’s foundation. The deep double watchmaking craftsmanship and adept high-end jewelry nourish the spirit of Piaget’s brand spirit.

   ‘Transforming dreams into accessible reality and creating classics that reflect the style of the times has always been Piaget’s brand DNA and the core reason for the existence of No. 7 Heping Road today. The opening of No. 7 Heping Road has nothing to do with whether the brand is further expanded The flagship store map represents an extraordinary field that embodies the enthusiasm and enthusiasm of Piaget’s family ‘—— Mr. Philippe Léopold-Metzger, Piaget Global Chief Executive Officer, is the flagship store of Peace Road Annotated.
A legendary place

   No. 7 Heping Road, which gave birth to the future of high-end custom-made clothing in Paris. Charles-Frédéric Worth, the father of uniforms, walked through the scissors room of the weaving. Since opening in 1858, Worth’s luxury salons have become a fashion hub for the world’s richest elites. The legend is not far away, the edge is still there, and Piaget will continue to write its contemporary legend from this moment. Based on the aesthetic insights of architect Christine Querlioz of Atelier Sasha Architects, this side covers 510 square meters and crosses three millenniums of sanctuary. It will be inherited by each compartment such as the Queen’s Royal Estate. The splendid magical powers of the past spread to every guest who came.
Consistent brand value

   Piaget’s carefully measured creativity and bold consciousness turned into a dazzling, generous shot from the site of No. 7 Heping Road. ‘Vitrine Extraordinaire’, ‘Extraordinary Scenery Showcase’, invites contemporary playwrights to compose a new series of stories. When night falls, the newly remodeled display window is shrouded in a strange halo emanating from technological fiber optics. When guests stepped on the gate of No. 7 Heping Road, they were immediately immersed in the siege created to show traditional handicrafts. This fantasy and real scene mobilized 20 kinds of craftsmen and took more than 26,000 hours to work Achieved perfection. Laminated oak wood floors, woven oak panelling and display chandelier, illuminated by delicate Murano handmade lamps, are gilded with gold leaf patterns. The magnificent 3.5-meter-high chandelier extends the hospitality of Count Piaget and invites guests to go straight to the open terrace on the second floor. The unique display window in the vicinity is even more dazzling with the unique gold leaf mosaic pattern refined by the Italian ancestral family business.
Unforgettable experience
   The unique beauty of No. 7 Heping Road perfectly matches the style created by Piaget in 1957, using only precious media. Simple and introverted or complicated, exquisite classical or avant-garde luxury, each piece of jewellery creation keeps pace with the times. Just like the Possession ring, it echoes the skill cultivated by the jewellery belt craftsman. In the past three generations, they hammered or carved as needed to shape the gold into a shiny ribbon.
   Just like Piaget’s brand motto ‘Always do better than necessary’-always do better than required, No. 7 Heping Road redefines the concept of high-end watch display space. The Métiers craft showcase showcases Piaget’s self-developed movements: Under the planning of Global Chief Executive Officer Mai Zhenjie, Piaget has produced more than 25 ultra-thin movements in the past few years. The digital video displayed in the store captures the unique spiritual and professional accomplishments of the uniquely limited timepieces contained in the La Côte-aux-Fées workshop. Look at your watch, and a professional watchmaker will be waiting for them at the scene.
   Overlooking the elegant garden landscape, the high jewelry display area also pays tribute to the craftsmen of Piaget’s family. In the exquisite display window, the adjustable lateral double-sided entrance lighting lights up the elegance and luxury of the two major annual series. Piaget’s iconic gemstone cutting, horse-eye shape and petticoat cutting are all magnified with the most delicate setting, and the bright and colorful hard stones are also listed, which vividly symbolizes the unrestrained Piaget family. Freedom of expression.
   On the first floor of No. 7 Heping Road, the pomps and rituals conceived in the name of love pampered the visiting lovers to expose the mystery of the charm of the wedding ring series and Piaget Passion diamond series from 0.3 carats to unlimited.

   Along the window of historical heritage, the display gallery has set up a reception area for temporary exhibitions, cocktail parties, and even organizing an intimate dinner party. The rich and varied possibilities of No. 7 Heping Road have jointly created the all-encompassing 21st Century Piaget Society.

Dive Watch That Can Be Taken For 30,000 Yuan

In the hot summer again, this is the season when a girl is in good shape and a man is in good time. Whether it is daily wear or there is a need for beach play and diving, diving watches are a good choice. Today, we will introduce several diving watches with a price of about 30,000 yuan to see what good options are available.
Breitling Super Ocean Series A17392D7 / BD68 / 162A

Product model: A17392D7 / BD68 / 162A
Domestic public price: 30200
Watch diameter: 44 mm
Case thickness: 14.20 mm
Movement type: automatic
Movement model: Cal.17
Case material: stainless steel matte, unidirectional ratchet bezel
Water resistance: 1000 meters
Watch details: 2824-2 self-winding movement with a power reserve of 40 hours. The watch is water-resistant to 1,000 meters, far exceeding the requirements of professional diving watches. The domestic price is only 30,200 yuan, is a diving watch worth buying.
Omega Seahorse 300

Product model: 212.30.41.20.01.003
Domestic public price: ¥ 32400
Watch diameter: 41 mm
Case thickness: 10 mm
Movement type: automatic
Movement model: Cal.2500
Case material: stainless steel, unidirectional rotating bezel
Water resistance: 300 meters
Watch details: 03-92 DIVER

Model: BR 03-92 DIVER
Domestic public price: ¥ 27600
Watch diameter: 42 mm
Movement type: automatic
Movement model: BR-CAL.302
Case material: polished satin steel
Water resistance: 300 meters
Watch details: bellross / 54817 /
Reason for recommendation: Bell & Ross aims to “make watches for professionals”, so Bell & Ross watches we all know are known for their high-level craftsmanship. This Bell & Ross INSTRUMENTS series watch has a square case with a black dial and a rubber strap of the same color. As a professional diving watch, this watch has a water resistance of 300 meters and a screw-type fixed crown design, which can withstand the pressure of deeper underwater areas. Not only that, the square housing made of stainless steel is reinforced by a thick back to ensure extremely high water pressure resistance. In addition to its excellent quality, this diving watch is designed in a different shape than in the past, and is also a good choice to show personality. The domestic price of this light gray watch is 27,600 yuan. Friends who like it can click on the details of the watch or choose to go to the store for detailed consultation.

In summary: which diving watch of about 30,000 yuan do you prefer? Do n’t forget that if you like it, you still have to try it on in the store to find the one that really suits you!