Omega has released a watch with the design of the Russian artist
ARTinvestment.RU   19 марта 2019

Dial and slim ceramic case of the new Rado True Thinline My Bird decorated with a feather and a picture of the mythical bird Stratim created by the artist Elena Miro

Watch My Bird done in blue (live as advised by science). The contours of a quill pen had been laid on the dial and bracelet (made by laser engraving). On the reverse side of the case bearing the image of a bird in the style of woodcut illustrations to Russian fairy tales. They also indicated edition (1001 instance) and alias of the artist.

Painter and designer Elena Miroshnichenko (Miro) was educated in Kharkov, and St.-Петербурге. It is not in the auction databases, it is more known for its applied projects. After moving to the West at the beginning of the two thousandth, Miroshnichenko worked with Hermes. She did a few copyright designs with the theme of Diaghilev's seasons of scarves for the French fashion houses and jewellery with motifs from Russian fairy tales. Sketches Eugenia Miro produced Limoges porcelain, French textiles and ceramics, well-known foreign manufacturers.

True Thinline — are large (diameter 39 cm), but thin (5 mm) female model is water-resistant to 30 meters Rado writes that they will be worth in the region of 160 000.

Collaborations with Western brands living Russian artists, fashion designers are still a rarity. From relatively recent examples comes to mind is that the projects of the designer Gosha Rybchinskogo with Adidas and the artist Color of the Stripes with Levi's and Reebok.

In the watch sphere manufacturers often inspired by ideas of the stars of world art — Escher, Picasso, Warhol, etc. With Russian artists you can remember Vacheron Constantin watches c sketch by Marc Chagall on the dial. However, he made them after only 27 years after the death of the native of Vitebsk.


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