Monday, 21 February 2011

VAN CLEEF & ARPELS: Set in Style, NY Exhibition

The exhibition about "Van Cleef and Arpels: set in Style" at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York is a must see! Not only it features 350 magnificent pieces belonging to private collectors around the world but it is also curated to perfection. Exquisite taste selecting the works, great documentation and innovative display!, what else can we ask in an exhibition?.

The exhibition is organised around six topics: innovation, transformations, nature, exoticism, fashion and personalities.

The brooch above is great Art Deco onix, emerald and diamond Anneau design from 1919.  It is displayed in th Innovation section at the Cooper-Hewitt exhibition and it belongs to Van Cleef's collection.