Artwork historical past on my wrist – The Artsology Weblog

Some time again, whereas writing in regards to the Keith Haring Polaroid digital camera, I discussed how a lot I want I had purchased a Keith Haring Swatch after they got here out 30+ years in the past … properly, now Swatch has some new creative watches for our consideration!

I simply acquired an e mail from MoMA Retailer, they usually’re selling new Swatches that includes artwork by Roy Lichtenstein and Rene Magritte. One other likelihood to put on some artwork historical past on my wrist!

Beneath left are the Lichtenstein Swatches, that are described as: “two watch designs celebrating the a hundredth anniversary of Roy Lichtenstein’s beginning, with particulars of his artworks from MoMA’s assortment. One fashion options particulars from Lady (1963), with the paintings’s well-known smiling blonde reproduced on the watch’s face … the opposite fashion contains a melancholy crooner, the blonde girl topic of Reverie (1963), reproduced on the watch’s face.” Get more details on the Roy Lichtenstein Swatch here, together with data on easy methods to purchase.

Lichtenstein and Magritte Swatch watches
New Swatch watches that includes artwork by Roy Lichtenstein and Rene Magritte, obtainable on the MoMA Retailer.

The Magritte Swatch watches are described as: “In celebration of the a hundred and twenty fifth anniversary of artist Rene Magritte’s beginning, Swatch has produced this particular collection of watches. One is adorned with a element from one of many artist’s legendary self-portraits, Le Fils de L’Homme (The Son of Man) (1964), which depicts the face of its bowler-hatted topic obscured by a hovering inexperienced apple — a quintessential Magritte image. The second options the smoking pipe of La Trahison des Photographs (The Treachery of Photographs) (1929). Magritte liked wordplay, and this portray is among the most well-known examples.” Get more details on these Magritte Swatch watches along with info on how to buy here.