Artwork historical past on my wrist – The Artsology Weblog

Some time again, whereas writing concerning the Keith Haring Polaroid digicam, I discussed how a lot I want I had purchased a Keith Haring Swatch once they got here out 30+ years in the past … effectively, now Swatch has some new inventive watches for our consideration!

I simply obtained an e mail from MoMA Retailer, and so they’re selling new Swatches that includes artwork by Roy Lichtenstein and Rene Magritte. One other probability 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 one hundredth anniversary of Roy Lichtenstein’s beginning, with particulars of his artworks from MoMA’s assortment. One fashion options particulars from Woman (1963), with the art work’s well-known smiling blonde reproduced on the watch’s face … the opposite fashion includes a melancholy crooner, the blonde lady topic of Reverie (1963), reproduced on the watch’s face.” Get more details on the Roy Lichtenstein Swatch here, together with data on purchase.

Lichtenstein and Magritte Swatch watches
New Swatch watches that includes artwork by Roy Lichtenstein and Rene Magritte, accessible 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 beloved 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.