‘Cartier: Epic of Style’ is an unprecedented retrospective exhibition jointly organized by the Grand Palais and the National Museum of France. As the most important stop of Cartier’s global journey, this return to Paris The art history exhibition is a tribute to Cartier’s style and a cultural recognition of Cartier’s important position in the field of decorative arts.
Since 1983, the Cartier Collection has been invited to hold 26 exhibitions at many of the world’s top cultural institutions, including the famous Metropolitan Museum in New York, the British Museum in London, and Carlos-Gour, Lisbon. The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the Beijing Palace Museum.
From December 4, 2013 to February 16, 2014, this highly creative historical heritage exhibition was opened to the public at the Grand Palais in Paris. It perfectly matched its grand and grand sense of space and its creative design, and became Cartier’s timeless style. Strong testimony with superb craftsmanship. The design concept of this curatorial is to place the work in a broader perspective of changes in taste, decorative arts, and even the entire art field, and to interpret Cartier-style epics in the context of more than a century of social development. The exhibition featured more than 600 Cartier collections, including high-end jewelry, mysterious clocks, watches and precious artifacts. In addition to exhibiting Cartier collections for the first time with many exhibits borrowed from private collectors, the exhibits also include Detailed and rich archival materials and historical data.
Committed to the inheritance of culture and art, this ‘Cartier: Epic Style’ opening ceremony has attracted many members of the European royal family and dignitaries to visit and preview, including former French President Valéry Giscard d’Estaing And his wife, Charles Philippe, Duke of Anjou, France, Albert de Monaco, Prince of Monaco, Lord and Lady Douro, the eldest son of the Duke of Wellington, and his wife, the British in France Ambassador Sir Peter Ricketts, and John Elkann, the descendant of the Agnelli family. In addition, the famous Chinese actress Lin Qingxia, the famous French actress Juliette Binoche, the Italian actress Monica Bulleci, the British actress Kristin Scott Thomas Scott Thomas) and famous French architect Jean Nouvel were also invited to attend the opening ceremony. Hosted by Cartier Global President and CEO, Stanislas Chauveau de Quercize, and President of the Grand Palace-National Museum Alliance, Mr. Jean-Paul Cluzel, extended a warm welcome to more than 200 guests and friends from the business and art world.