Vacheron Constantin becomes a partner of the prestigious Louvre: this exclusive partnership will lead to a series of collaborative and co-creation projects in the fields of craftsmanship, fine watchmaking, art and culture.
The two institutions had already had the opportunity to collaborate in 2016, when the clock La Création du Monde, an XNUMXth century masterpiece exhibited at Louvre, was restored thanks to the patronage of Vacheron Constantin.
As evidenced by the numerous partnerships, the Maison Vacheron Constantin has always been closely linked to art and culture. The relationship with the Louvre represents the natural evolution of the celebration of beauty and the commitment to preserve and transmit the heritage of the past. Future projects will include collaborations inspired by the collections of the Louvre.
The partnership with the Louvre is the natural continuation of the artistic and cultural commitment of Vacheron Constantin, which embraces areas typical of secular institutions, for which the archiving, conservation and restoration of heritage play a crucial role. The passion for the magnificence of the past and for the transmission of knowledge also entails a profound respect for the art professions, essential in the creations of the Geneva Maison as well as in the activities of the Louvre. Strengthened by these shared skills, which will foster exchanges on craft practices and techniques, the two institutions have signed a partnership in the form of watchmaking projects inspired by the masterpieces of the Louvre.
Vacheron Constantin and Louvre they will also collaborate on projects aimed at promoting art, creativity and beauty through a multicultural approach. The Louvre, whose original nucleus dates back more than eight hundred years ago, is a former royal palace, which opened its doors to the public as a museum in 1793. Its collections, which span nine thousand years and five continents, number 620.000 works, among the such as some very famous ones such as the Mona Lisa, the Nike of Samothrace and the Venus de Milo, are objects of universal admiration. The Louvre is the first museum in the world by number of visitors: in 2018 there were 10,2 million.