June 2018 will be a special month for luxury watch enthusiasts in Thailand. On noticing the country’s growing appreciation of Audemars Piguet timepieces, the luxury watchmaker decided to take the initiative to share its origins, heritage and values during this one-of-a-kind exhibition.
Audemars Piguet will be bringing its heritage timepieces for the first time, examples of the company’s groundbreaking horological innovations will be on display in an exhibition entitled “From Le Brassus to Bangkok”. Telling the story of the brand’s rich heritage, the exhibition will take visitors on a journey through the brand’s rich 143-year history and its unwavering dedication to the art of watchmaking. The exhibition will highlight the main milestones of this epic watchmaking story, while demonstrating the manufacturer’s unwavering loyalty to its core philosophy: “To Break the Rules, You Must First Master Them”.
Also showcased, will be the brand’s first collaboration with Thai contemporary artist, Arin Rungjang. The brand is excited about this creative collaboration and the others that will follow, an inevitable outcome of two different cultures meeting through a shared appreciation to together create something rare and beautiful.
Over 50 timepieces will be displayed, each piece chosen by Audemars Piguet’s Museum Director, Sébastian Vivas. Among them, an original Triple Complication pocket watch from 1880, an Art Deco timepiece featuring jumping hours with an aperture display from 1930, the original
Royal Oak Offshore launched in 1993, as well as the world’s thinnest self-winding Perpetual Calendar – the Royal Oak RD#2.
The exhibition invites visitors into the world of Audemars Piguet in the Vallée de Joux. Each section reveals a story about the brand, its traditions and innovations, and its home in the remote and wildly beautiful Vallée de Joux.
The exhibition runs daily from June 8 – 17, 2018 from 10.30am – 8pm on Level G of Central Embassy. For more information, visit www.audemarspiguet.com.