Assouline – Cartier Panthère by Bérénice Geoffroy-Schneiter
What started as a humble blog quickly transformed into a full-fledged magazine and e-comm hub for some of the world’s leading watch brands. Celebrating the decade milestone since Hodinkee’s founding, this book captures the storied expertise of the world’s leading experts on time. With chapters breaking down chronographs, dive watches, high design, and horological icons, this book is a connoisseur’s compendium for the timepiece veterans and novices alike.
- 300 pages
- 150 illustrations
- English language
- Released in July 2015
- W 11.02 x L 13.97 x D 2.08 in
- Linen hardcover in luxury slipcase
- ISBN: 9781614284284
- 4.218 kg
About the Author:
THE PANTHER IN ART. Bérénice Geoffroy-Schneiter, regularly contributes to art magazines including Beaux-Arts, L’Œil, L’Objet d’art, Le Journal des Arts. She has published numerous books and she curated the exhibition Voyage dans ma tête, la collection de coiffes ethniques d’Antoine de Galbert, at the Maison Rouge in Paris in 2010. With Assouline she has published many books, including Ethnic Style (2001), the two-volume Primal Arts (2005–06), and most recently Van Cleef & Arpels (2014).
EVOLUTION OF THE CARTIER PANTHER. Vivienne Becker is a contributing editor to Financial Times’s How to Spend It magazine, writes for newspapers and magazines around the world, and lectures and broadcasts on her subject. She organized and wrote the catalog for the first major exhibition of the jewelry of René Lalique, and curated Jewels of Fantasy, a traveling exhibition of 20th century costume jewelry. Becker’s previous books for Assouline include The Impossible Collection of Jewelry (2012), and Sevan Biçakçi(2014).
CREATION OF A CARTIER PANTHER. Joanna Hardy began her career as a goldsmith before working at De Beers as a rough diamond appraiser, and at Sotheby’s in Bond Street as senior jewelry specialist and auctioneer. Hardy established the Jewellery School of Excellence program, lecturing and conducting master classes worldwide, she has published Collect Contemporary: Jewelry and Emerald: Twenty-One Centuries of Jewelled Opulence and Power with Thames and Hudson, and is a regular contributor to The Telegraph’s Luxurymagazine and The Wall Street Journal.
THE PANTHER AS CULTURAL ICON. André Leon Talley is a Vogue contributing editor and the magazine’s former American editor at large. In 2014 he was named artistic director of Zappos Couture, and he has been on the board of trustees of Savannah College of Art and Design, Georgia, since 2000. Talley has written several books, including Valentino (1982); A.L.T.: André Leon Talley(2003); Little Black Dress (2013); and Valentino: At the Emperor’s Table (Assouline, 2014).