Tiffany & Co. is known for its great artistic vision and masterful craftsmanship. With that, the legendary jeweller will be celebrating their greatest creative masterpiece with a new exhibition titled “Vision & Virtuosity.”
Opening in Shanghai, China, the new exhibition will explore the history of the brand and will go deeper into Tiffany’s brand codes. The exhibition is slated to open on 23rd September and runs through till 10th November, and will be held at the Fosun Foundation Shanghai.
“‘Vision & Virtuosity’ is a tribute to Tiffany & Co., which has stood for masterful craftsmanship and innovative design since Charles Lewis Tiffany founded his company in New York City in 1837,” said Alessandro Bogliolo, chief executive officer, Tiffany & Co..
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You can fully immerse yourself in the exhibition that is set to transport you to an imaginative world that showcases the most important objects from The Tiffany Archives, something not to be missed. As you walk through the exhibition, you will be taken through six different chapters, each devoted to telling the Tiffany story, from the past to present. The exhibition’s installations contextualises the brand’s trailblazing moments, documenting the numerous “Tiffany firsts” such as the introduction of the modern engagement ring, the Tiffany® Setting.
“There are many incredible objects in The Tiffany Archives that we draw inspiration from and we are constantly finding ways to reinvent and reinterpret them for our designs today,” said Reed Krakoff, chief artistic officer, Tiffany & Co. “With this exhibition, we honor the past and show how beauty and masterful craftsmanship are timeless and always relevant.”
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With six fascinating rooms to discover, we break down the six rooms and what each offers.
- 1) Blue Is the Color of Dreams
The robin’s-egg Tiffany Blue® takes center stage in this room, which highlights the iconic color used in Tiffany jewelry, branding and its important presence as a cultural icon.
- 2) The World of Tiffany
A visual testament to the breadth of Tiffany’s representation in popular culture, this installation showcases Tiffany’s iconic influence in film, television, music and literature.
- 3) The Tiffany Blue Book
Visitors will discover the innovation and artistry behind the high jewelry pieces that define the Blue Book collections.
- 4) Tiffany Love
The objects in this room offer a glimpse into the important role that Tiffany has played in the world’s greatest love stories, including the design of the first modern engagement ring, the Tiffany® Setting and the newly introduced Tiffany True™ engagement ring.
- 5) Breakfast at Tiffany’s
This chapter takes visitors behind the scenes of the film with its curation of exclusive objects such as the original script with Audrey Hepburn’s personal annotations.
- 6) Diamonds: Miracles of Nature
In this room, visitors are invited to discover Tiffany’s most treasured and important diamonds. The exhibition culminates with the crowning jewel of Tiffany—the Tiffany Diamond. This 128.54-carat fancy yellow diamond, which has long been a source of inspiration and a starting point for jewelry collections at Tiffany, is unequivocally one of the most important gemstones in the world.
Tickets go on sale beginning in September, with all ticket sales benefitting the Fosun Foundation and its charitable programs.
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