Watches and Wonders 2023: Playful Timepieces

A refined approach to the expression of joy

In Geneva, Switzerland, the prestigious Watches and Wonders trade show has assembled nearly 50 brands and tens of thousands of attendees to gaze at, try on and asses the unique merits of luxury wristwatches and other time-telling devices. Though there are gemstones and precious metals aplenty, this is not a celebration of commerce (even though it may seem so from the outside) but an inspiring, …

Photographer Claudia Andujar’s Powerful “The Yanomami Struggle” Exhibit at The Shed

For more than 50 years, photographer Claudia Andujar has documented the Yanomami people, an Indigenous group who live in an area of the Amazon that spans from northern Brazil to Venezuela. More than 200 of Andujar’s photographs, along with work by Yanomami artists, coalesce for The Yanomami Struggle, a powerful and thought provoking exhibition at The Shed. There are an estimated 30,000 Yanomami left in …

Watches and Wonders 2022: Futuristic Skeletonized Timepieces

Observe the inner-workings of seven remarkable releases

Inside Geneva, Switzerland’s prestigious Watches and Wonders trade show—where dozens of luxury watchmakers present their annual “novelties,” an industry term that means new releases—VIP collectors and journalists (COOL HUNTING among them) had numerous opportunities to peer at the exposed inner-workings of skeletonized timepieces. The skeletonized classification refers to a technical and aesthetic style, wherein the mechanical components that power a watch are visible through the …