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BEST of the BEST 2014 | Style |Men’s Watches | Visual Artistry: Greubel Forsey Art Piece 1

To boggle the imaginations of Switzerland’s leading complicated watchmakers with the manipulation of small objects requires formidable skill. Yet the British artist Willard Wigan has done exactly this through his limited collaboration with the boutique complication specialist Greubel Forsey. The first example of Art Piece 1 (price upon request) incorporated one of Wigan’s minuscule sculptures—a […]

Watches: Perfect Paradox

As he digs through a shoebox filled with spare parts, the genial and relaxed Gregory Bruttin—a movement developer at the Geneva watch manufacturer Roger Dubuis—bears little resemblance to the conventional image of the fastidious watchmaker. Not surprisingly, his latest creation also defies stereotypes: The Excalibur Quatuor, an enormous timepiece sporting no less than four beating […]