WOPART
Lugano 19-22 September 2019
WOPART
SPONSORING

LUGANO, 19TH – 22ND SEPTEMBER

 FOLLOWING THE SUCCESS OF THE PAST THREE EDITIONS, WOPART IS BACK, HOSTED ONCE AGAIN IN LUGANO AT CENTRO ESPOSIZIONI. WOPART IS THE FIRST EVER FAIR DEDICATED TO WORKS ON PAPER, A SECTOR OF THE ART MARKET THAT IS GROWING STRONGLY AT AN INTERNATIONAL LEVEL. THE 2019 EDITION WELCOMED OVER 90 GALLERIES FROM 14 COUNTRIES, WITH WORKS RANGING FROM DRAWINGS AND OIL ON PAPER TO GRAPHIC ARTS AND PHOTOGRAPHY.

EBERHARD & CO. AND MERSMANN – AN HISTORIC SALES POINT FOR PRESTIGIOUS WATCHES FOUNDED IN 1925 –ONCE AGAIN HOSTED THE PROTAGONISTS OF THE EVENT IN A WELCOMING EXCLUSIVE VIP LOUNGE, AN AREA DESIGNED FOR RELAXATION AS WELL AS CONFIDENTIAL NEGOTIATIONS. WOPART THEREFORE PROVIDES THESE WATCH PARTNERS WITH THE PERFECT SPACE TO CONSOLIDATE THEIR ROLES AS PATRONS OF THE VISUAL ARTS.

ON THIS OCCASION EBERHARD PRESENTER, AS SPECIAL PREVIEW ON THE SWISS MARKET, THE NEW “1887 REMONTAGE MANUEL” MODEL, ANIMATED BY THE EB140 CALIBRE.

IN TRIBUTE TO THE HAUTE HORLOGERIE THAT DEFINES EBERHARD & CO. AND MERSMANN, THE LOUNGE EXHIBITED A SELECTION OF BRONZE SCULPTURES BY SALVADOR DALI ON THE TOPIC – SO DEAR TO HIM – OF “MELTING CLOCKS”: A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO ADMIRE THESE ICONIC WORKS OF THREE-DIMENSIONAL SURREALISM.