Swatch Hope, II by Gustav Klimt, The Watch GZ349 with quartz movement and silicon strap.
HOPE, II BY GUSTAV KLIMT, THE WATCH (GZ349) creates a classic Art Nouveau moment that reflects the luminous decorative elements made of golf leafs that the Austrian symbolist used. The multicolored strap of this watch depicts the famous images of the sensual female forms as inspired by the famous painting Hope, II.
Swatch and MoMA collaborate on a series of watches highlighting works by celebrated artists from MoMA's collection. MoMA and Swatch share a passion for bringing art and creativity to all.
Gustav Klimt (1862 - 1918) was an Austrian symbolist artist who gained early notoriety as a painter of architectural decorations. He later became renowned for his portraits and sensual images of the female body.
Gustav Klimt Hope, II. (1907-1908). Oil, gold, and platinum on canvas. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.