CLASSIC BIG ZERO MALEVICH 0273 LIMITED EDITION OF 300
Most will hate it. Few will love it. Exactly how we want it.
This watch is a collaboration between the Raketa Watch Factory and the State Tretyakov Gallery (Russia’s main museum of national art).
We didn’t try to do a beautiful watch. We did a radically abstract watch that doesn’t follow the conventional rules of classic aesthetics. Exactly like the Russian Avant-Garde artist Kazimir Malevich did in 1915 when he painted the most abstract painting in the world: the Black Square.
When asked what was the meaning of his absurd Black Square, Malevich explained that it symbolizes a “Big Zero”: the end of the previous period of artistic evolution and the beginning of a radically new artistic reality. With time, this painting had a tremendous influence on modern art and became one of the most iconic paintings in the world.
Raketa Watch Factory in Saint-Petersburg.
Part of the proceeds will go to the State Tretyakov Gallery.
*Every watch dial is handmade from natural stone by an experienced watchmaker. Therefore it may differ from the picture on the website.
Model: CLASSIC BIG ZERO MALEVICH 0273 LIMITED EDITION OF 300
Functions: Hours, Minutes, Seconds
Material: Stainless steel
Caseback: Mineral Glass
Glass: Sapphire Crystal
Dial: Stone of Black Jade, White Jade and Violan.
Calibre: 2615 Automatic
Power Reserve: 40 Hours
Water Resistance 10 ATM
Bracelet/Strap: Black Leather
Manufactured: Raketa Watch Factory (Saint-Petersburg)
WHY WE LOVE IT
Inspired by Russian Avant-Garde artist Kazimir Malevich’s most abstract painting: the Black Square. St in a stone dial, it's an unusual piece that really draws the eye's attention. A PRJKT8 we love it!