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Jean Tinguely in Monaco FORTIS Limited Edition PIT STOP

Fantastic objects of Swiss artist Jean Tinguely are highlighting this year’s vintage car exhibition PIT STOP at the Mediterranean principality during this summer season. The opening of the in the private car collection of Monaco took place at the beginning of this year’s racing season.

Not only enthusiastic race fans are be confronted with 4 monumental sculptures in the premises of the Automobile Club of Monaco. This enables for a new perspective of the fascinating world of engines and machinery. FORTIS Swiss watch manufacturer’s contribution in order to realise this exhibition is a unique, limited watch edition of only 100 pieces. Both the worlds of watches and of motor sports are unified by the fascination of mechanics, as the premises are ultimate precision and reliability. Watch No. 01/100 is donated to HSH The Prince Albert of Monaco.

The Swiss object artist Jean Tinguely

Jean Tinguely was a great fan of both motor sports and its pilots. He attended every Monaco race. The Tinguely Museum in Basel provided objects for the exhibition originating to finds from the Monaco race course. In the history of arts Jean Tinguely through his machine-like sculptures appertains to have made kinetic objects respectable.