BVLGARI celebrated the homecoming of the two stolen masterpieces of Vincent van Gogh at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. BVLGARI contributed the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Guardia di Finanza to return the masterpieces almost fifteen years after their theft from Naples (Italy) to the museum in Amsterdam. Especially for BVLGARI invitees the paintings, View of the Sea at Scheveningen and Congregation leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen were displayed at the Van Gogh Museum
The Houston Museum of Natural Science hosted a celebratory gala in honor of BVLGARI: 130 Years of Masterpieces, an exhibition of approximately 150 pieces created by the renowned Italian jeweler, chronicling the jeweler’s evolution back to its beginnings in 1884. The exhibition – the most substantial Bulgari retrospective to feature the Heritage Collection - highlights jewelry that defined a pivotal period in Italian design, and includes many pieces from the personal collection of Elizabeth Taylor.