Mir Fabergé for the iPad first launched on 16th June 2011 at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. The Fine Rooms exhibited the diverse collection of Mir Fabergé artwork, alongside the contemporary Fabergé jewels and antique pieces from Fabergé's Heritage Collection which starred in the film and photo shoots. The exhibition included a rare couture feature, and Vogue favourite, by Alexis Barrell; 'The Firebird', with Fabergé's head of high jewellery and Russian blooded, Natalia Shugaeva, painting in situ, and dressed in a blazing red couture gown inspired by The Firebird fable, to a classical recital inspired by Stravinsky's Firebird music composition. Mir Fabergé invited Russian artist Igor Vishnyakov to collaborate at the exhibition, in the same fashion as the exhibitions of the Mir Iskusstva group included artwork of Nicholas Roerich, Edgar Degas, Gustav Klimt, and many other great artists of the time.
The Mir Fabergé artist group went on to exhibit at the Tashkent Biennale, Uzbekistan in October 2011. The exhibition featured special artwork by Mir Fabergé artists Athier and Moussa Saleh that tied together the inspirational links between the 'World of Fabergé' and the cultural references of Uzbekistan - referencing the Uzbek textiles that inspired the designs for Fabergé's Zénaïde Fine Jewellery eggs. Mir Fabergé also collaborated with local Uzbek artist Ruben Saakyan on a series of flower egg installations for the exhibition, inspired by the elaborate Fabergé Imperial eggs.
The 'Nijinsky and the Diamonds' photographs, by Valery Katsuba, also featured in the contemporary art exhibition at the Diaghilev Festival in St. Petersburg. The Diaghilev Festival celebrates the rich repertoire of arts Diaghilev cultivated throughout Russia's Silver Age.
The Mir Fabergé Art Journal App is available as a free download from the iTunes store