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  1. No one likes a nuisance.As proof, consider Canada geese. Their behavior is so bad it has even affected demand for original plates (prints made from engravings) of John James Audubon’s depiction of...
  2. Larry Gagosian has redefined how modern and contemporary art is sold. Gagosian, 68, started out selling posters in Los Angeles in the 1970s; he upgraded to prints, opened a fine-art gallery in Los...
  3. Louis Vuitton has opened an expansive, extraordinary installation by James Turrell —the contemporary artist known for his work with light and its interaction with space—in Las Vegas. This...
  4. In the 20 years since David Zwirner opened his first New York City gallery, he has ascended to the top tier of contemporary art dealers. He represents an international group of luminaries including...
  5. Nothing on the surface of the moon is violet or orange or pink or blue. Alan Bean knows better than anyone that everything on the moon appears gray. He’s been there; during the Apollo 12 mission in...
  6. The snow did not deter the faithful. The winter storm was a nuisance, but not worth canceling a trip to honor Dave Powers and John F. Kennedy. Born in Charlestown, Mass., Powers helped launch Kennedy...
  7. Frank Pick believed that good art could be good for business. During his 32 years as an administrator for London’s public-transport system, from 1908 through 1940, Pick hired some of the period’s...
  8. Art Basel has moved closer toward art-world domination by expanding into Hong Kong. The inaugural Art Basel in Hong Kong runs from May 23 through 26 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre...
  9. Richard Gauntlett established his reputation as a man capable of making extraordinary acquisitions early in his life, when, at the age of 22, he brokered the sale of a handful of historic racecars...
  10. Macabre and haunting illustrations decorate the main floor of AFA Gallery ( www.afanyc.com ), attracting the attention of passersby on Greene Street in New York’s SoHo neighborhood. These works, by...

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