Alastair Crawford holds a large silver platter in his hands and tilts it to show the subtle detail that marks the piece as a product of the Georg Jensen silversmith workshop.
Elmer Crowell knew his talent for making wooden waterfowl decoys was extraordinary.
Serious collectors once had only two options when they wanted to shop for art and antiques: attend auctions or visit galleries.
When Kate Edelman Johnson was growing up, she did not need 3-D glasses to make movie stars spring to life.
On april 18, 1923, a massive crowd converged upon what had been, less than a year earlier, a nondescript lumberyard in the South Bronx.
When Blatt Billiards opened in New York in 1923, the city was in the throes of pool fever.
Subhankar Banerjee has no fear of the wilderness. In 2001, he set out on a two-year, 4,000-mile quest to photograph the fragile, remote region of northeastern Alaska during all four seasons.
Sunday in the Park with George, the 1985 Pulitzer Prize–winning Broadway musical by Stephen Sondheim, told the story of Parisian artist Georges-Pierre Seurat as he painted his most famous work,
Inheriting an estimated $80 million and a Gilded Age cottage overlooking the Atlantic in Newport, R.I., is daunting at any age. Doris Duke did so when she was just 12 years old.
As the Olympic torch makes its way home to Athens this month, you can expect the usual deluge of commemorative souvenirs.