Collectibles

Contemporary art reaches full flower in the second week of May at the New York branches of Sotheby’s and Christie’s during their marquee spring evening sales. Koons Coup The cover lot for the catalog...
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On May 13 Sotheby’s New York is auctioning the Robert Rubin Collection of African art, which comprises approximately 50 works of art estimated to sell for $4 million total. Collector Robert Rubin...
Early May brings the promise of fresh auction records as the New York branches of Sotheby’s and Christie’s unveil highlights from their marquee spring evening sales. This week, Robbreport.com...
From April 27 through May 2, Spring Show NYC presents more than 60 art exhibitors at the Park Avenue Armory in celebration of Manhattan’s Art & Antiques Week. Works run the gamut from $2,500 to...
Art dealer Richard Nagy is showing some unseen works by Viennese artist Egon Schiele for the opening of his new gallery on Old Bond Street. The exhibition, which runs from May 19 through June 30, is...
If you walk past the windows of Sotheby’s Manhattan salesrooms between now and April 12, stop and look at the scorched metal sphere, seven and a quarter feet in diameter, displayed across from Rodin’...
Of all the categories of collectibles that hobbyists choose to pursue—whether it’s coins or cars, Eames furniture or snuff bottles—probably none offer the infinite possibilities available to the book...
New York’s version of the International Expositions of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art (SOFA NEW YORK) will open its collection of contemporary decorative art and design to the public at the...
More than 60 works from Japan’s Sôdeisha Ceramic Movement will be on display at New York’s Joan B. Mirviss Ltd art gallery on East 78th Street from March 16 through April 29 to coincide with Asia...
When a blue and white vase showed up at Duke’s auction house in Dorchester, England, in a cardboard box, no one would have guessed it would be a masterpiece dating from China’s Ming Dynasty. The vase...
Christie’s will sell the Gourdon Collection, considered one of the most important decorative arts sales since the highly publicized Yves Saint Laurent sale in 2009. Amassed over 20 years by collector...
More than 30,000 works of art will be on display from 260 exhibitors at The European Fine Art Fair Maastricht , held March 18 to 27 in the Maastricht Exhibition and Congress Centre in the Netherlands...
The largest collection of Salvador Dalí’s artwork outside of his native Spain was unveiled in January at the new Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla. Built over a two-year period at a cost of $36...
The Jerni Collection —considered the world’s largest compilation of high-quality, historically significant, and rare toys—is available for private sale through Sotheby’s until February 28, 2011...
The Jason Jacques gallery, known as one of the leading resources for period pottery, is hosting his first contemporary ceramist, Gareth Mason, from February 9 through March 9, 2011, at his gallery on...
The Parisian art gallery Les Enluminures is unveiling an exhibit featuring stained-glass art throughout the ages, from February 8 to April 24, 2011. The exhibit “Splendor of Stained Glass from...
The impressive collection of art coming across the block at the Sotheby’s Important Old Master and 19th Century Paintings from the Collection of J.E. Safra is made all the more noteworthy when one...
On January 20, the Carlton Hobbs gallery in New York will launch Inspired by Antiquity: Classical Influences on 18th and 19th Century Furniture and Works of Art . The exhibition marks the largest...
On December 16, Sotheby’s New York will offer nine unusual furniture pieces made in 1929 and 1930 by the legendary French art-deco atelier Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann. This sale marks the first time in...
Art Miami , the city’s longest-running contemporary art fair and one of the most lauded among art collectors, returns for its 21st year next month. The five-day exhibit, December 1–5, will feature...
Baseball fans can acquire important memorabilia from a legendary game: Game 1 of the 1988 World Series when the Dodgers were trailing the Oakland A’s and an injured Kirk Gibson was called on to pinch...
On November 9, Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction showcases two iconic works of pop art from two of the masters of the genre, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. Painted during the nascent...
When the Tomasso brothers open Scultura III , their third annual New York exhibit on October 21, they expect to draw new collectors and to educate them on some of the world’s most notable and...
New York’s Pace Gallery, once again independent after its April split from longtime partner the Wildenstein Gallery, reflects upon its past and reaffirms its future with 50 Years at Pace, a multi-...
Longtime friends Andrew Butterfield, a lauded art dealer, and Fabrizio Moretti, owner of Moretti Fine Art , share the desire to bring Italian sculpture to the public’s attention. The two have teamed...
In the midst of the economic conflagration of 2008, financial-services giant Lehman Brothers filed the largest bankruptcy in United States history. However, as is often the case, one’s loss can be...
One of the highlights of the Kunsthaus Zürich museum’s centenary year is “Picasso” (October 15, 2010–January 31, 2011), an homage to the museum’s groundbreaking 1932 Picasso exhibition, which was the...
Paintings from some of the greatest Impressionist and Modernist masters, including Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, and Jackson Pollock, will be on display at the Masters of Impressionism and Modernism...
While the gs and other BMW motorcycles enjoy a large and loyal following, two-wheel enthusiasts are less familiar with the German vehicle maker’s nonmotorized bikes. The BMW M Bike , which debuted in...

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