The craftspeople at Cote France know how to keep a secret.
Most artists start small and move on to bigger things, but few have followed that career path as literally as Albert Paley has.
Powdered tobacco, or snuff, became a favorite indulgence when it arrived in China in 1644, but because Chinese men of that era typically kept their fingernails long, they never adopted the snuffbo
Some people experience epiphanies when they marry or when they become parents. But Mark Levin’s life was changed by a wooden bench.
With a boast from one of the soon-to-be partners, Joe Janciuras and Fred Balling began their foray into the replica reel business.
The quest for fire takes a sophisticated turn with this month’s debut of Luminesse Sculptures, a new collection of oil lamps from Los Angeles model/designer Dayna Decker (866.586.3847,
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.
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.
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.
The aristocracy of Art Deco, the streamlined design style that swept the world in the 1910s, 1920s, and 1930s, is represented in a show at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts (617.267.9300,
As the Olympic torch makes its way home to Athens this month, you can expect the usual deluge of commemorative souvenirs.
Just as clothes can make the man, frames have
Kenneth W. Rendell Gallery
David Oscarson Harvest Collection
When you are ready to invest in an heirloom chess set for you and y
A staple of the nursery receives the traditional treatm
While NASA’s rover twins investigate Mars, an exhibit at the Sonoma County Museum (707.579.1500, www.sonomacountymuseum.com) in San
All nine of the Fabergé imperial Easter eggs from the Forbes Collection have ended up in one basket—in Russia, from whence they originated.
The new offering from Lionel (www.lionel.com) evokes the past while incorporating the latest digital technology.
Gallery is a term usually used in association with the fine arts of painting, photography, and sculpture.
Roger Schrenk, an antiques dealer in Alexandria, Va., has created the Interactive Database of Decorative Arts, which offers buyers and dealers of new and antique furnishings a database of more t
Functional art is hardly a new concept. Consider the antique gun pictured here, a French flintlock fowling-piece (or bird-hunting gun) that dates to 1760.
“In America, spas are goal-oriented—you go to lose weight or detoxify,” explains Umberto Angeloni, worldwide chairman of the Brioni clothing brand.