Joseph Kurstin’s first netsuke was inexpensive and unattractive.
Oliver Cromwell may have famously instructed artists to depict him "warts and all," but he had nothing to worry about when Samuel Cooper painted his portrait.
Los Angeles’ biggest patron of the arts is Eli Broad, the billionaire philanthropist and megacollector.
When the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opens in Bentonville, Ark., on November 11, it will not just herald the arrival of a major new museum; it will admit the Walton family to
The beauty of the image is undeniable: A regal model in a black-and-white gown nearly glows against the improbable backdrop of four prancing elephants.
Last November, Peter Bainbridge, of Bainbridges, a small auction house in England, asked his audience to "welcome" a colorful 18th-century Chinese porcelain vase that had been discovered
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.
When the Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair—the leading British show of its kind—abruptly folded in 2009 after 75 years, speculation began almost instantly about what might fill the
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.
The ancient Dong son culture of Southeast Asia left behind bronzes of unrivaled complexity and beauty.
Edgar Degas’ 1897 pastel-and-charcoal work, Danseuses Jupes Jaunes,will be a highlight of the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Auction (