Articles in Art & Collectibles

Photo by John Horner
When the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opens in Bentonville, Ark., on November 11, it will...
Photo by Florence McCall
Unusual among book collectors because he did not grow up in a book-laden household, Dr. Gerald...
The cross-grained olive wood used in the Graf von Faber-Castell Elemento Collection (www.faber-...
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Three generations of Atlanta’s Moulthrop family (www.moulthropstudios.com) have yielded to the...
A parade of Abraham Lincoln–related milestones began two years ago with the bicentennial of his...
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The most conspicuous removal of imperial treasures from China to points west occurred in 1860 when...
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Last November, Peter Bainbridge, of Bainbridges, a small auction house in England, asked his...
For his new book about Jesus, Pope Benedict XVI is using Faber-Castell pencils to write his...
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Kewpie dolls, comets, airplanes, dogs, Indians, policemen, birds, butterflies, devils thumbing...
Since 1992, Montblanc has honored tastemakers from Augustus to Andrew Carnegie in its Patron of Art...
The inspiration was rather esoteric: The Visconti Golden Man HRH (+39.055.45652.31, www.visconti.it...
Each year, the artisans of Graf von Faber-Castell produce a writing instrument using an unusual...
Muhammad Ali has always understood the value of words. In an interview before the boxing legend’s...
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Contemporary art reaches full flower in the second week of May at the New York branches of Sotheby’...
The ability to predict the weather with godlike accuracy began with a single invention: the...
Photo by Graydon W
As combat garb, suits of armor have been obsolete for centuries. But its sculptural qualities can...
Photo by Chris Allerton
When the Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair—the leading British show of its kind—abruptly...
If you walk past the windows of Sotheby’s Manhattan salesrooms between now and April 12, stop and...
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Of all the categories of collectibles that hobbyists choose to pursue—whether it’s coins or cars,...
Adorn your table with the works of silversmith Kevin O’Dwyer, and dinner conversation may turn to...

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