Articles in Art & Collectibles

A $3.8 million sculpture will be the standout piece among more than 80 important medieval,...
The inaugural Metro Show is a new art show being held January 19–22 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in...
In the early 20th century, Japanese fountain pen maker Namiki was faced with a dilemma; merchants...
Photo by Carmel Fromson
In 1768, when the future King Gustav II of Sweden gave this pair of finely detailed globes to the...
Photo by Adriano Carafoli
A 6-foot-by-4.5-foot, 330-pound atlas from Australian publisher Millennium House, Earth Platinum (...
Most travelers who view the animals in Africa and Antarctica capture the sights in photographs, but...
Approximately $10 million worth of ancient Greek coins will be auctioned off by the Classical...
For the first time, all 11 Gagosian galleries around the world will host the same show at the same...
Just in time for its 30th anniversary in business, London’s Halcyon Gallery opened its newest...
You might need a Christmas tree with braces instead of just branches to hang the 13.4-pound, $900...
Photo by Crown Copyright/Historic Scotland
The acceptance of certain gifts sometimes has unexpected consequences. The Scottish monarchy, for...
Photo by CGC
A large number of the 6,000 or so comic-book fans who attended the 2011 Boston Comic Con in April...
Photo by Mathew Zucker
The GIFT A trio of exceptionally rare violet porcelain Sèvres vases. $1.5 million In the early...
Photo by Ted Morrison
The GIFT A one-of-a-kind circa-1900 gold-and-quartz Fabergé snakehead cane handle. $950,000 From...
Photo by Vincent Wulveryck/Cartier
The Gift An Art Deco–style perfume pendant necklace by Cartier, featuring a hand-carved morganite...
Photo by Jim Trotter
The GIFT A set of five one-of-a-kind David Oscarson Harlequin pens, embellished with diamonds,...
In Frank Gehry’s world, it is a small landscape: a chunk of real estate approximately 40 square...
Photos © Patrice Stable/Jean Paul Gaultier
A traveling interactive exhibition focusing on haute couture designer Jean Paul Gaultier made its...
The commander of the angels, the archangel Michael, appears on the barrel of the Tibaldi Sanctus...
Oliver Cromwell may have famously instructed artists to depict him "warts and all," but he had...

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