Articles in Art & Collectibles

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Can Los Angeles—a youth-obsessed metropolis where erasing the signs of aging is a full-time job for...
To produce its $30,000 Damascene Straight Razor (www.hommage.com), Hommage, a Paris-based grooming...
David Copperfield, who has been performing magic tricks since childhood, plans to put on 500 shows...
Having drifted on and off the Western cultural radar for decades, the Qatari art market is enjoying...
Addled by absinthe and hashish, Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920) destroyed many of his...
Earth’s jewels from Astro Gallery of Gems Occasionally, gem expert Dennis Tanjeloff allows...
Photograph courtesy Hearst Castle/California State Parks
No figure yokes together with less violence (to revise Dr. Johnson’s phrase) the themes of this,...
Marie Antoinette’s custom desk. Neither the many accolades heaped upon nor the charges leveled at...
When Pelé published his autobiography in 1977, he dedicated it to "all the people who have made [...
Perhaps our most daunting challenge as editors of a magazine about connoisseurship is that our...
Yves Saint Laurent turned fashion into art not only through his work as one of the 20th century’s...
"Every guitar has its own personality," says luthier John Monteleone. "It’s my job to give it its...
One of the first oligarchs was Boris Berezovsky, who exploited his connections with then Prime...
"I discovered antique maps on a ski trip to Taos, where I stumbled into a shop selling them and...
The Brunswick Billiards Isabella (www?.brunswickbilliards.com) is a table fit for—or at least...
When the silver fund gallery left its longtime San Francisco space near Union Square last February...
From 1924 to 1928, moviegoers in Rochester, N.Y., enjoyed a rare and magnificent sight: seven or...
Before Daniel Craig, before Pierce Brosnan, even before Sean Connery, there was Ian Fleming—the...
"In the case of an emergency I guess you could run across the road and holler for the neighbors,"...
Largely overshadowed by his more famous 18th-century contemporary Thomas Chippendale, the English...

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