Articles in Art & Collectibles

Montblanc is perpetuating its 19-year-old Patron of Art series with handcrafted writing instruments...
Photo by Christie’s Images Ltd. 2010
On December 31, 1914, the social pages of The New York Times cheerfully informed readers that...
Sotheby’s London just may lay claim to the art market’s next big sale: An auction of Old Master and...
On June 28, Sotheby’s will launch its Contemporary Art Evening Sale in London with Yves Klein’s...
It is a telling commentary on the state of our culture that the only words by George Santayana,...
On June 23, the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation will make its second attempt to sell Pablo Picasso’s...
On May 30 in Los Angeles, Bonhams & Butterfields will present the Paul Bloomfield collection of...
Photo by Christie's Images Ltd.
The American painter Jasper Johns is known for his shockingly bright versions of the American flag...
Photo by Matt Pia
The 16th-century French artist Valentin Bousch completed some of his most daring work for Prior...
Istanbul-born, Paris-based painter Mubin Orhon, whose untitled work from 1960 set a record price...
Photo courtesy The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, Centerport, New York
In the early 1880s, while his personal railway car was parked on a siding in Michigan City, Ind.,...
Photo by John Deane
Among the items available for sale this spring at Bonhams & Butterfields Fine European...
Loiminchay, the pen company known for its modern interpretation of ancient Asian culture, has...
A brutally realistic rendition of the results following an altercation between Lucien Freud and a...
Photo courtesy Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
On October 26, 1886, a note arrived at London’s Albemarle Hotel addressed to Mrs. John L. Gardner....
Photo by Gianni Zenone
Hercules’ stepmother Hera drove him mad—mad enough to commit several atrocious murders. To atone...
American expatriate painter John Singer Sargent once humbly quipped, "Every time I paint a portrait...
This year’s American International Fine Art Fair in Palm Beach, Florida, will feature more than 30...
Photo courtesy Curtis Galleries, Minneapolis, MN
The roundly talented Italian-born American painter John Singer Sargent (1856–1925) is perhaps best...
Photo by Ted Morrison
In 1827, while exhibiting his products in Washington, D.C., globe maker James Wilson declared...

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