Articles in Art & Collectibles

As it celebrates the 100th anni­versary of its founding, Mont­blanc is offering a pen that...
The ambitious group portrait demands attention. It depicts two daughters, two sons, and their...
Photograph courtesy Hyland Granby Antiques.
Janice Hyland and husband Alan Granby’s approach to art and antiques fairs is homegrown. The booth...
While it may be true that teenage girls are prone to overdramatizing their lives, England’s...
Tom Wegener’s preference for longboards—a type of surfboard that measures at least 9 feet and can...
“The blacker the better,” Eric Streiner says as he lifts a heavily tarnished Tiffany & Co. jug...
At some point after his retirement from baseball, Joe DiMaggio made it a stipulation that he...
Most artists start small and move on to bigger things, but few have followed that career path as...
The craftspeople at Cote France know how to keep a secret. In the 120 years since it invented the...
Powdered tobacco, or snuff, became a favorite indulgence when it arrived in China in 1644, but...
Some people experience epiphanies when they marry or when they become parents. But Mark Levin’s...
The quest for fire takes a sophisticated turn with this month’s debut of Luminesse Sculptures, a...
Challenging the absence of soul, detail, and uniqueness in mass-produced adornments that flooded...
Leaving Their MarkLook closely and you will see a hunter, dressed in skins, working a ramrod down...
 Photography by Ruben Toledo
Traveling and making art have much in common: Both require faith that you will get from one point...
When you lift a really fine firearm, it seems to float in your hands; the equilibrium is so perfect...
Photograph courtsy of Sothery's
We have no Circus Maximus today, no chariot races. But we do have the art auction, which—far from...
Long before settling into his Norman Revival–style house in Connecticut, the executive of a...
Frank Pollaro adores Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann’s Art Deco furniture, but there are days when he curses...
Although to this day not everyone agrees with his conclusions, Englishman Charles Darwin helped...

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