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Istanbul-born, Paris-based painter Mubin Orhon, whose untitled work from 1960 set a record price...
Photo by John Deane
Among the items available for sale this spring at Bonhams & Butterfields Fine European...
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.,...
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...
American expatriate painter John Singer Sargent once humbly quipped, "Every time I paint a portrait...
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...
This year’s American International Fine Art Fair in Palm Beach, Florida, will feature more than 30...
Photo by Ted Morrison
In 1827, while exhibiting his products in Washington, D.C., globe maker James Wilson declared...
Photo courtesy Curtis Galleries, Minneapolis, MN
The roundly talented Italian-born American painter John Singer Sargent (1856–1925) is perhaps best...
It is rare that a sizable collection of Pablo Picasso’s work lands in the desert of Southern...
Photo by Merve Unsal
THE GIFTArt-consultant-guided private tours of 43 museums in 11 cities spanning 18 days, including...
Photo by Peter Willi/Getty Images
History consists of alternating phases of vitality and decay, in between which interesting things...
On December 8, Christie’s London auction house will hold its annual Old Master Prints sale. Prints...
Photo by Ted Morrison
THE GIFTThe last available Loiminchay Nine Dragons pen. A set of two Loiminchay Tibetan Goddesses...
THE GIFTA game-used 1927 Lou Gehrig bat. A charitable donation to the ALS Association in the...
THE GIFT The finest graded mint specimen of stamp collecting’s most famous rarity, the Inverted...
Among the treasures currently available at M.S. Rau Antiques, a fine- and decorative-arts emporium...
THE GIFTA 97-percent-complete composite dinosaur skeleton of Maiasaura peeblesorum, or "good mother...

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