Articles in Art & Collectibles

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...
Some people experience epiphanies when they marry or when they become parents. But Mark Levin’s...
Powdered tobacco, or snuff, became a favorite indulgence when it arrived in China in 1644, but...
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...
When you lift a really fine firearm, it seems to float in your hands; the equilibrium is so perfect...
 Photography by Ruben Toledo
Traveling and making art have much in common: Both require faith that you will get from one point...
Photograph courtsy of Sothery's
We have no Circus Maximus today, no chariot races. But we do have the art auction, which—far from...
Leaving Their MarkLook closely and you will see a hunter, dressed in skins, working a ramrod down...
Frank Pollaro adores Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann’s Art Deco furniture, but there are days when he curses...
Long before settling into his Norman Revival–style house in Connecticut, the executive of a...
Although to this day not everyone agrees with his conclusions, Englishman Charles Darwin helped...
The Battle of Trafalgar was British Admiral Horatio Nelson’s finest hour, and it was one of his...
After selling the Palm Beach, Fla., art and antiques fair that they cocreated in 1997 (now called...
Pens may not require the intricate technical mechanics of fine Swiss watches, but manufacture...
The abstract expressionists were an extravagant bunch who lived intensely and painted on a scale...
Montblanc Bohème RoyalThe Bohème Royal pen by Montblanc is anything but bohemian. This $150,000...
Sometime in the 1980s, Warren Adelson, founder of Adelson Galleries in New York, received a call...
At its booth at the 2005 TEFAF Maastricht fair, London antiques dealer Trevor Philip & Sons...

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