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During a recent birding festival in Cape May, N.J., the most popular sighting could not be...
With the Beam Sensor ($100) from Colibri (401.943. 2100, www.colibri.com), lighting a cigar is...
Violin makers are still trying to determine what Antonio Stradivari knew that they do not. In more...
Montblanc (800.995.4810, www.montblanc.com) has introduced a new collection of platinum-plated and...
E-mail is convenient, but it cannot offer the satisfaction derived from sending or receiving a...
Early paintings by Picasso and his contemporaries demonstrate just how strong the aesthetic...
When every display space in the house is occupied by artworks, Brigitte Micmacker, co-owner of A...
Andy Warhol may have had a taste for Campbell’s soup, but his legacy lends itself to a heightened...
It has been 20 years since 11 unknown architects (Michael Graves and Aldo Rossi among them)...
Sometimes the marks of quality are obvious: the radiance of a diamond or the sheen of a mink coat...
Baths usually are not newsworthy events, but the announcement last fall that Michelangelo’s David...
Collectors of Montblanc (800.995.4810) limited edition Patron of the Arts 4810 fountain pens have...
The company reputed to have made the first croquet set continues to make the best sets. Jacques of...
Although antiques are often functional, few were originally designed as professional-quality tools...
It is hard to imagine a time when collecting Fabergé eggs was considered foolish, but that was...
Since 1974, Gerard Widdershoven has guided New Yorkers in their pursuit of Art Deco delights. He...
When the London office of Sotheby’s hired Robert Bowman in 1978, it did more than rescue him from...
A few years ago, Peter Galassi, head of the photography department at New York’s Museum of Modern...
James Roundell gained more than expertise in Impressionist and modern paintings during his 22...
During the Renaissance, in an age before the advent of the museum, Europe’s learned noblemen...

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