Articles in Art & Collectibles

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Frank Pick believed that good art could be good for business. During his 32 years as an...
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Art Basel has moved closer toward art-world domination by expanding into Hong Kong. The inaugural...
Richard Gauntlett established his reputation as a man capable of making extraordinary acquisitions...
If you ever have a mid-20th-century house renovated and the contractor finds odd-looking old beer...
The growl, clatter, and rattle of engines are the sounds most commonly associated with automakers,...
The prices of antique Chinese snuff bottles have been on the rise in recent years, and it is likely...
In the realm of collectible antique armaments, suits of armor reign supreme in terms of attracting...
Macabre and haunting illustrations decorate the main floor of AFA Gallery (www.afanyc.com),...
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It was nearing the end of the third day of the Southern California Timing Association’s 2012 Speed...
The London-based artist Alexandra Llewellyn’s bespoke backgammon tables—which may be fashioned from...
Among the Americana treasures to be offered at New York’s Winter Antiques Show (www....
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If Henry Darger had rented from a different landlord, his life’s work would likely have ended up in...
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Thanks largely to poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Paul Revere is associated foremost with his...
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Those of us who write about topics of interest to affluent readers might find our labors more...
When it comes to comic book collecting, the most valuable items from decades past continue to be...
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In the world of collectible stamps, or as Robert Scott likes to say, “art you can lick,” the head...
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It wasn’t long ago that Thomas Lecky, head specialist of Christie’s books and manuscripts...
For the pen collectors on your list this holiday season, you must first determine if they value...
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As evidence supporting the scope of coin collecting around the world, Norman Scrivener, a...
A work of art may shine for the techniques it displays and the insights it reveals, but how...

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