Articles in Art & Collectibles

Craig Sopin assumed the upcoming 100th anniversary of the sinking of Titanic would boost demand for...
Photo by Jean-Pierre Lescourret/Corbis
Ideally, a home—whether modest or magnificent—not only shelters the human body from the elements,...
Photo by Erik Karlsson
A Swedish firearms maker that has produced limited-edition hunting rifles displaying design themes...
Photo by David Foxhoven
As an air force fighter pilot in the Vietnam War, Forrest Fenn flew 328 missions and was shot down...
Jack Row Exclusive Writing Instruments debuted its inaugural design, Architect (www.jackrow.com),...
Before Heritage Auctions acquired the estate of Garth Montgomery Williams, Ed Jaster—a senior vice...
Photo by Guillaume de Laubier
The vast contemporary art collection at the Pompidou Center in Paris has been known to overwhelm...
In the early 20th century, Japanese fountain pen maker Namiki was faced with a dilemma; merchants...
Photo by Adriano Carafoli
A 6-foot-by-4.5-foot, 330-pound atlas from Australian publisher Millennium House, Earth Platinum (...
You might need a Christmas tree with braces instead of just branches to hang the 13.4-pound, $900...
Photo by Jim Trotter
The GIFT A set of five one-of-a-kind David Oscarson Harlequin pens, embellished with diamonds,...
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The acceptance of certain gifts sometimes has unexpected consequences. The Scottish monarchy, for...
In Frank Gehry’s world, it is a small landscape: a chunk of real estate approximately 40 square...
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Tales of the search for those raw materials that make possible the objects of beauty included in...
The commander of the angels, the archangel Michael, appears on the barrel of the Tibaldi Sanctus...
Oliver Cromwell may have famously instructed artists to depict him "warts and all," but he had...
Photo by Gilles Lorin
Joseph Kurstin’s first netsuke was inexpensive and unattractive. But after five decades, the piece...
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Los Angeles’ biggest patron of the arts is Eli Broad, the billionaire philanthropist and...
Photo by John Horner
When the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opens in Bentonville, Ark., on November 11, it will...
Photo by Florence McCall
Unusual among book collectors because he did not grow up in a book-laden household, Dr. Gerald...

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