William Secord can tell immediately whether a person likes dogs by how he or she reacts to the notion of dog paintings.
‘‘If popularity were a true measure of worth,” a reporter for the New York Daily News wrote just prior to a 2005 auction featuring
In 1682, Louis XIV—wishing to lock his fractious nobles in a golden cage where he could keep an eye on them—established the French center of
Steuben Glass is renowned for the clear, brilliant, and flawless lead crystal that its glassmakers shape into vases, stemware, and decorat
Europe’s fascination with so-called primitive art reached its apogee during the first half of the 20th century, when artists such as Picas
Art for Heart’s Sake Fifty Foot Films (www.fiftyfootfilms.com)
If you can pick up the Super Bowl XL Opus, you might be able to secure a spot on one of the teams playing in the February 4
In his Rancho Dominguez, Calif., office, Joe Gonzalez displays an exceedingly rare 1927 Packard that is one of only four surviving example
“Frames are really the Cinderellas of the art world,” says Deborah Davis, author of the forthcoming book The Secret Lives of Frames: O
An intricately detailed model of an automobile or superyacht of your choice, crafted by British silversmith Gil Holt.
A one-of-a-kind electric bass guitar from German luthier Jens Ritter.
A full-size, airworthy replica of Charles Lindbergh’s plane, Spirit of St. Louis.
Europeans of the 16th and 17th centuries prized amber as much for its oddity as for its beauty: Although it was found on the shores of the
C.F. Martin & Co.’s 1 millionth guitar suitably marks the milestone.
Bending and welding metal into a chair that is as compelling to look at as it is comfortable to sit on is a relatively straightforward pro