Always the gentleman, Rudolf van der Lak personally greets everyone who enters his bar, often with a handshake, an English phrase—“Welcome
When Ann Sacks founded her company in 1980, she was intent on displaying her tile in a manner that would stir the emotions of designers an
In a sunlit studio in rural Oxfordshire, England, Joanna Migdal, dental drill in hand, kneels beside a large bronze sundial base as she en
Serious collectors once had only two options when they wanted to shop for art and antiques: attend auctions or visit galleries.
Elmer Crowell knew his talent for making wooden waterfowl decoys was extraordinary.
Alastair Crawford holds a large silver platter in his hands and tilts it to show the subtle detail that marks the piece as a product of th
Inheriting an estimated $80 million and a Gilded Age cottage overlooking the Atlantic in Newport, R.I., is daunting at any age.
Sunday in the Park with George, the 1985 Pulitzer Prize–winning Broadway musical by Stephen Sondheim, told the story of Parisian artist Geor
Subhankar Banerjee has no fear of the wilderness.
When Blatt Billiards opened in New York in 1923, the city was in the throes of pool fever.
On april 18, 1923, a massive crowd converged upon what had been, less than a year earlier, a nondescript lumberyard in the South Bronx.
In 76 b.c., the captain of a merchant vessel from Rhodes veered too close to the cliff-lined shores of an insignificant island off the far
The aristocracy of Art Deco, the streamlined design style that swept the world in the 1910s, 1920s, and 1930s, is represented in a show at
As the Olympic torch makes its way home to Athens this month, you can expect the usual deluge of commemorative souvenirs.