Since 1992, Montblanc has honored tastemakers from Augustus to Andrew Carnegie in its Patron of Art series of writing instruments.
Contemporary art reaches full flower in the second week of May at the New York branches of Sotheby’s and Christie’s during their marquee spring evening sales.
The ability to predict the weather with godlike accuracy began with a single invention: the barometer.
When the Grosvenor House Art & Antiques Fair—the leading British show of its kind—abruptly folded in 2009 after 75 years, speculation began almost instantly about what might fill the
As combat garb, suits of armor have been obsolete for centuries.
If you walk past the windows of Sotheby’s Manhattan salesrooms between now and April 12, stop and look at the scorched metal sphere, seven and a quarter feet in diameter, displaye
Of all the categories of collectibles that hobbyists choose to pursue—whether it’s coins or cars, Eames furniture or snuff bottles—probably none offer the infinite possibilities available to the b
With the sweet scents from the adjacent sake brewery wafting through the air, Elizabeth Norris is busy selling, framing, and restoring intoxicating treats of a different kind.
Adorn your table with the works of silversmith Kevin O’Dwyer, and dinner conversation may turn to the likes of Daniel Libeskind.
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When a blue and white vase showed up at Duke’s auction house in Dorchester, England, in a cardboard box, no one would have guessed it would be a masterpiece dating from China’s Mi
The largest collection of Salvador Dalí’s artwork outside of his native Spain was unveiled in January at the new Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla.
After more than six decades in the music industry, Quincy Jones still does not miss a beat.
Edgar Degas’ 1897 pastel-and-charcoal work, Danseuses Jupes Jaunes,will be a highlight of the Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Auction (
As Valentine’s Dayapproaches, we all begin to ponder perfect pairings.
Those who might be inclined to regard this month’s selection of his and her gifts for Valentine’s Day (see "Love Matches," page 88) as yet another example of our society’s coarse commerc
The ancient Dong son culture of Southeast Asia left behind bronzes of unrivaled complexity and beauty.
On a spring evening in 1951, my maternal grandmother, Margot Zündorf, a blonde, blue-eyed 21-year-old German immigrant, was shot to death outside her home in Atwater Village, Calif.
Form meets function in a vintage Cartier clock.