Art & Collectibles

The work of renowned artist René Lalique is being celebrated with the opening of the Lalique Museum on July 1 in Wingen-sur-Moder, France, the former site of Lalique’s glass factory in the Alsace...
It’s one thing to see beauty in nontraditional or unlikely settings. It’s another thing to capture that beauty and reveal it to those who might otherwise look right past it. The late American...
London is home to the largest number of Old Master paintings dealers in the world, and the city celebrates its abundance with Master Paintings Week taking place July 1–8. Almost two dozen galleries,...
Grasp the sartorial genius of the late fashion designer Alexander McQueen with an exclusive private tour ($350) of the Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibit Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty on June 27...
Wolf Kahn’s breathtaking, colorful landscapes hang in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), but the German-born painter’s next gallery show,...
Muhammad Ali has always understood the value of words. In an interview before the boxing legend’s 1974 "Rumble in the Jungle," Ali taunted George Fore­man by saying, "If you even dream of beating me...
Each year, the artisans of Graf von Faber-Castell produce a writing instrument using an unusual material, such as horsehair or satinwood. This year, for the company’s 250th anniversary, the Graf von...
The inspiration was rather esoteric: The Visconti Golden Man HRH ( +39.055.45652.31, www.visconti.it ) pays tribute to a significant archeological discovery made 42 years ago in Kazakh­stan. In a...
Since 1992, Montblanc has honored tastemakers from Augustus to Andrew Carnegie in its Patron of Art series of writing instruments. Now the German penmaker’s 2010 release, the Montblanc Patron of Art...
Art collectors who travel from New York to the Art Basel fair in Basel, Switzerland, this month will be greeted by a familiar but delightful sight. The booth of New York gallery David Zwirner will...
Seventy-five exhibitors of antique art and collectibles will convene from June 8 to June 15 for Haughton International Fairs’ Art Antiques London. Among the highlights are a $500,000 pavé-set...
Now through July 29, the Pace Gallery on East 57th Street is presenting the work of abstract expressionist Willem de Kooning in The Figure: Movement and Gesture. The exhibition comprises nearly 40...
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. Koons Coup The cover lot for the catalog...
The ability to predict the weather with godlike accuracy began with a single invention: the barometer. In 1643, a student of Galileo discovered that by measuring air pressure one could forecast sun,...
On May 13 Sotheby’s New York is auctioning the Robert Rubin Collection of African art, which comprises approximately 50 works of art estimated to sell for $4 million total. Collector Robert Rubin...
Early May brings the promise of fresh auction records as the New York branches of Sotheby’s and Christie’s unveil highlights from their marquee spring evening sales. This week, Robbreport.com...
From April 27 through May 2, Spring Show NYC presents more than 60 art exhibitors at the Park Avenue Armory in celebration of Manhattan’s Art & Antiques Week. Works run the gamut from $2,500 to...
Art dealer Richard Nagy is showing some unseen works by Viennese artist Egon Schiele for the opening of his new gallery on Old Bond Street. The exhibition, which runs from May 19 through June 30, is...
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, displayed across from Rodin’...
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 book...
New York’s version of the International Expositions of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art (SOFA NEW YORK) will open its collection of contemporary decorative art and design to the public at the...
More than 60 works from Japan’s Sôdeisha Ceramic Movement will be on display at New York’s Joan B. Mirviss Ltd art gallery on East 78th Street from March 16 through April 29 to coincide with Asia...
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 Ming Dynasty. The vase...
Christie’s will sell the Gourdon Collection, considered one of the most important decorative arts sales since the highly publicized Yves Saint Laurent sale in 2009. Amassed over 20 years by collector...
More than 30,000 works of art will be on display from 260 exhibitors at The European Fine Art Fair Maastricht , held March 18 to 27 in the Maastricht Exhibition and Congress Centre in the Netherlands...
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. Built over a two-year period at a cost of $36...
The Jerni Collection —considered the world’s largest compilation of high-quality, historically significant, and rare toys—is available for private sale through Sotheby’s until February 28, 2011...
The Jason Jacques gallery, known as one of the leading resources for period pottery, is hosting his first contemporary ceramist, Gareth Mason, from February 9 through March 9, 2011, at his gallery on...
The Parisian art gallery Les Enluminures is unveiling an exhibit featuring stained-glass art throughout the ages, from February 8 to April 24, 2011. The exhibit “Splendor of Stained Glass from...
The impressive collection of art coming across the block at the Sotheby’s Important Old Master and 19th Century Paintings from the Collection of J.E. Safra is made all the more noteworthy when one...

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