Art & Collectibles

Billy joel turned 60 in May. The multiplatinum recording artist says that he is an old man now—a...
Throughout his career as an architect, designer, and artist, Ron Arad has done much to destroy the...
Mammoth tusks are among the rare materials that have covered the barrels of the instruments in Graf...
Swiss luxury brand Caran d’Ache pays tribute to the famous authors who traversed Lake Geneva with...
Film lovers and Russian avant-garde aficionados alike should take note of the offering from the...
The Scheufele family, owners of the Swiss watch and jewelry brand Chopard, has collaborated with...
If the press now delight in deriding the devils of Wall Street—those bankers or hedge-fund managers...
Watchmaker François-Paul Journe concluded that pen caps, though necessary for protecting fountain...
Rare-book collectors have made the wood-paneled galleries of Bauman Rare Books in Philadelphia and...
A new design for challenging times, S.T. Dupont’s Defi, which in French means challenge, invites us...
Recently, one of our editors brought to the attention of the rest of the staff an April article...
Montblanc is celebrating the legacy of German archaeologist Max von Oppenheim with its 2009 Patron...
In the 1920s, Cartier created several collections of jewelry and accessories that united influences...
The Montegrappa Paulo Coelho pen (866.854.1674, www.montegrappa.com ) is a tribute to the acclaimed...
The one-of-a-kind David Oscarson Jacques de Molay pen (636.458.4345, www.davidoscarson.com ) is...
The 450-plus gemstones on the barrel of the Curtis Australia Wildlife Warriors Gold Warrior...
Moving designs from Mattia Cielo. Movement gives jewelry a soul; it brings it to life," says Mattia...
Just as Bentley obtained seats from Bugatti, the Italian penmaker Tibaldi recently procured barrel-...
After nearly two decades of searching the Valley of the Kings for undiscovered burial sites,...
To produce its $30,000 Damascene Straight Razor ( www.hommage.com ), Hommage, a Paris-based...
Can Los Angeles—a youth-obsessed metropolis where erasing the signs of aging is a full-time job for...
More than 50 years ago, the Lladró brothers of Spain—Juan, José, and Vicente—debuted an innovative...
Earth’s jewels from Astro Gallery of Gems Occasionally, gem expert Dennis Tanjeloff allows...
Addled by absinthe and hashish, Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920) destroyed many of his...
Having drifted on and off the Western cultural radar for decades, the Qatari art market is enjoying...
David Copperfield, who has been performing magic tricks since childhood, plans to put on 500 shows...
When Pelé published his autobiography in 1977, he dedicated it to "all the people who have made [...
No figure yokes together with less violence (to revise Dr. Johnson’s phrase) the themes of this,...
Marie Antoinette’s custom desk. Neither the many accolades heaped upon nor the charges leveled at...
"Every guitar has its own personality," says luthier John Monteleone. "It’s my job to give it its...

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