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
Elmer Crowell knew his talent for making wooden waterfowl decoys was extraordinary.
Serious collectors once had only two options when they wanted to shop for art and antiques: attend auctions or visit galleries.
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
On april 18, 1923, a massive crowd converged upon what had been, less than a year earlier, a nondescript lumberyard in the South Bronx.
Inheriting an estimated $80 million and a Gilded Age cottage overlooking the Atlantic in Newport, R.I., is daunting at any age.
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.
Sunday in the Park with George, the 1985 Pulitzer Prize–winning Broadway musical by Stephen Sondheim, told the story of Parisian artist Geor
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.
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
A wobbly legged coffee table is no match for GOAT: A Tribute to Muhammad Ali, a 792-page homage to the champ that weighs in at a
While NASA’s rover twins investigate Mars, an exhibit at the Sonoma County Museum (707.579.1500,
All nine of the Fabergé imperial Easter eggs from the Forbes Collection have ended up in one basket—in Russia, from whence they originated
The new offering from Lionel (www.lionel.com) evokes the past while incorporating th
Gallery is a term usually used in association with the fine arts of painting, photography, and sculpture.
Roger Schrenk, an antiques dealer in Alexandria, Va., has created the Interactive Database of Decorative Arts, which offers buyers and deal
“In America, spas are goal-oriented—you go to lose weight or detoxify,” explains Umberto Angeloni, worldwide chairman of the Brioni clothing
Functional art is hardly a new concept.
The fountain pen and the stick shift are two 20th-century inventions that hold their appeal for purists.
Although he became a legend for his amorous proclivities, Casanova was also a renowned adventurer and writer who authored epic memoirs depic
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