Art & Collectibles

On the East Coast, spring means warmer weather and the opening of many exciting art exhibits and installations.
On June 4, Sotheby’s will bring to auction the most extensive private collection of John Lennon’s original artwork, handwritten poems, and corrected typescripts.
Antique maps and atlases hit the auction block.
Dismissed by art critics during his lifetime, Norman Rockwell is now receiving his due at auction.
The British Guiana Magenta stamp could sell for $10 million or more at auction in June.
The eclectic festival will color Mexico’s historic colonial jewel with cocktail parties, exhibits by acclaimed contemporary artists, an all-night DJ dance party, gourmet dining events, and for the...
Since 1987, Architectural Artifacts, the largest antiques store in the United States, has served as a hub of lost treasures from around the globe.
In August of 1949, the subtitle of a Life magazine story on the painter Jackson Pollock asked, “Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?”
Founded in 2010, the Swiss accessory brand TF Est. 1968—named for the initials and birth year of the company’s founder, Freddy Tschumi—creates products that combine the aesthetics of haute horlogerie...
Antiquorum will be putting 302 collectible fine watches up for auction on April 9, including several rare Patek Philippe and Rolex pieces.
Offering a flavor of the eagerly anticipated Zayed National Museum , the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has collaborated with the British Museum to present A History of the...
The fourth pen in the company’s Great Characters collection, the Montblanc Great Characters Limited Edition Leonardo ( www.montblanc.com ) honors the Italian artist, scientist, and inventor Leonardo...
About 15 years ago, David Jensen—a civil-engineering professor at Brigham Young University—invented IsoTruss, a sturdy, three-dimensional, open-lattice structure made from a lightweight composite of...
Guitar making, or lutherie, is a fine art, and Antonio de Torres, John D’Angelico, Orville Gibson, and C. F. Martin, among others, are the medium’s equivalents of Rembrandt, Picasso, Renoir, and...
Held annually since 1960, the New York Antiquarian Book Fair has grown into one of the largest events of its kind anywhere in the world.
In 2006, Tibaldi, Italy’s oldest pen maker, forged a partnership with the British automotive marque Bentley that resulted in the Tibaldi for Bentley series of writing instruments.
Chinese artist Li Hongbo’s current exhibition, Tools of Study—which will be on display through March 22 at the Klein Sun Gallery in Chelsea, New York—pays homage to numerous classical sculptures.
In the first major display of its collection outside Abu Dhabi, Louvre Abu Dhabi will show more than 160 of the finest masterpieces from it s permanent collection in the Musée du Louvre, Paris, at...
What does your favorite car have in common with ancient rulers, deities, and saints? It too can be immortalized in sculpture, thanks to the stone specialists at Lapicida . The English company has...
The 1923 New York Yankees world-championship watch presented to George Herman “Babe” Ruth will cross the auction block on February 22 at Heritage Auctions’ Sports Platinum Night Auction in New York...
Two and a half centuries ago, in 1764, King Louis XV authorized the foundation of the French crystal house Baccarat. To celebrate its sestercentennial, the company is hosting yearlong festivities...
The storied rail line that linked Paris to Istanbul for more than a century has fired the imaginations of such diverse writers as Bram Stoker and Ian Fleming. Now the elegantly appointed Orient...
From their earliest incarnations, the Olympic Games have fostered a spirit comprising equal portions of intensive competitiveness, national pride, and the best examples of sportsmanship. It’s an...
Vintage pinup art does many things: It celebrates the female form, it fosters nostalgic sensibilities, and it represents a sultry investment with limitless potential.
It was more than 40 years ago when Danny Reed passed by a GMAC lot in Austin, Texas, and felt the thrill of his life. A 1969 gold Corvette Stingray with black accents and 28,000 miles on the odometer...
Vintage pinup art continues to escalate in value, in part because there’s a finite amount of the artwork in existence. Even though the early masters of the craft, such as Gil Elvgren, Alberto Vargas...
On April 7 Bonhams will offer nearly 300 specially selected items from the world-renowned Caren Archive. The sale encompasses rare newspapers, broadsides, photographs, books, and manuscripts dating...
OAKLAND—January 23, 2014— Jan David Winitz , an eminent art dealer who specializes in antique Oriental rugs, today announced that his gallery, Claremont Rug Company, has mounted its third annual...
One of the paintings at current exhibition at the Pasadena Museum of California Art is Philanthropist Dwight Stuart’s "La Iglesia de Texcoco" by Mexican Modernist Ramos Martinez is remarkable not...
Following the release of 2012’s Black Water Dragon pen, David Oscarson has produced another writing instrument inspired by Chinese astrology. The Black Water Snake pen, which Oscarson introduced late...

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