Art & Collectibles

Eight years after Bernard Arnaud, chairman of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, first announced the project, the Fondation Louis Vuitton art museum will finally open its doors on October 27.
Christie’s Out of the Ordinary auction , taking place September 3 at its London South Kensington branch, promises to be just what it says—out of the ordinary.
The first exhibit in Marianne Boesky’s latest New York gallery was Pier Paolo Calzolari’s evocative sculptures; each piece, displayed on a refrigerated stand, frosts over every morning and thaws at...
A teacup. An old photograph. A clock, its workings exposed to create the feeling of time furiously ticking by, and a series of matchsticks used to tediously measure the minutes. Each of these objects...
What a Racket Tennis advertising has its own brand of topspin, and an assortment of 70 posters promoting the sport traces it for more than a century. The vintage images, from a private Australian...
Opening a museum has an irresistible allure. Then comes the public.
About 20 years ago, when Meis was beginning to work on the Saitama Super Arena in Tokyo—a giant robot of a stadium that reconfigures itself for different sports—he stopped by a Japanese toy store for...
Swann Auction Galleries ’ August 6 sale of vintage posters will offer the largest group of tennis-themed posters ever to come to auction.
An exhibition of more than 160 of the finest masterpieces is drawing to a close after welcoming more than 122,500 people from around the world.
The Frum Collection of Oceanic Art—52 items in all—is to be auctioned by Sotheby’s in Paris on September 16.
This summer, the beach is not the only sight to see in the Hamptons. Roy Lichtenstein’s (1923–1997) monumental sculptures...
Thanks to Atelier Courbet ( www.ateliercourbet.com ), a gallery and shop in New York City that opened late last year, fine- art and design enthusiasts have direct access to more than 20 of the...
More than the foremost collector of American flags, Ben Zaricor is a standard-bearer of American identity.
In January, Cesar Garcia, LAXART’s former associate director and senior curator, opened his own Los Angeles gallery and called it the Mistake Room—a moniker inspired by Glenn Kaino’s performance art...
When Secret Service agents seized 2,200 fine-art photographs from a New York warehouse in 2012, they called on New York Fine Art Appraisers to determine the worth of the trove of works by masters...
This year marks the 450th anniversary of the birth of the incomparable English poet and playwright William Shakespeare.
An imperial chicken cup, the supreme French roadster, Buffalo Bill’s last roundup, and more.
Steve McQueen’s mystique transcends his performance on film or on the track. Now collectors are investing a fortune in mementos of a life lived close to the edge.
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.
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...
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.

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