Art & Collectibles

Few art galleries can claim a continuous history under the same name for nearly two centuries. Yet...
Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson is the J.D. Salinger of comic-strip artists—worshipped by...
Since its founding in 1979, Fraenkel Gallery in San Francisco has featured virtually everyone in...
It was not D-Day, but it was a complicated maneuver covering three continents and six time zones...
Andrew Jackson demonstrated that he was indeed "a man of the people"—and not another member of the...
An unshakable desire to possess what divine providence or the dictates of overzealous lawmakers...
Each May in New York, the art world holds its equivalent of the World Series: The Impressionist and...
When an exceptionally rare camera commands a record-setting sum, the sale usually takes place...
With a modest two-paned window display framed by a dark blue facade, the Map House ( www...
First-time patrons of Bauman Rare Books ( www.baumanrarebooks.com ) in New York City will discover...
Craig Sopin assumed the upcoming 100th anniversary of the sinking of Titanic would boost demand for...
Ideally, a home—whether modest or magnificent—not only shelters the human body from the elements,...
Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin, which first found success in the mid-1800s manufacturing marine...
Italian menswear brand Ermenegildo Zegna unveiled its first in series of art exhibitions and...
Before Heritage Auctions acquired the estate of Garth Montgomery Williams, Ed Jaster—a senior vice...
A Swedish firearms maker that has produced limited-edition hunting rifles displaying design themes...
As an air force fighter pilot in the Vietnam War, Forrest Fenn flew 328 missions and was shot down...
Jack Row Exclusive Writing Instruments debuted its inaugural design, Architect ( www.jackrow.com...
The vast contemporary art collection at the Pompidou Center in Paris has been known to overwhelm...
In the early 20th century, Japanese fountain pen maker Namiki was faced with a dilemma; merchants...
A 6-foot-by-4.5-foot, 330-pound atlas from Australian publisher Millennium House, Earth Platinum (...
The GIFT A set of five one-of-a-kind David Oscarson Harlequin pens, embellished with diamonds,...
You might need a Christmas tree with braces instead of just branches to hang the 13.4-pound, $900...
In Frank Gehry’s world, it is a small landscape: a chunk of real estate approximately 40 square...
The acceptance of certain gifts sometimes has unexpected consequences. The Scottish monarchy, for...
Joseph Kurstin’s first netsuke was inexpensive and unattractive. But after five decades, the piece...
Oliver Cromwell may have famously instructed artists to depict him "warts and all," but he had...
Tales of the search for those raw materials that make possible the objects of beauty included in...
The commander of the angels, the archangel Michael, appears on the barrel of the Tibaldi Sanctus...
When the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opens in Bentonville, Ark., on November 11, it will...

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