Art & Collectibles

If Paris is always a good idea, as the saying goes, then it is an especially enticing proposition now: Through February 20, visitors to the City of Light can view a pivotal private art collection...
It’s like a scene straight out of a movie: A retired French doctor brings 14 unframed drawings inherited from his father to a Paris auction house for appraisal, expecting to sell the lot for a few...
For generations, countless schoolchildren have daydreamed of flying into space—imagining their pen or pencil as a spaceship carrying them off into the stars. For MB&F founder Maximilian Büsser...
Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei —who is known as much for his activism as for his art—once said, “My definition of art has always been the same. It is about freedom of expression, a new way of...
For more than 25 years, important collectors have regarded Barbara Guggenheim as the dean of art advisers. During her distinguished career, she not only has assisted celebrities and captains of...
One of the most influential jazz musicians and composers of all time, Miles Davis was more than just a talented trumpeter; he was an innovator of improvisation, a maestro of soulful melody, and a...
As Christie’s UK celebrates 250 years in business, its chairman reflects on the importance of heritage and the dynamic future of collecting. David Armstrong-Jones is known more formally as Viscount...
No need to wish upon a star; monumental mementos from the Magic Kingdom will be available to the public during Profiles in History’s Animation and Disneyana Auction on December 9 in Calabasas, Calif...
Harry Potter fans have a chance to own the rarest book that J.K. Rowling ever made. On December 13 in London, Sotheby’s will sell a presentation copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard , which is...
DESIGN | DECEMBER 12 THE COLLECTION OF CHIARA AND FRANCESCO CARRARO | DECEMBER 12 TIFFANY STUDIOS | ONLINE-ONLY | DECEMBER 1-13 Christie’s December sale of Design is taking place on December 12, 2016...
“Movies have that backstory,” says Jack Guarnieri, owner of Jersey Jack Pinball in Lakewood, N.J. “They have the recognition that gives you a lot of interest in the games immediately.” The company’s...
The piano that John Lennon used to compose Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds , A Day in the Life , and other songs from the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album will be auctioned at...
Dodos might be extinct, but they’re not entirely gone. On November 22, Summers Place Auctions in West Sussex, England, sold a nearly complete Dodo skeleton for about $430,000. Considered 95-percent...
A sale for the soul, Sotheby’s IfOnly Presents: the Experiences Auction , from November 28 through December 9, will offer lasting memories rather than material acquisition. The auction house has...
When the Broad museum opened its doors last year in downtown Los Angeles, aesthetes from across the globe flocked to the contemporary art mecca to see a remarkable collection of more than 2,000 art...
On December 2 and 3, Guernsey’s will be presenting the Neil Leifer Photographic Collection for auction at Bohemian National Hall in New York City. The two-day event will include original works by the...
Chess is an ancient game, dating back to the 6th century. Its intellectual challenge and timeless appeal has tempted countless artists and architects to design chess sets. Few can play at the level...
On December 15, Christie’s will be auctioning art pieces provided by the Edward James Foundation as part of Christie’s Classic Week in London. The evening, titled A Surreal Legacy , will comprise 200...
Gift-giving is an art unto itself. But finding the perfect holiday present for the art lover in your life can be a challenging task without proper inspiration. Luckily, Robb Report has collected the...
Though many collectors stick to the pursuit of more traditional treasures like art, wine, or watches, there are some whose tastes are, shall we say, more eclectic. So for those who stray from the...
For the past 183 years, Pennsylvania’s Martin Guitars has churned out a number of iconic instruments, but few as revered as the 1930 Martin 000-45 guitar . Though only 21 examples were made, these...
Suzhou Tourism is pleased to announce the North American debut of Chinese photographer Mr. Steve Zhao’s retrospective entitled “China Story - Suzhou Poetic Lifestyle,” which will be available for...
As a teenager, Claude Monet picked up a paintbrush after being inspired by landscape artist Eugène Boudin. “It was as if a veil was torn from my eyes,” wrote the artist who would later become the...
The Mile High City is now home to a stellar new attraction as the Star Wars and the Power of Costume exhibition opens at the Denver Art Museum on November 13. In promotion of the iconic space western...
This November, Disney fans have the chance to bring a piece of the happiest place on earth home with them. The Souvenirs of Disneyland auction , which will take place on November 19 in Sherman Oaks,...
Marilyn Monroe famously sang “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend,” but collectors of her memorabilia disagree. Seven of the 10 most-expensive Marilyn Monroe items sold at auction are dresses—mainly...
During the course of the United States’ 240 years as a nation, it has had 44 presidents, each creating a lasting imprint on the country while adding to the cumulative legacy of the position and its...
Phillips is pleased to announce highlights from the upcoming auction of Latin American Art on 22 November. Comprised of 105 lots, the auction will feature masterworks by Diego Rivera, Wifredo Lam,...
David Bowie’s treasures hit the auction block. David Bowie hid his art in plain sight. The late British rock star regularly lent works from his extensive collection to major institutions—among them...
In time for the bicentennial of Charlotte Brontë’s passing (if not today’s National Author’s Day), the Paris-based publishing house Éditions des Saints Pères is releasing a fair copy manuscript of...

Pages