On November 9, Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction showcases two iconic works of pop art from two of the masters of the genre, Andy
New York’s Pace Gallery, once again independent after its April split from longtime partner the Wildenstein Gallery, reflects upon its pas
Had James Bond been vanquishing villains in the 19th century, surely he would have found a use for this Russian strongbox.
If the Major League Baseball Opus Marquee Edition had a trading card, the back would read something like this: pages: 790; size: 20 x 20 i
The Ciclotte (www.ciclotte.com), a design-driven stationary bike th
One of the highlights of the Kunsthaus Zürich museum’s centenary year is “Picasso” (October 15, 2010–January 31, 2011), an homage to the m
Trevor Barton loved to talk about his pipes.
To commemorate its centennial on June 24, 2010, Italian carmaker Alfa Romeo commissioned Montegrappa for Alfa Romeo (
Graf von Faber-Castell fashioned its Pen of the Year 2010 (
On December 31, 1914, the social pages of The New York Times cheerfully informed readers that Robert Goelet would host New Year’s Day trot
Montblanc is perpetuating its 19-year-old Patron of Art series with handcrafted writing instruments celebrating England’s Queen Elizabeth
It is a telling commentary on the state of our culture that the only words by George Santayana, author of The Life of Reason, with which t
The 16th-century French artist Valentin Bousch completed some of his most daring work for Prior Wary de Lucy.
Istanbul-born, Paris-based painter Mubin Orhon, whose untitled work from 1960 set a record price for the artist at a Christie’s auction in
In the early 1880s, while his personal railway car was parked on a siding in Michigan City, Ind., William Henry Vanderbilt, who was travel
Loiminchay, the pen company known for its modern interpretation of ancient Asian culture, has introduced a new design in
Hercules’ stepmother Hera drove him mad—mad enough to commit several atrocious murders.
On October 26, 1886, a note arrived at London’s Albemarle Hotel addressed to Mrs. John L. Gardner.
In 1827, while exhibiting his products in Washington, D.C., globe maker James Wilson declared himself the preeminent American practitioner
THE GIFTThe last available Loiminchay Nine Dragons pen.
A set of two Loiminchay Tibetan Goddesses pens.
THE GIFTA game-used 1927 Lou Gehrig bat.
History consists of alternating phases of vitality and decay, in between which interesting things happen.
THE GIFTA 97-percent-complete composite dinosaur skeleton of Maiasaura peeblesorum, or "good mother lizard."
Among the treasures currently available at M.S.
THE GIFT The finest graded mint specimen of stamp collecting’s most famous rarity, the Inverted Jenny.
A 2,500-year-old art captures a photographer’s work.
Blancpain, the Swiss watchmaker founded in 1735, has collaborated with 27-year-old Canadian pen maker Grayson Tighe once again to produce
At the conclusion of July’s G8 summit meeting in L’Aquila, Italy, the Italian government gave each of the heads of state in attendance a n
The secrets contained within the International Museum and Library of the Conjuring Arts merit that the 40,000-square-foot warehouse just o