Art: Your Own Private Museum

It would seem a rare privilege: You enter one of the world’s most prestigious art museums, and a staff member ushers you to a private room, away from the crowds. There, the masterpieces you have requested, works not on exhibit for the public, are whisked out of their storage crates and displayed before you by […]

FrontRunners: Salvaged Treasures

David Teplica was looking for something to place on a pedestal, actually on the two limestone pedestals guarding the Romanesque granite home that he was restoring to its 1910 splendor. “There would have been [stone] animals out front greeting people,” says Teplica, a plastic surgeon in Chicago. “But they were lost over the past 100 […]