Specialists from auction houses around the country tell us about choice lots in their upcoming sales
A neuroscientist ponders the collecting impulse.
To many, the Alberses were the embodiment of forward-thinking modernity. And yet, to a surprising degree, they were inspired by ancient art.
Over the past ten years Wade Lege has rescued some of the disappearing landmarks of his native Louisiana
How a London gallery promotes a dialogue between historical and contemporary art
“My husband said the house screamed for antique furniture–but I have a hard time with sameness.”
By the middle of the eighteenth century the “greene Country Towne” founded by William Penn in 1682 was bustling with commercial and social activity
Aileen Osborn Webb (Mrs. Vanderbilt Webb) came from a family of art patrons
The work begins with the riving of logs
In his book Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers, F. J. Britten notes that “watches with enamel painting before 1640 are exceedingly rare”