Art & Collectibles

On Wednesday evening, a coveted canvas from the collection, Meule, sold at a Christie’s New York...
Home to painters, screenwriters, music producers, and thespians, Los Angeles has long been known as...
Discerning collectors in Southern California will have a new point of purchase when Christie’s opens a Los Angeles complex in April. Spanning two stories, the 5,400-square-foot facility is on North...
Make your sweetheart’s day even brighter with a pop art piece created by Brazilian artist Romero Britto. From February 11 to 19, more than 100 of Britto’s original works will be for sale in Texas,...
Amassing an art collection can be an art unto itself. The challenges are many: What to buy? Where to acquire it? And how to compile a collection that possesses both value and meaning? To answer these...
Montblanc’s Maison Artisan Atelier in Hamburg, Germany, has been hitting it out of the park lately with over-the-top writing instrument designs (with prices sometimes exceeding $1 million) bearing...
The quest to acquire storied memorabilia from the arena of athletics is a highly competitive game—one that will come down to the final whistle at Heritage Auctions’ Platinum Night Sports Auction on...
If insights into the psyche can be perceived from penmanship, then an opportunity to better understand one of psychology’s most complicated and controversial minds was missed when handwriting samples...
Collectors of abstract expressionism will be given a well-defined focus when seminal selections from Mark Rothko and Robert Rauschenberg highlight Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening...
Christopher Columbus needs no introduction. In 1492, the intrepid explorer, who set out to find a westward route to Asia, made history when he discovered the New World instead. On January 30, an...
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...
Christie’s is pleased to announce Americana Week 2017, a series of auctions, viewings and events, will be held from January 13-20. The week of sales is comprised of Chinese Export Art on January 18,...
The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum (AARFAM), which will commemorate its diamond anniversary in 2017 and is one of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, will launch its celebratory year...
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...

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