You might need a Christmas tree with braces instead of just branches to hang the 13.4-pound, $900 La Maison du Chocolat
In Frank Gehry’s world, it is a small landscape: a chunk of real estate approximately 40 square inches topped by 32 structures.
The acceptance of certain gifts sometimes has unexpected consequences.
Tales of the search for those raw materials that make possible the objects of beauty included in this month’s jewelry features (
The commander of the angels, the archangel Michael, appears on the barrel of the Tibaldi Sanctus Michael Archangelus
Oliver Cromwell may have famously instructed artists to depict him "warts and all," but he had nothing to worry about when Samue
Joseph Kurstin’s first netsuke was inexpensive and unattractive.
The cross-grained olive wood used in the Graf von Faber-Castell Elemento Collection (
When the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art opens in Bentonville, Ark., on November 11, it will not just herald the arrival
Los Angeles’ biggest patron of the arts is Eli Broad, the billionaire philanthropist and megacollector.
Unusual among book collectors because he did not grow up in a book-laden household, Dr.
A parade of Abraham Lincoln–related milestones began two years ago with the bicentennial of his birth and will conclude, tempora
The beauty of the image is undeniable: A regal model in a black-and-white gown nearly glows against the improbable backdrop of f
Three generations of Atlanta’s Moulthrop family (www.moulthropstudios.
For his new book about Jesus, Pope Benedict XVI is using Faber-Castell pencils to write his original draft.
Last November, Peter Bainbridge, of Bainbridges, a small auction house in England, asked his audience to "welcome" a colorful 18
The most conspicuous removal of imperial treasures from China to points west occurred in 1860 when, during the Second Opium War,
Kewpie dolls, comets, airplanes, dogs, Indians, policemen, birds, butterflies, devils thumbing their noses, and nubile women in
Muhammad Ali has always understood the value of words. In an interview before the boxing legend’s 1974 "Rumble in the Jungle," Ali taunted George Foreman by saying, "If you even dream of beating me, you better wake up and apologize."