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Auction
Superlatives flow like sparkling pink champagne when experts describe the 18.96 carat fancy vivid pink diamond sold by Christie’s in Geneva on November 13, 2018, for $51,074,708, a world auction…
Auction
A curated selection of items recently sold at auction. We think this month's objects would fit together nicely in the den of an esteemed gentleman, or a decadent modern mancave.
Museum
The gift from the widow of Erhard Göpel, a dealer who worked for Hitler and engaged in the plunder of Jewish collections during World War II, raises ethical questions.
Museum
Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and other Treasures ignores traditional curating concepts to show an eclectic mix of the bizarre and beautiful.
Auction
Designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany around the turn of the last century, the elegant ring features a fine black opal weighing approximately 2.20 carats.
At Large
Before her big break in New York, Georgia O'Keeffe was getting invaluable lessons and inspiration at the University of Virginia.
Museum
Sprawled across the Frick Collection’s Oval Room is an array of ancient architecture in miniature. Triumphal arches, obelisks, and temples—some inspired by real Roman ruins like the Arch of Trajan in…
Museum
Organizers bill it as a once-in-a-lifetime experience. They’re right.
Museum
A cache of silver left behind by the Roman Gauls reveals a complex and diverse Roman Empire.
Auction
Jewelry and Wearable Art Sold at Auction