Rebecca Rego Barry

A vintage address book bought on eBay revived the life story of Dora Maar, a photographer and painter too often seen merely as a famous artist’s muse.
In New York on March 5, Sotheby’s will offer Georgia O'Keeffe's diminutive painting, estimated at $300,000-500,000, alongside more than one hundred works of art and personal effects from the…
An exhibition at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art and its accompanying catalogue explore the memento mori in Renaissance Europe.
Any Grateful Dead fan will attest to Jerry Garcia’s power as a musician, but the legendary guitarist and singer was also an accomplished visual artist, a fact known only to a small group of devoted…
Celebrity chef and bestselling author Anthony Bourdain, who died last year at the age of 61, had—we’ll just say it—great taste. His personal belongings are being offered in an online auction running…
The British artist behind Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’s magical contraptions is back in the spotlight after one of his kinetic sculptures was sold in London
As bubonic plague ravaged seventeenth-century England, the afflicted would find a red cross painted on their door, a warning for visitors to stay out. If, on the other hand, a house had been shown…
The inaugural “Oddities” auction at Doyle on May 7 is headlined by a sign–an enamel-painted wooden placard beckoning visitors into “Mr. Potter’s Museum of Curiosities,” the twice defunct museum in…