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Rediscovering My Roots: Ringing in Tradition

Beth Bernstein | Posted 11.24.2014 | Style
Beth Bernstein

As an avid antique ring collector -- a theme which acts as a metaphor for various relationships in my memoir -- I immediately accepted the invitation to preview the 40 plus rings assembled together for the first time for public view and sale at Les Enluminures' New York gallery.

Here's How You Fit 5,000 Pieces Of Art Into One Home

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 08.28.2014 | HuffPost Home

There's a fine line between collecting 5,000 pieces of art and hoarding them. For Betsy Alexander, it's all about placement. "When we buy a piece o...

The Village Vintage, a New Concept Store in Paris

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 03.23.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

For the connaisseurs of the famous flea market of Paris, Les Puces de Saint-Ouen, a new space is born. Habitat, of the giant furniture store fame, has...

Woman Has Over 500 Porcelain Figurines Of Infants In Snowsuits

The Capital, Annapolis, Md. | Theresa Winslow | Posted 03.15.2014 | Weird News

Judy Morrissette wanted grand-kids really badly. So she went out and bought the next best thing. The 73-year-old Edgewater resident started collecti...

The Importance of Art Conservation: An Artist's Perspective

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The conservator can talk about the nuts and bolts while I try and figure out what was going on in the artist's head and eye. In this case, what did Homer see, how did he chose to paint it, why that and how did he execute it.

Why Art Galleries Are Important

Jason Landry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

The gallery model, as we know it, is flawed. Dramatic changes have affected how we view, experience and acquire art. Does anyone else see this, and if so, are you concerned with it?

Elvis Presley's Letter to President Nixon (PHOTOS)

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 01.29.2013 | Weird News
Alexandra Holzer

What if you fell upon a piece of Elvis Presley history? After all, he was just a mere mortal, right? Well, to millions around the world he is as much as a magical being as he ever was when he first began his career as a musician and actor in the '50s.

The Most Exclusive Investing Club Of Its Kind

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 04.25.2012 | Money

Forget Facebook's IPO. The newest investment on Wall Street is whiskey. The global demand for the potent amber fluid has been steadily rising over...

Celebrity Collector: Alan Swyer

Reyne Haines | Posted 06.03.2012 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

I caught up with Alan Swyer, producer of films such as The Buddy Holly Story, HBO's award-winning Rebound, and the TV series everyone loved to drool over, Baywatch. He explained to me how he often takes a walk down memory lane, one song at a time...

Building a Collection Without Breaking the Bank

J.D. Roth | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business
J.D. Roth

No matter what you collect, there are ways to enjoy your hobby while spending less. Here are some of the ways I've learned to keep costs low after four decades of collecting.

Orccon: The Art Of Gaming

Posted 02.17.2012 | Arts

As some of you might know, especially if you live in southern California, Orccon 2012 is this Presidents Day weekend. Beginning today and running unti...

Every Picture Tells a Story

Tom Teicholz | Posted 10.12.2011 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

Michael Schwartz with Clients. Photo courtesy of Galerie Michael. For 30 years, Michael Schwartz has owned and operated Galerie Michael, an art g...

The 'Gilt' Of The Contemporary Art World Launches

Jessica Menda | Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts

Similar to the concept of members-only sale sites such as Gilt and Ideeli, newly-launched Artspace is set to take the contemporary art world into the ...

Ethics For Artists

Karen Atkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Karen Atkinson

With every artist rushing to the top, and with only so many slots to fill, ethics often get overlooked. Here are some things I see often, and want artists to consider when deciding how to proceed.

Michael Jackson Collectibles

Roseanne Colletti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Roseanne Colletti

Michael Jackson had a reputation for being very generous with his autograph. While that endeared him to fans in life, it does them no favors in death.

The "Politics" of an Olympic Pastime: Pin Trading at the 2008 Beijing Olympics

Courtney Woo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Courtney Woo

Pin trading has consumed almost everyone at the Olympic Green---volunteers, managers, broadcasters, technicians and myself included. I originally resisted this Olympic pastime until I discovered its political undertones.