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Demand for Russian Silver Thrives, and Here's Why
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Demand for Russian Silver Thrives, and Here's Why

Russian silver is a broad and varied collectible spanning several centuries and ornate motifs. And demand for it is ever on the rise.

Millennial Dealers: The Future of Valuing Objects of the Past
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Millennial Dealers: The Future of Valuing Objects of the Past

9 young dealers in art and antiques are bringing fresh approaches to the market. We were keen to know their motivations and outlook on the future.

11 Trending Antiques for the Modern Home
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11 Trending Antiques for the Modern Home

Antiques dealers reveal some of the most in-demand antiques on the market today & offer tips on how to fit them into modern environments.

The State of the U.S. Art Market in 2017
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The State of the U.S. Art Market in 2017

To brave waves of change in the art market, we polled 5 financial advisors on what is decidedly a more cerebral approach to collecting in the year ahead.

Specialists Speak: 2017 Trends & Predictions in Collecting
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Specialists Speak: 2017 Trends & Predictions in Collecting

Auction house and gallery head specialists forecast the next big waves to come in the world of collecting.

What's on a Leading Designer's Shopping List?
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What's on a Leading Designer's Shopping List?

One of America's leading designers, and one of Architectural Digest's "AD100 Top Designers of the World," handpicks her ideal holiday gifts.

Accessible Art in a New York Minute
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Accessible Art in a New York Minute

Another huge art fair expanded to NYC this month, catering to those in search of "accessible art." Here's what this pursuit means for art lovers.

Women Artists: The Game-Changers (and the Changing Game)
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Women Artists: The Game-Changers (and the Changing Game)

Female artists have long faced unequal representation & lower prices at auction compared to their male counterparts. Is the gender gap narrowing?

Specialists Speak: The Most Overlooked Gemstones
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Specialists Speak: The Most Overlooked Gemstones

Specialists think outside of the (jewelry) box with their picks for most overlooked gemstones, and tell us why they’re worth a second glance.

Specialists Speak: Brexit & the Future of the Fine Art Market
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Specialists Speak: Brexit & the Future of the Fine Art Market

The question of how the Brexit decision affects the current and future art market looms. Eight U.S. & U.K. specialists share their varying opinions.

How Travel Posters Journeyed From Ad to Art Form
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How Travel Posters Journeyed From Ad to Art Form

Emitting a wonderful sense of adventure, travel posters once enticed people to book far away trips. Find out how they evolved into collectors' items.

How to View Art as an Asset
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How to View Art as an Asset

Evan Beard of U.S. Trust tells us how collectors should think about art & where the next wave of growth in the art market is likely to stem from.

7 Playful Ways to Add Contemporary Design to Your Space
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7 Playful Ways to Add Contemporary Design to Your Space

Designer Craig Tevolitz selects standout contemporary works, from fuzzy armchairs to Andy Warhol screen prints, and tells us how to add them to any room.

Our #1 Piece of Auction Advice
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Our #1 Piece of Auction Advice

Our top bidders revealed their secrets to bidding & winning items at auction. Take a tip (or five!) from our pros.

Specialists Speak: 17 Most Talked-About Contemporary Artists
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Specialists Speak: 17 Most Talked-About Contemporary Artists

In this edition of "Specialists Speak," we turn to the galleries. 8 gallerists share the artist names you should know now, plus price ranges for each.

How to Buy the Most Beautiful Sapphires in the World
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How to Buy the Most Beautiful Sapphires in the World

Lured by the deep blue hue of a sapphire? Jewelry expert Jean-Norbert Salit helps us create a starter’s guide and checklist for buying the rare gems.