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The New Luxury: Are You A Collector?

Paul Braga’s Snuff Bottle Collection, image via Bonhams

By Regina Connell. It seems to be that if you like the finer things in life, and are far enough along to have a lot of the basics taken care of, at some point you will confront the “c” word. … Continue reading

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The Big Picture: All the Action’s at the Auction

Michael Cooper (American, born 1943)
Soap Box Racer, 1975
Sold for $25,000

By Regina M. Connell. All images courtesy of Bonhams. The auction business is the Grace Kelly of the art world: glamorous but mysterious; beautiful but slightly forbidding. Not surprisingly, people are intensely curious, but engage awkwardly, hesitantly—or not at all. … Continue reading

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