folk art

Bill-George-sci-fi-art

Sexy vintage art from Femme Fatales magazine up for bids

A collection art and artifacts from the mid-20th century’s obsession with B-movies are some of the most unusual items Old Town Auctions has ever brought to auction. Its Nov. 18-20, 2011 sale features 200-250 lots from the collection of Bill George, the original editor of Femme Fatales magazine whose now-closed private museum in Baltimore...

killing-in-antiques

New novel plots murder during Brimfield antiques shows

  A Killing in Antiques: A Lucy St. Elmo Antiques Mystery Mary Moody, Penguin Publishing, 320 pages, $6.99, 978-0-451234186 Available in both print and eBook editions   The world of antiques and collectibles has always been fertile ground for mystery writers, perhaps most notably with Lawrence Block’s long-running series starring Bernie Rhodenbarr, a rare...