In the first quarter of the 20th century, the pulp fiction magazine Weird Tales drew its share of criticism for its risque covers. Covers created by "The Queen of the Pulps," Margaret Brundage. Learn more...
There's no question that Woodstock, New York is a happening place. In fact, this rural gem of a community has been attracting artists for well over a century, thanks in large part to the Woodstock Art Colony.
The innovative approach of architect Frank Lloyd Wright is represented in homes and business structures throughout America. In this Ten Things column we examine 10 of those locales.
Collectors eagerly pursue Santa Clara Pueblo pottery by Margaret Tafoya. In the latest Ten Things You Didn't Know column, Antoinette Rahn illustrates how truly amazing it is that pieces originally sold for $5 are now often commanding four or more figures.
This coming April 12 is the 155th anniversary of the start of the War Between the States. In the most current Ten Things You Didn't Know column, Karen Knapstein examines some of the lesser known facts and artifacts of the American Civil War.
The current auction record for a Spitler-decorated item, which was set in 2004, is nearly $1 million. Antoinette Rahn compiles a list of little-known facts regarding the life and work of Johannes Spitler (1774-1837).
Did you know, although Steiff is frequently associated with bears, the first stuffed toy created by the company was an elephant? In this Ten Things You Didn't Know column, Antoinette Rahn shares nine more fascinating facts about Steiff.
The impact and influence of Charles and Ray Eames can be seen in many arenas, including 20th century furniture design, photographic arts and architecture, among others.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the arrival of Pyrex bakeware on shelves of department stores across the U.S. In addition to being a popular form of cookware, Pyrex is also a sentimental favorite of collectors as well, as explored in the latest 10 Things You Didn’t Know column.