A Portuguese design firm created a high-concept safe as valuable as its contents
Boca do Lobo’s Millionaire Safe wasn’t built solely to serve a utilitarian function, it was designed to be an impenetrable objet d’art.
Founded in 2005, the Portugal-based design company – which was commissioned to make the ultra-luxe furniture for Christian Grey’s apartment in the 2015 film Fifty Shades ... More
The annual affair brings together 70 of the nation’s top antiques dealers
Where can you find a Thomas Chippendale gilded mirror and a weathervane shaped like a rooster under the same roof? At the 2018 Winter Antiques Show, which opened on Friday at the Park Avenue Armory.
For the fair’s 64th edition, 70 of the nation’s top antiques dealers have mounted a dizzying ... More
The Gucci, Missoni and Net-A-Porter collaborator debuts a limited collection of wall art
Pharrell Williams’s multi-media creative collective, i am OTHER, has connected with Twyla, a new platform allowing art buyers to discover exclusive pieces from some of today’s most talked-about artists.
In a limited-edition collaboration, i am OTHER will introduce three new artists to the Twyla marketplace, ... More
The famed architect would have been 150 years old this year
Touring architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s surviving oeuvre—over 400 structures in locales ranging from Japan to Wisconsin—would normally require a heavy dose of stamina and a passport. But starting June 12, a museum pass is all you’ll need. Spanning six decades, Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive brings 450 pieces ... More
The sprawling Manhattan studio of the world's most famous—and most expensive—artist seems like an enchanted place, thanks to the million-dollar decor and a phalanx of assiduous attendants. But, as Jeff Koons reveals, making all that magic isn't easy
To hear him tell it, Jeff Koons keeps the hours of an average businessman. “I’m here Monday through Friday, nine to five,” he says, shrugging, as if the operation he runs out of a former warehouse on Manhattan’s far west side were some ho-hum insurance office and not an extraordinary, ... More
A world-class collection of vintage and modern work finds its ideal setting
As you enter the Park Avenue apartment of Gary and Sarah Wolkowitz, it’s almost impossible to imagine that the couple once surrounded themselves with oversize pop art and color-field paintings by the likes of Andy Warhol and Kenneth Noland. Of course, that was back in the 1970s, in ... More
A museum-quality post-minimalist sculpture exhibition hits New York
New York-based artist Richard Nonas finally gets the reception he deserves this month at Fergus McCaffrey Gallery with the opening of his new self-titled solo exhibition. Though the artist's earthy, natured-based work has sometimes slipped through the cracks of enthusiasts in favor of more recognizable names like Richard Serra and ... More