Story | Jan 4, 2012 | 9:57 AM
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Story | Jan 5, 2011The works of man are many and wondrous, but if I had to pick one that most completely embodies the concept of the sublime, it probably would be the autumnal view from the terrace of Venice's Gritti Palace, across the Grand Canal, to the great church of Santa Maria della Salute — though I'm not sure I ever could satisfactorily explain precisely why.
Story | Aug 17, 2011
This is “out-there” casting, and how. Oscar winner Emma Thompson has scripted and taken a big supporting role in “Effie,” a bio-drama about an infamous unconsummated love affair of Victorian England — influential art...
Story | Jun 10, 2009
Story | Dec 4, 2009
Looking for just the right gifts for the book lovers in your life? Today, in two auctions, Christie's is auctioning some rare and stunning literary artifacts. Cormac McCarthy's typewriter is only the beginning; there are first editions and letters and...