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This article was written as a collaborative effort by multiple experts within the category at Heritage Auctions.

The Handbag as Art: How Takashi Murakami Indulged My Theory

I always enjoy debating the merits of the handbag with our contemporary art specialists. For me, it’s natural to compare the luxury handbags we auction to works of art. From a tri-color special-order Hermès Kelly


Essential Prints to Collect This Fall

Many artists have used the printing press to experiment with various forms and create works at a faster rate. From Miró to Warhol, artists have made prints so that their works could be accessible to

Made in LA: California Artists to Have in Your Collection

Los Angeles has and continues to be a key player in the international art scene. Most recently, there has been an influx of new galleries and institutions popping up across the vast city and artists

Collector's Guide: The Value in Investing in Hermès Birkin Handbags | Heritage Auctions

Investing in Hermès: Wheres the value?

Known around the world as the definitive collector’s handbag, the Hermes Birkin has transcended fashion, disrupting the discourse on investing. Comfortably sitting side by side with fine art, estate jewels, and rare coins, the French

Modern & Contemporary Art Specialist Picks: Fall Prints and Multiples

Learn about our Modern and Contemporary Fine Art specialists’ favorite works from our upcoming Fall Prints and Multiples Online Auction, taking place online on September 26, 2017. Taylor Curry Consignment Director, Modern & Contemporary Art


How Money, Extravagance and Fashion Moved the World from Art Deco to Art Moderne

 The 1920s saw the world enter a post-war boom of economy, color and extravagant living. Many had money to spend and ways to spend it – think The Great Gatsby.  “Stocks reached record peaks, and

Walking Sticks, Figureheads and Longhorns – Oh My!

Four times a year, Heritage Auctions hosts a Fine & Decorative Arts auction alongside our specialized Signature Auctions. Each Fine & Decorative Arts auction hosts a myriad of gorgeous antique furniture, museum quality art, decorative

Wine Regions of the World: Spotlight Burgundy

Burgundy, at its roots, is the motherland of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. In modern times, it has become one of the singularly important zones of the wine world, and one that seems to be the

Seldom Seen Selections: 1879 Flowing Hair Stellas struck in Aluminum and Copper

In an effort to provide yet another outlet for the vast quantities of silver being mined in the western United States, John Adam Kasson proposed a four dollar gold piece, or Stella, which would be

Five for Friday: Gifts for The Gentleman Collector- Charles Schalebaum’s Vintage Models

The upcoming Fine and Decorative Arts Auction featuring The Gentleman Collector Signature Auction Sept. 22-25 will feature some of the most interesting aeronautical, automotive and nautical vintage model collectibles from legendary dealer and collector Charles