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    It’s Complicated

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    Wristwatches that do a lot more than tell time are very much of the moment. By Jonathon Keats On Christmas Day, 1969, Seiko introduced the Astron, the world’s first quartz wristwatch. While it wasn’t cheap—at 450,000 yen, it cost the … Continue reading

    Money and Art

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    On September 4 in Los Angeles, Bonhams will auction rare coins and banknotes from the collection of the late casino and hotel owner Charles Mapes and his wife, Helen, of Reno, Nev. Continue reading

    Lucien Pissarro in England: The Eragny Press

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    Sons of famous fathers have a hard time. Typically the old lion cuffs the cub for daring to innovate, but in the case of Lucien Pissarro (1863–1944) the problem was just the opposite: His father, Camille, the West Indies-born Franco-Jewish Impressionist, repeatedly scolded him for being old-fashioned. Continue reading