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The 'Original Spoliarium' May Have Just Been Returned to the Philippines

Could the original boceto of Juan Luna's Spolarium be going under the hammer this September? Esquire lays down the facts of the case.

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These cultural treasures are made of plastic. Now they're falling apart.

How art conservators are trying to keep up in the golden age of plastic. 

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The Superstitious Rituals of Highly Creative People, from Salvador Dalí to Yoko Ono

The oddities and idiosyncrasies of the world's most beloved art and design fixtures.