Tag: book collecting

With the flick of a wand, my love for books was born

This image and a feature article about our Potter collection appeared in Fine Books & Collections Magazine.
It all began on a snowy afternoon in New York in the salesroom of Sotheby’s. We were in the Big Apple for a party but, since Chuck and I both love books and auctions in particular, we thought we would pop in for the preview. Little did I know, my life would change that day... Read more »

My Interview on "Fear No Art Chicago": Behind the Scenes with Art Collector/Blogger Candace Jordan

Join host Elysabeth Alfano as she goes behind the scenes with artists, actresses Joan Cusack and Joyce Piven, and collectors like me!  Having worked with artists for over 15 years in her art gallery and accessories design business, Elysabeth wanted to take audiences on an all-access pass into the artists’ studios to discover the artists... Read more »

Hefner and Hemingway Highlight New York Book Fair

  The first Playboy (signed twice by Hef) offered by Lux Mentis at New York Antiquarian Book Fair along with an archive spanning 60 years. The New York Book Fair happens every year in April at the Park Avenue Armory.   This fair is the largest  in the world with over 200 dealers from all corners... Read more »