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Don’t Think About Picasso: The Wisdom of Agnes Martin

A new book celebrates a four-decade friendship between Agnes Martin and Pace Gallery’s Arne Glimcher Read More

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The Exhibitions That Changed Art History

For his newest book, Bruce Altshuler selects the 25 most influential art shows from the last 40 years Read More

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Drawn to Scale: The Fish in Art

A new book tracks images of cod, salmon, eels and more from ancient Egypt to the present Read More

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Calle Me Maybe

A chronicle of Sophie Calle’s encounter with a mysterious stranger finally resurfaces
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O’K Corrals

A new book chronicles the transformation of two New Mexico properties into distinctly O’Keeffian studios and residences Read More

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Vegan for Mercy

Sue Coe’s new book, Cruel, lobbies for an end to meat-eating Read More

Stefan Ruiz’s portrait of Daniel Cortes, 
a student at Televisa’s acting school in Mexico City, 2004.
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The Bold and the Beautiful

The art of Mexico’s telenovelas Read More

David Hammons, Black Mohair Spirit, 1971, body print and mixed media. Hammons’s groundbreaking work resonated far beyond L.A.
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Who Watts Why

The untold history of the Black Arts Movement in Los Angeles Read More

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Haunted by Duchamp

A dealer reflects on a lifelong obsession Read More

Priced at $1,200,  John Baldessari’s Quality Material  attracted no buyers in 1968. In 2007 it fetched $4.4 million at Christie’s.
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How to Buy, Sell, & Have an ‘Aha’ Moment

On ‘The Value of Art’ Read More

Rembrandt's 1630 self-portrait, stolen from the National Museum of Stockholm in 2000 and recovered five years later.  ©NATIONALMUSEUM, STOCKHOLM/BRIDGEMAN ART LIBRARY
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How Rembrandts Were Stolen 81 Times

Art meets crime in a new book on Rembrandt heists. Read More

Carolee Schneemann with the composer James Tenney in 1956. MARI B. LYONS/COURTESY CAROLEE SCHNEEMANN
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A Woman of Letters

A portrait of Carolee Schneemann, in her own words. Read More

The master modele bronze of Edgar Degas’s Dancer Rubbing Her Knee, sculpted in wax circa 1884–85,  cast posthumously. STEVEN OLIVER/NORTON SIMON ART FOUNDATION, PASADENA, CALIFORNIA
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The Collector Who Redefined Degas

Degas in the Norton Simon Museum
Edited by Sara Campbell;
Essays by Daphne Barbour,
Richard Kendall, and Shelley Sturman
Yale University Press, 576 pages, $95 Read More

Alice Neel in a photograph taken by her lover Sam Brody, whom she met at a WPA meeting. SAM BRODY
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What Was Neel’s Deal?

Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty
By Phoebe Hoban
St. Martin’s Press, 500 pages, $35 Read More