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14 New Art-History Books to Change Your Mind

Duchamp’s dictionary, Picasso’s (other) muse, Lucy Lippard’s landscapes, and Hans Ulrich Obrist’s map quests are among the subjects of recent volumes that expand the story of art Read More


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Rainbow Sunsets and Breezy Glamour: 9 Seductive New Photo Books

From hand-colored picture postcards to Jack Nicholson at home, this summer’s best photo books mine the cool past and look to the future Read More


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See 11 Heady Books Transformed into Ikebana Flower Displays

Camille Henrot channels Japanese zen gardens with an installation of floral odes to her favorite books Read More


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6 Sumptuous Gift Books to Splurge on This Summer

Stunning, silk-wrapped, and limited-edition volumes from Ai Weiwei, Maurizio Cattelan, and more Read More


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9 Awesome New Art Books for Kids

A summer reading list for budding artists and art historians Read More


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Ten Creative, Disorienting, Enlightening, and Sometimes Frightening Monographs and Catalogues

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jeff Koons, Marisol, Lygia Clark, and Lee Bontecou are among the subjects of major books this season Read More


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From Comic Art to Cosmic Jazz: 11 Books for Subculture Vultures

Carlo McCormick rounds up the latest volumes on skateboard graphics, street art, street style, and more Read More


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The ARTnews Shelfie Project: Art-World Luminaries Pose With Their Books

Laurie Simmons, Jerry Saltz, Xu Bing, and other art insiders took shelf portraits for us Read More


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Top 7 New Art Bios for Summer Beach Reading

The season’s page-turners: Lives of the artists, from Michelangelo to Nauman Read More


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The $20,000 Picasso Catalogue the Art World Was Waiting For

Why scholars are clamoring for a near-exact copy of a Picasso catalogue published in black and white and last updated in 1978 Read More


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The Fascinating Unknown Photographs of Berenice Abbott

New volumes reveal a sweep of images discovered in a desk drawer in the photographer’s attic storeroom Read More


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7 Astonishing Chinese Philosophers’ Stones That Look Like Monsters and Landscapes

Photographer Jonathan Singer takes aim at a collection of historical stones treasured for their surprising beauty Read More


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Deciphering the Poetic Jabber of Tony Oursler’s Talking Heads

A new book on Oursler’s video installations reveals the artist’s interest in the language of magic, sci-fi, and the occult Read More


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What Would You Ask Your Favorite Contemporary Cartoonists?

Charles Burns, Daniel Clowes, Alison Bechdel, and other comic artists reveal tricks of the trade in a new book Read More