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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

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Kara Walker’s Porgy & Bess Libretto

The artist’s first lithographs depict the ill-fated lovers in the famous (and controversial) opera Read More