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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


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All Cézanne, All Virtual, All the Time

An online catalogue raisonné will put the wide scope of the artist’s achievements on a free-access website Read More


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11 Edgy New Photo Books That Will Make You Look (and Think) Twice

The latest provocations from Annie Leibovitz, Nan Goldin, Brian Ulrich, and others who document the bizarre, the bygone, and the adorable Read More


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Justice Austrian Style?

An investigator into Austria’s Nazi-era crimes faces a “completely absurd” indictment
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How to Speak Artspeak (Properly)

A new guide decodes 146 essential buzzwords, movements, and trends of the postwar art world. How many do you know? Read More


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The Degas Debate: Analyzing the Controversial Plasters

Are 74 plasters ‘discovered’ in a foundry storeroom ‘original’ works by Degas? A Degas scholar analyzes the sculptures, outlines the controversy, and considers competing meanings of ‘original’ Read More


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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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Authenticating Picasso

Forty years after Picasso’s death, while his paintings are among the most expensive ever sold, the problem of how
to authenticate his work remains a challenge. To avoid mistakes, four of his five surviving heirs have clarified the process but have not included his elder daughter 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