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Facing the Blank Canvas: Artists’ Tips for Getting Started

Terror. Doubt. Anxiety. Artists offer their strategies for getting beyond the roadblocks and starting new work 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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Profiles

Spencer Finch’s Art Makes Light Speak Volumes

From the 9/11 Memorial Museum to Monet’s garden, Spencer Finch records the atmospheric light and weather patterns of psychologically charged places and remakes those conditions using TV sets, fluorescent tubes, watercolor paints, and household fans 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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News

Artists’ Studios: The Dollhouse Version

Joe Fig’s miniature renderings of the work spaces of Ursula von Rydingsvard, Petah Coyne, Ellen Altfest, Tara Donovan, and Judy Pfaff are mesmerizing to behold 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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Looking at Art

Artists Take a Bite Out of Cézanne’s Apples

A show featuring the artist’s adventures with still life reveals why they have inspired successors over multiple generations 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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10 Cool Trends in Contemporary Ceramic Art

From Face Jars to Fractured Fairy Tales, a handy guide to what’s going on today in clay Read More

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Profiles

I Am a Spy Camera: Jill Magid’s Creepy Surveillance Art

Infiltrating spy agencies and meddling in corporate intrigue are all in a day’s artwork for Jill Magid Read More

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Check Out All 19 Amazing Street-Art Murals Created for Governors Ball

Spray-painted odes to New York join the lineup at the 3-day music festival on Randall’s Island this weekend Read More

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How Non-Artists Can Draw: Comics Great Lynda Barry on Teaching Creativity

On the occasion of her first New York solo show, Lynda Barry offers tips on keeping students engaged, tackling taboos, and learning to laugh at yourself Read More