Art books

Dagny Corcoran, an influential art book dealer in Los Angeles, has died, aged 77

Her bookstore Art Catalogues, which she founded in 1977 and is still in operation, has long been a gathering place for the Los Angeles art community

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Spring awakening: new art books out soon, from African Art and Bernini to self-taught artists and Franz Kafka

Our books editor selects some of the tempting titles arriving on bookstore shelves in the coming months

David Hockney follows in Van Gogh’s footsteps, painting fleeting spring blossom

Martin Gayford’s book pays tribute to Britain’s greatest living artist before an exhibition at London’s Royal Academy

a blog by Martin Bailey
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Calling all (digital) bookworms: virtual art book fair gives publishers a lifeline during the pandemic

Printed Matter's online venture offers new, rare and out of print publications alongside panels, trailers and prints

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The art of tarot, from the Renaissance to today

Tarot has had a resurgence in popularity in recent years. But the iconography of this centuries-old occult practice is constantly evolving with each new generation of artists