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A move to London, the famous logo and liquid lunches: a short history of Thames & Hudson

As it marks its 75th anniversary, we hear how the “amazing melting pot” of Vienna shaped the publisher’s identity and what’s in store for the future

Louis-Antoine Prat, chair of the Friends of the Louvre, accused of slandering Paris dealer in new book

French art historian is “horrified by the accusation of antisemitism” following the publication of his collection of short stories

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The publisher that promised ‘art for all’: a potted history of Phaidon as it celebrates its centenary

The vice-president Deborah Aaronson tells us how the company got some help from Albert Einstein and why eBooks are not necessarily the future of art publishing


Bookforum, Artforum’s literary sister magazine, ceases publication

The publication’s sudden closure comes just days after Penske Media Corporation acquired Artforum

Penske Media expands art publishing empire with acquisition of Artforum

New York journal joins ARTnews and Art in America under same corporate umbrella

The Art Newspaper appoints Nick Sargent as chief executive

The Condé Nast business head brings with him more than two decades of experience as a media professional

British art magazine Elephant to fold after publisher pulls funding

The magazine and digital platform, founded in 2009, often led critical art debates on race, sex, class and gender, but will now close if a new owner is not found

'If you are of the camp that wants to keep the art world an exclusive club, then look away now'

Silos are tight in the arts, but here's how musicians, artists and writers and can work together to bring in new audiences


In an ever-mediated world, artists’ books offer an intimate encounter

Where print runs for trade art books have seen steady declines since the 90s, sales of artists’ books have stayed steady or risen—we look at why


Revamped art book prize wants to become the Oscars of arts publications—is it succeeding?

A year on from its announcement, we look at whether the Richard Schlagman Art Book Awards is meeting its ambitions

The art book digital takeover: not if but when

Art books for tablets will leave printed works as elite items


New owner plans digital future for Phaidon

Leon Black says art publisher to launch digital products


National Gallery and British Museum follow V&A’s lead

Leading organisations to abolish reproduction charges for scholarly publications

V&A to scrap academic reproduction fees

Publishers will also be able to download images directly from the website


Commercial publishing: Would you pay $250 for this Hirst catalogue?

Published to accompany his show of paintings at Gagosian in New York, it promises much but delivers little


New MoMA head of publications

Christopher Hudson follows up Michael Maegraith

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Set to change whole profile of art publishing, Louise MacBain is on a mission to create media empire

The ex-ceo of Phillips de Pury talks about her plans to create a group of art publications and to make an “Art Davos”

Husband and wife allege Guy Cogeval's Vuillard catalogues were “plagiarised” from their unpublished manuscript

Art historians go to court in France and the US to reclaim the research they say was stolen from them

Bernard Arnault buys Art & Auction

The French chairman of Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey and Phillips auction houise may turn the publication into a luxury lifestyle magazine


"Publication right" introduced into UK law

Museums and collectors should hasten to protect their rights in this field

Books: Confiscated Malevich material to be revealed as his autobiography finally comes to light

First ever complete edition of avant-garde artist’s writings appearing in five volumes

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With the rise of the super-store, what will happen to the art book industry?

“The biggest change in the publishing business these days is the phenomenon of the super-store and the breakneck pace at which these stores are opening”


Guide to procuring arts sponsorship published

The text includes illustrative examples alongside practical advice


A look at the best of new art books

Books on non-Western art, women artists, and from the new art history


High tech whizz kids beat Rizzoli to purchase Phaidon

Mark Futter and Richard Schlagman are the new owners of Phaidon Press, the jewel in the crown of Musterlin, which collapsed in October.