Publishing

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Books

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

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Books

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

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Digital Age

The art book digital takeover: not if but when

Art books for tablets will leave printed works as elite items

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Phaidon

New owner plans digital future for Phaidon

Leon Black says art publisher to launch digital products

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Copyright

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

Leading organisations to abolish reproduction charges for scholarly publications

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Victoria & Albert Museum

V&A to scrap academic reproduction fees

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

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Publishing

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

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Museums

New MoMA head of publications

Christopher Hudson follows up Michael Maegraith

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Art historians

Husband and wife allege Guy Cogeval's Vuillard catalogues were “plagiarised” from their unpublished manuscript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

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Art market

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”

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Publishing

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

Louise MacBain: “a Bloomberg of the arts”

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Books

Art publishers cover everything from traditional art history and exhibition catalogues to the heroes of digital games

From Dürer to digital beauties

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Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey

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

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Law

"Publication right" introduced into UK law

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

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Kazimir Malevich

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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Art market

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”

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Books

Guide to procuring arts sponsorship published

The text includes illustrative examples alongside practical advice

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Books

A look at the best of new art books

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

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Publishing

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.