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45 Years After Kenneth Clark’s “Civilisation: A Personal View”


Kenneth Clark’s Civilisation was to the TV historical series what The Sopranos was to dramas: the first and best of its kind which has never been equaled.

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The Book as Art, Art as The Book

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The Center For Book Arts in New York offers a matrix for re-envisioned book-making as fine art. Current exhibitors, author David Unger and artist Anne Gilman, explain.

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Publishing Picasso in the “Infinite Real Estate of Digital”

MoMA Picasso Ebook

After 18 months clearing rights, at a cost of some $25k, the Museum of Modern Art has put out the first interactive ebook featuring the work of Picasso.

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MoMA on Marketing Art Books and Reaching Enthusiasts

Charles Kim, Associate Publisher, Museum of Modern Art

Marketing museum and art books offers you an unique opportunity to tap into existing audiences who have already demonstrated an enthusiasm for your product.

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A $150 Novel? Certainly, When the Book is Also Art

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Publisher Riverhead is pushing the boundary between book and art with a $150 3-D edition of Chang-rae Lee’s new novel, On Such a Full Sea.

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Is Self-Publishing and Open Access Viable for Art Publishing?


A German art foundation is experimenting with an open-access self-published monograph as an ebook. Could this be a model for other institutions looking for greater exposure?

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Recovering Memory from Oblivion Through Books in Colombia


‘We are not trying to just sell a title, a paper brick: we want to offer our readers a piece of heritage,’ says Felipe González of independent Colombian publisher Laguna Libros.

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Johannesburg’s Fourthwall: Publishing Experiments on the Periphery

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Bronwyn Law-Viljoen, editor of Johannesburg’s inventive art books publisher Fourthwall, discusses how publishing on the periphery of the world can give you an edge.

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The Met’s Publishing Program Goes Online

Gwen Roginsky of the MetPublications

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will launch an online portal for its publications, Gwen Roginsky told Publishing Perspectives at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

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Digital Be Damned: Publication Studio Sells 10,000 Handmade Books

Focusing on handmade books, Publication Studio has launched nearly 90 original works, sold 10,000 books and expanded to five cities.

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