Books

Brooklyn Museum to publish a handbook for the recently deceased

Researchers have translated an ancient Book of the Dead from the institution’s collection into English

Published online: 07 April 2014

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Vatican library goes digital

The Holy See has hired a Japanese IT company to help scan thousands of manuscripts

Published online: 28 March 2014

Russia publishes first encyclopaedia of its avant-garde

Two volumes are already available in Moscow bookstores and there are talks of a French translation

Published online: 08 January 2014

If you read one book this year…

Art-world luminaries, from Eli Broad and Marina Warner to Tim Marlow and Xu Bing, pick the best art books they read in 2013

Published online: 20 December 2013

No monkey business

Only humans can make art—but can we find its roots in our closest animal relatives?

Published online: 07 December 2013

Words on the street

This atlas aims to cover graffiti artists across the world—and largely succeeds

Published online: 06 December 2013

 

Damien: This is My Life

UK artist Damien Hirst is to publish his autobiography autumn next year. Penguin Books said in a statement that the long-awaited tome will...

Oceanic art survey clinches Art Book Prize

A sweeping survey of Oceanic art from the prehistoric period to the present day won the annual Art Book Prize, supported by The Art...

A slice of American pie in London

Uncle Sam descended on the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London (ICA) last night (11 November) with the launch of "Art Studio America:...