Top 10 Art Magazines
It’s hard to beat the feeling of sitting down with a nice cup of coffee and the latest issue of your favorite art magazine. And even though most publications have transitioned online, there are still a number of great art magazines that maintain a print edition. Below, we’ve gathered our favorites (both on and offline versions) into a handy list of links.
Check out our valuable list of the Top 10 Art Magazines right here:
Blouin Art+Auction: Blouin Art+Auction is the well-known global source for news, information, and expert commentary on art, artists, and the business and pleasure of making, buying, and understanding art. Similar to their online site, you’ll find vital news and developments from galleries, auction houses, and museums.
Juxtapoz: Juxtapoze magazine does a good job of both helping to define and celebrate urban alternative and underground contemporary art. Juxtapoze launched with the idea that art journalism and editorial content could connect modern styles of graffiti, street art, and illustration, to the context of broader more historically recognized genres of art like Pop, assemblage, old master painting, and conceptual art.
Art News: Founded in 1902, ARTnews is the oldest and most widely circulated art magazine in the world. Its readership of 180,000 in 124 countries includes collectors, dealers, historians, artists, museum directors, curators, connoisseurs, and enthusiasts. Published in print four times a year, it reports on the art, people, issues, trends, and events shaping the international art world.
Artforum: ArtForum contains a breadth of information for collectors of all types. From major gallery openings to museum preview events and recent auction sale reports, ArtFroum covers what’s happening in the art world with journalistic and editorial content. The magazine is published ten times a year, September through May, along with an annual summer issue. Distinguished by its 10½ inch square format, with each cover devoted to the work of a single artist, the magazine is widely acknowledged as a decisive voice in its field. The magazine features in-depth articles and reviews of contemporary art, as well as book reviews, columns on cinema and popular culture, and numerous full-page advertisements from prominent galleries around the world.
The Art Newspaper: Founded in 1990 by Anna Somers Cocks to a concept by the Italian publisher Umberto Allemandi, The Art Newspaper is an online and print publication with offices in London and New York. It provides an unrivalled news service about the art world, fed by its network of sister editions, which together have more than 50 correspondents working in more than 30 countries. In addition to the news, it publishes reviews and commentary by major players in the art scene, including Nicholas Serota, the outgoing director of the Tate, Glenn Lowry, the director of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Venice Biennale curator Robert Storr, and many more.
ArtLtd.: art ltd. is a premiere art magazine covering the contemporary art scene based in Los Angeles. In every issue, senior editor and art critic, George Melrod, brings together many fine art writers who provide insightful editorial and influential commentary on the latest trends in the art world. Art Ltd. provides exhibition reviews, cutting-edge artist profiles, interviews, regional reports, along with a comprehensive online guide to prominent art venues, openings, current exhibitions, events and lectures.
Art in America: Art in America’s monthly publication creates a fascinating picture of the colorful, ever changing, often controversial art scene in the US and abroad. You’ll find everything from contemporary to classical painting, sculpture, photograph, critiques of exciting new talents and important new books.
Aesthetica: Aesthetica is an excellent contemporary art and culture magazine that combines dynamic content with compelling critical debate, exploring the best in contemporary art and culture, from the UK, and beyond.
American Art Collector: American Art Collector is a monthly publication with a full online edition available to subscribers. Specially written for collectors, galleries and painters of traditional art, articles emphasize mainstream art by today’s favorite living artists.
Art Review: Art Review is an international contemporary art magazine dedicated to expanding contemporary art’s audience and reach. Aimed at both a specialist and a general audience, the magazine features a mixture of criticism, reviews, reportage and specially commissioned artworks, and offers the most established, in-depth and intimate portrait of international contemporary art in all its shapes and forms. ArtReview‘s online version features a mix of art news, articles from recent and current issues, exclusive web-only content, artist projects, and multimedia content from around the web.