Top 50 Best High-End Major Art Magazines and Media
An ART MAGAZINE is a publication whose main topic is art. They can be in print form, online, or both and may be aimed at different audiences, including galleries, buyers, amateur or professional artists and the general public. Art magazines can be either trade or consumer magazines or both.
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- APHELIS - "An iconographic and text archive related to communication, technology and art."
- Apollo - since 1925. "The International Art Magazine." Widely respected English-language monthly magazine covering visual arts of all periods, from antiquity to the present day.
- Art in America - since 1913. Illustrated monthly, international magazine concentrating on the contemporary art world in the United States, including profiles of artists and genres, updates about art movements, show reviews and event schedules. It is designed for collectors, artists, art dealers, art professionals and other readers interested in the art world. It has an active website, ArtinAmericaMagazine.com.
- Art Nerd New York - since 2010. "Art Nerd New York is a guide to cool, hidden, and unique New York City art and art history. We cover where artists lived, partied and died, public art works and the stories behind them, private installations for public consumption, historical sites full of secrets, and many things that you’ve never noticed before but stare you in the face daily. Written with approachability and wit, each entry is not only a good read, but also a well researched insight into the incredible city of New York."
- ART NEWS - "The leading source of art coverage since 1902." It covers art from ancient to contemporary times. It includes news dispatches from correspondents, investigative reports, reviews of exhibitions, and profiles of artists and collectors.
- ART REVIEW - since 1949. "ArtReview is one of the world’s leading international contemporary art magazines."
- Artdaily - since 1996. "The First Art Newspaper on the Net." Artdaily is an award-winning international news organization that covers art related news and feature stories from every conner of the globe. Founded in 1996, Artdaily publushes news on the Web at artdaily.org and via an mail news briefing. Artdaily is recognized for its balanced, insightful take on the news, and for the fresh, independent voice it offers.
- Artforum - since 1962. International monthly magazine specializing in contemporary art. 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.
- Arts Magazine - (1926-1992). Prominent monthly magazine devoted to fine art. Originally titled The Art Digest. Its stated purpose was to provide complete coverage of arts exhibitions in America, collated from all relevant news sources.
- ARTSLANT - "Contemporary Art Network." Artists, exhibits, galleries and sales room.
- BLOUIN ARTINFO - since 2019. "Welcome to BLOUIN ARTINFO on tumblr, a curated collection of stories, images and quotes from BLOUIN ARTINFO and beyond!"
- Cahiers d'art - since 1926. French artistic & literary journal. The journal has been noted for the quality of its articles and illustrations which promoted Modern Art in France for over thirty years. Cahiers d'Art carries no advertising and is published on an irregular schedule.
- Daily Art Magazine - "We just love art history. You have entered the place where art history gains the voice it deserves. Our mission is to present art history stories in the most compelling and fun way. DailyArtMagazine.com is your daily dose of beauty and inspiration based on the genius and talent of the great artists of the past. Hope you’re gonna love it!"
- Der Querschnitt - (The Cross Section) was an art magazine published by the German art dealer Alfred Flechtheim between 1921 and 1936. The magazine was based in Berlin. The magazine 'represented the politically detached aspirations of the aesthetically attuned of the Western world. Lightheartedly snobistish, the magazine;s inclusions of works by anyone who was anybody in the Weimar period and its unorthodox graphic and literary style qualifies it as an avant-garde publication.'
- Der Sturm - was a German art and literary magazine covering Expressionism, Cubism, Dada and Surrealism, among other artistic movements. It was published between 1910 and 1932.
- DESIGNBOOM - since 1999. "Your first source for architecture, design & art news."
- FLAVORWIRE - since 2006. "Cultural News and Critique." Network of culturally connected people, covering events, art, books, music, and pop culture the world over. Highbrow, lowbrow, and everything in between: if it's compelling, we're sharing it.
- FMR - since 1982. "Art as you have not seen it." FMR shows art as it has never been shown.
It does not teach art history, but makes people love art by training their taste and ability to see. A school for eyes.
- Garage Magazine - since 2008. Biannual print publication that brings to life the most original and ambitious collaborative projects across contemporary art and fashion. The magazine was launched in 2011 by Editor-in-Chief Dasha Zhukova, taking its name and spirit from Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow - the groundbreaking international art institution founded in 2008. Since its inception, GARAGE Magazine has initiated an array of global artistic dialogues.
- Gazette des Beaux-Arts - (1859-2002). French art review. The Gazette was a world reference work on art history for nearly 100 years.
- Google Arts & Culture - since 2011. "Google Arts & Culture features content from over 2000 leading museums and archives who have partnered with the Google Cultural Institute. Visitors can search for or browse artworks, landmarks and world heritage sites, as well as digital exhibitions that tell the stories behind the archives of cultural institutions across the globe."
- Horizon - "A Review of Literature and Art." Was an influential literary magazine published in London, UK, between 1940 and 1949. It was edited by Cyril Connolly, who made it into a platform for a wide range of distinguished and emerging writers.
- HOW TO SPEND IT - ART & COLLECTING - weekly magazine published with the Financial Times Weekend Edition.
- Hyperallergic - since 2009. "Sensitive to Art & its Discontents." Brooklyn-based arts blogazine. Describes itself as a "forum for serious, playful, and radical thinking."
- Juxtapoz - since 1994. "Monthly magazine that covers contemporary artists who deserve crucial attention.
These are the artists who push the envelope to redefine originality. They are independent thinkers, they are infinitely creative, and their artwork engages the viewer with complex levels of meaning and aesthetic interest. This art is unpretentious and it is raw."
- L'Esprit nouveau - (1920-1925). Revue consacrée à l'esthétisme contemporain dans toutes ses manifestations architecture, peinture, littérature, fondée par Le Corbusier et Amédée Ozenfant en 1920.
- La RÉvolution surrÉaliste - was a publication by the Surrealists in Paris. Twelve issues were published between 1924 and 1929.
- La Revue Blanche - was a French art and literary magazine run between 1889 and 1903. Some of the greatest writers and artists of the time were its collaborators.
- LA TRIBUNE DE L'ART - "L'actualité de l'Histoire de l'Art Occidental du Moyen-Âge aux Années 30."
- Le SurrÉalisme au service de la rÉvolution - was a periodical issued by the Surrealist Group in Paris between 1930 and 1933.
- London Bulletin - was a magazine edited by E.L.T. Mesens and published by London Gallery in London in 20 numbers between April 1938 & June 1940.
- Minotaure - published between 1933 and 1939, was a Surrealist-oriented magazine founded by Albert Skira in Paris. The editors were André Breton and Pierre Mabille. It was a luxurious publication, sporting original artworks on its cover by prestigious artists like Pablo Picasso. The magazine was sponsored and advised by Surrealist art patron Edward James, and is still one of the richest sources of information about the pre-war Surrealist world.
- Nord-Sud - was a magazine edited by Pierre Reverdy and published in Paris in 16 numbers (14 issues) between March 1917 and October 1918. In addition to the editor, authors contributing included Guillaume Apollinaire, Louis Aragon, André Breton, Max Jacob, Philippe Soupault, Paul Dermée, Tristan Tzara, and Justin Frantz Simon.
- PURPLE MAGAZINE - since 1992. French fashion, art and culture magazine founded in 1992.
- TERMINARTORS - "The world's largest artist, artwork and museum database!" The first community-based interactive painting gallery in the world. From the medieval era to the most recent trends, you will find tens of thousands of carefully categorized paintings, artists, and museums.
- The Art Digest - (1926-1992). Prominent monthly magazine devoted to fine art.
- THE ART NEWSPAPER - since 1983. Reports on old art, new art, decorative art, the commercial and the non-commercial world.
- THE ART TRIBUNE - "The latest news in the History of Western Art from the Middle Ages to the 1930's."
- THE BAER FAXT - "Art market insider intelligence, breaking news, and art market insights delivered to your inbox weekly." Get information on: appointments, auctions, news, scandals, openings, lawsuits, acquisitions, grant award, censorship, collections, artisits, agents, benefits, events, curators, exhibitions.
- The Burlington Magazine - since 1903. "The world's leading monthly publication devoted to the fine and decorative arts." Monthly academic journal that covers the fine and decorative arts. Established in 1903, it is the longest running art journal in the English language.
- THE Rebel Magazine - independent British art magazine established by artist Harry Pye in 1985. It features interviews, reviews with artists, and parodies of features from other publications.
- TODAY IN ART - since 2007. Art blog.
- Über Kunst und Altertum - kunstkritisch und kulturpolitisch ausgerichtete Zeitschrift von Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, erschienen in sechs Bänden zwischen 1816 und 1832.
- Verve - (1937-1960). Was a modernist Parisian art magazine. It published 38 issues in 10 volumes including lithographs by the most prominent artists of the Parisian art scene of the first half of the 20th century. In addition, the early contributors included James Joyce and Ernest Hemingway.
- View - was an American literary and art magazine published from 1940 to 1947 by artist and writer Charles Henri Ford, and writer and film critic Parker Tyler. The magazine is best known for introducing Surrealism to the American public. The magazine was headquartered in New York City.
- VVV - was a magazine devoted to the dissemination of Surrealism published in New York City from 1942 through 1944. It was the product of leading Surrealists.
- WELTKUNST - since 1930. "Die Zeitschrift für Kunst und Antiquitäten."
- XXe SiÈcle - "French Art Magazine Featuring Original Works
by Important Modernists Like Chagall and Miró." The groundbreaking publication XXe Siècle was the brainchild of Italian-born art historian Gualtieri di San. Lazzaro (1904-1974).