Here Are the Top 3 Art Magazines to Read Right Now

3.) Art Ltd.

Art ltd. is a debut art magazine that covers the contemporary art scene that is based in Los Angeles. In every issue of the magazine, the senior editor and art critic, George Melrod, brings together various fine art writers who add perceptive editorial and inspirational analysis on the newest trends in the art world. Art Ltd. contains reviews of the most current exhibitions, cutting-edge artist profiles, interviews, regional reports, and last but not least an understandable online guide to outside art venues, openings, the newest exhibitions, events and lectures. It can be bought online, all it takes is filling out the registration forms.

 2.) ArtReview

ArtReview is a universal contemporary art magazine that is devoted to enlarging contemporary art’s viewers and their demographics. Targeted at both a professional and at a typical audience base, the magazine includes a beautiful blend of criticism, reviews, reportage and specially commissioned artworks, and it also provides the most accomplished, detailed and personal collection of foreign contemporary art in all its shapes, forms and glory. ArtReview‘s online rendition contains a blend of art news, stories from recent and current events, exclusive web-only content, artist projects, and multimedia content from around the web. ArtReview was originally created over in London back in 1949 by a retired country medical physician Dr. Richard Gainsborough, and the first issue was designed by his wife, the artist Eileen Mayo. Over its 60 years of ongoing publications, it has transformed from an eight-page black-and-white broadsheet newspaper published every night to a magazine format published exclusively nine times a year. The magazine is offered in 28 countries

1.) ARTnews

Discovered way back  in 1902, ARTnews is the oldest and most universally run art magazine in the whole entire world. Its fan base of 180,000 in 124 countries worldwide contains 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. The magazine’s ongoing list of contributors has  included names such as: Alfred Barr, Bernard Berenson, Kenneth Clark, Robert Coles, Arthur Danto, Carlos Fuentes, Pete Hamill, Aldous Huxley, Steve Martin, Louise Nevelson, Bob Nickas, Francine Prose, Harold Rosenberg, David Salle, Jean-Paul Sartre, and William Carlos Williams. The famous art magazine has earned itself 45 awards in the last three decades, including the George Polk Award, the National Magazine Award for General Excellence, the National Headliner Award and the National Arts Club Distinguished Citation for Merit. In April 2014, Milton and Judith Esterow, the magazine’s owners since 1972, sold the publication over to Skate Capital Corp. which is  a private asset management firm that is owned by entrepreneur Sergey Skaterschikov. It was later discovered that Skate Capital was acting on behalf of the Polish company Abbey House, which then retitled itself ARTNEWS SA. Following this change of ownership, the magazine merged with Art in America in June of 2015. The magazine is sold worldwide and is known to be the best to this very day.

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