Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. is America’s premier source for books on twentieth and twenty-first century art, photography, design and aesthetic culture. Founded in 1990 in downtown New York at a time when fine and sometimes esoteric international art books had a difficult time making their way into the wider American marketplace, over the past three decades D.A.P. has grown into a major international distributor of books, special editions and rare publications from an array of the world’s most respected publishers, museums and cultural institutions, including Aspen Art Museum; Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Guggenheim Museum; Hayward Gallery, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Museum of Fine Arts Boston; Museum of Modern Art, New York, Walker Art Center, Vitra Design Museum, Badlands, Damiani, Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Editorial RM, Editions Xavier Barral, Exact Change, FUEL, Gregory R. Miller & Co., Hatje Cantz, Hauser & Wirth, Heni, The Ice Plant, JRP|Ringier, Karma, Lars Müller, Metropolis Books, nai010, National Portrait Gallery, Poligrafa, Radius, Reel Art Press, Royal Academy, Siglio, Skira, Spector, Standards Manual, Steidl, Turner, Valiz, Visionaire, Wakefield Press and Walther König. D.A.P. has been the exclusive distributor for such seminal publications as Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power and Gerhard Richter: Forty Years of Painting. D.A.P. is also recognized for original publications including Lee Friedlander's America By Car and the collection, On Curating: Interviews with Ten International Curators, edited by Carolee Thea. D.A.P. is also the publisher of the influential architecture and urban planning imprint Metropolis Books, whose recent bestsellers include Never Built New York, Cape Cod Modern and Design Like You Give a Damn: Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises, edited by Architecture for Humanity and now in its fifth printing.
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