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2022 Holiday Gift Guides

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Stocking Stuffers
For the Art Lover
For the Photographer
For Film & Music Buffs
For the Design Devotee
For the Fashion Forward
For the Art Historian
For the Man Cave

We've reviewed thousands of titles from the world's most respected art, photo and design book publishers to bring you the best of 2022. has curated a gift book selection with sophisticated choices for all the people on your list. Whether you're looking for a gift to impress a colleague, searching for a book to delight the artist in the family or trying to charm that special friend who collects photobooks, is the perfect place to shop. ᐧ

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Holiday Gift Guide 2022: Stocking Stuffers

They're small, they're smart; they're surprising and affordable »

A–Z of Record Shop Bags
Andy Warhol: Campbell’s Soup Cans
Everyday Play
Instructional Photography
On Whiteness
Muscle Memory
Piet Mondrian: A–Z
Sonia Delaunay
The Redstone Diary 2023
Toilet Paper: Issue 19

Holiday Gift Guide 2022: For the Art Lover

The must-have art books of 2022 »

Alex Katz: Gathering
Betye Saar: Black Doll Blues
Christine and Margaret Wertheim: Value and Transformation of Corals
Faith Ringgold: Politics / Power
Frida Kahlo and Arte Popular
Henry Taylor: B Side
Jack Whitten: Cosmic Soul
Joan Didion: What She Means
Matisse: The Red Studio
New York: 1962–1964
Nick Cave: Forothermore
Niki de Saint Phalle: The Retrospective
Picasso Cut Papers
Piet Mondrian: A Life
Richard Hunt
Salman Toor: No Ordinary Love
The Tarot of Leonora Carrington
Wild Things Are Happening: The Art of Maurice Sendak
William Kentridge
Women Painting Women

Holiday Gift Guide 2022: For the Photo Lover

A few of our favorite 2022 monographs and surveys by modern and contemporary photographers »

Carrie Mae Weems: A Great Turn in the Possible
Fred Herzog: Black and White
Gordon Parks: Stokely Carmichael and Black Power
Graciela Iturbide: Heliotropo 37
Julie Blackmon: Midwest Materials
Marilyn Nance: Last Day in Lagos
Mitch Epstein: Silver + Chrome
Peter Hujar Curated by Elton John
Pierre Fatumbi Verger: United States of America 1934 & 1937
The Unseen Saul Leiter

Holiday Gift Guide 2022: For Film & Music Buffs

From vintage record shop bags to Vampire Cinema, here are the top film and music books of 2022 »

Film Noir Portraits
Pattie Boyd: My Life in Pictures
Punk 45: The Singles Cover Art of Punk 1976–80
Regeneration: Black Cinema, 1898–1971
Spike Lee: Director’s Inspiration

Holiday Gift Guide 2022: For the Design Devotee

Your guide to the top new architecture and design books for the 2022 holidays »

1000 Vases
Aldo Rossi: Design 1960–1997
America Goes Modern
BAGGU: Hold Everything, 15 Years
Botanical: Observing Beauty
Football: Designing the Beautiful Game
Sottsass: Poltronova 1958–1974
Uncrating the Japanese House
Strikethrough: Typographic Messages of Protest
Collecting Nature

Holiday Gift Guide 2022: For the Fashion Forward

Our staff favorite holiday fashion gift books for 2022 »

Akris – A Century in Fashion
Christian Dior
Elizaveta Porodina: Un/Masked
Lee Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse
Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech

Holiday Gift Guide 2022: For the Art Historian

For students and lovers of Art History, here are five unmissable books of the year »

Archive of the World: Art and Imagination in Spanish America, 1500–1800
Vermeer's Maps
Donatello: The Renaissance
Joaquin Sorolla: Painter of Light
Renoir: Rococo Revival

Holiday Gift Guide 2022: For the Man Cave

From Albert Einstein's inner circle to Roland Miller's photos of outer space: a few of our favorite gift books for Dads »

Einstein: The Man and His Mind
Orbital Planes: A Personal Vision of the Space Shuttle
Real Photo Postcards
Thor Heyerdahl: Voyages of the Sun
Vampire Cinema: The First One Hundred Years