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2023 Holiday Gift Guides

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Stocking Stuffers
For the Art Lover
For the Photographer
For Film Buffs
For the Design Devotee
For the Fashion Forward
For the Ladies in the House
For LGBTQ Readers
For Hip Hop Historians
For the Naturalist

We've reviewed thousands of titles from the world's most respected art, photo and design book publishers to bring you the best of 2023. 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 2023: Stocking Stuffers

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

Remember to Dream!
Swedish Traditions
Redstone Diary 2024
Questions to Ask Before Your Bat Mitzvah
Seeing Things
Hilma af Klint: The Ten Largest
Hilma af Klint: Altarpieces
Hilma af Klint: The Swan
Hilma af Klint: The Dove

Holiday Gift Guide 2023: For the Art Obsessed

The must-have art books of 2023 »

Kerry James Marshall: The Complete Prints
Simone Leigh
Picasso in Fontainebleau
Ed Ruscha / Now Then: A Retrospective
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors
David Hockney: Normandy Portraits
The Sphinx and the Milky Way: Selections from the Journals of Charles Burchfield
Gego: Measuring Infinity
Dutch Art in a Global Age
Anna Cassel: The Saga of the Rose

Holiday Gift Guide 2023: For the Photo Lover

A few of our favorite 2023 monographs and surveys by modern and contemporary photographers »

Richard Avedon: Relationships
Love Songs
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Time Machine
Mary Ellen Mark: Falkland Road
Marilyn Minter: Elder Sex
Mary Ellen Mark: Encounters
Adrienne Raquel: ONYX
Lee Friedlander: Real Estate
Evelyn Hofer: Eyes on the City
Yevonde: Life and Colour

Holiday Gift Guide 2023: For the Cinephile

From John Waters to Agnès Varda, Vampire Cinema to Bollywood Superstars, here are the top film books of 2023 »

William Klein: Who Are You, Polly Maggoo?
Agnès Varda: Director's Inspiration
John Waters: Pope of Trash
Bollywood Superstars
Vampire Cinema: The First One Hundred Years

Holiday Gift Guide 2023: For the Architecture & Design Devotee

Your guide to the top new architecture and design books for the 2023 holidays »

The Spirit of Chairs
Room 606: The SAS House and the Work of Arne Jacobsen
U-Joints: A Taxonomy of Connections
Die Fläche: Design and Lettering of the Vienna Secession, 1902–1911
Italian Textile Design
Emerging Ecologies: Architecture and the Rise of Environmentalism
Brutalist Italy
Blue Dream and the Legacy of Modernism in the Hamptons
A Way of Life

Holiday Gift Guide 2023: For the Fashion Forward

Our staff favorite holiday fashion gift books for 2023 »

Andrew Dosunmu: Monograph
Mr & Mrs Clark: Ossie Clark and Celia Birtwell
Forever Valentino
Antoni Miralda: No-Flash Fashion
Fashioned by Sargent

Holiday Gift Guide 2023: For the Ladies in the House

From Georgia O'Keeffe to Marisol, Kara Walker to Yayoi Kusama: your guide to the top new books on women artists for the 2023 holidays »

Georgia O’Keeffe: To See Takes Time
Making Their Mark: Art by Women in the Shah Garg Collection
Pacita Abad
Marisol: A Retrospective
Marina Abramovic
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors
Kara Walker: White Shadows in Blackface
Corita Kent: Ordinary Things Will Be Signs for Us
Groundswell: Women of Land Art
Strong Women in Renaissance Italy

Holiday Gift Guide 2023: LGBTQ Lives Past & Present

From Keith Haring to Mayan Toledano, Eric Hart Jr. to David Wojnarowicz: we present our top five books for LGBTQ readers, 2023 »

Keith Haring: Art Is for Everybody
Mayan Toledano: No Mames
Eric Hart Jr.: When I Think about Power
Peter Hujar Curated by Elton John
David Wojnarowicz: Dear Jean Pierre

Holiday Gift Guide 2023: For Fans of Hip Hop History

Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of hip hop, here are our top five books of 2023 »

The Culture: Hip Hop & Contemporary Art in the 21st Century
The Book of Rhyme & Reason: Hip-Hop 1994–1997
A Strange Celestial Road
Jamel Shabazz: Albums
Gary Simmons: Public Enemy

Holiday Gift Guide 2023: For the Naturalist

Natural dyes, fungal knowledge, underground weed ephemera and more! Here are our picks for Naturalist readers 2023 »

In Pursuit of Color
Heads Together: Weed and the Underground Press Syndicate, 1965–1973
Let's Become Fungal!
Garden Futures
Seeds of Knowledge