Artbook & D.A.P. / Distributed Art Publishers

Store Profile

  • Location: multiple locations and online
  • Website:

Store History

  • Founded: 2008
  • Headquarters: New York

About ARTBOOK ARTBOOK is a progressive small company run by and for people who know, love and believe in art books. Founded in 2008 by members of the internationally respected art book distributor, D.A.P., ARTBOOK sells books by the world's most important museum and independent art, photography, architecture and design publishers through the website; at curated pop-up stores in museums, specialty retail outlets and other cultural venues; and in permanent locations such as MoMA PS1. ARTBOOK operates ARTBOOK @ Paper Chase, a West Coast trade showroom and event space on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, Los Angeles. And ARTBOOK also partners with cultural and creative institutions - such as the Guggenheim Museum, The Standard Culture Site, ArtTable and Metropolis Magazine - that wish to sell books on or through their own websites. ARTBOOK builds specialized libraries for private collectors, businesses and cultural institutions. And it publishes an eclectic, deeply affectionate Blog about a wide variety of extraordinary books on art and culture, past and present.

This store is a fantastic resource for arts-related coffee table books that come from the best museum and independent publishers, all in one place.

You may have seen the store's presence at MoMA or your favorite trade events, or perhaps you've come across some of the private institutional libraries that the organization has created for its clients. Check out the ARTBOOK Blog if you'd like to stay up-to-date on the latest releases and happenings associated with this tastemaking force in publishing.