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The Week’s Muse: 26 April

26 April 2014

This week has seen a lot of interest in artists’ prints and editions, as the London Original Print Fair opens at the Royal RA. But when it comes to books and catalogues, digital rather than print publishing has been the focus of discussion…

Artists’ prints

(detail; 1588), Hendrick Goltzius.Anita Klein spoke to Apollo about her work with print specialists at Advanced Graphics in London, while Ben Luke (writing for Apollo’s April issue) looks instead at artists who feel compelled to collect prints and editions.

Digital Catalogues

(detail; c. 1475), Antonello da MessinaCaroline Campbell discusses Building the Picture, the National Gallery’s first fully digital catalogue. As more institutions experiment with digital publishing, have traditional catalogues had their day?

Curator Chic?

Louis Vuitton memorably paired up with the artist Yayoi Kusama in 2012Are curators the new fashionistas? Danielle Thom looks at the ongoing love affair between art and fashion, from Louis Vuitton’s glamorous artistic collaborations, to J Crew’s cropped and casual ‘Curator Pant’.

Art market debates

Does today's art market benefit young artists?

How does art market hype impact on the work of young artists? Rodolphe Van Hofmannsthal and Eliza Bonham Carter debate the issue in this month’s Forum.