My Favorite Art Magazines

Magazines are great!

They are a tremendous source of knowledge and information on a plethora of subjects, and they have been for generations.

Over the last decade or so, the Internet has changed magazines, mostly in providing demonstrations, painting tips, and advice in high-quality digital format rather than in print-only format. So, with that in mind, we’ve assembled a list of great eco-friendly art magazines to assist with instruction & inspiration for your art.

Zinio is more than a mobile reading application. They’ve spent the last decade creating the digital editions of the magazines you love, delivering the exact same material you get in print‚, plus exclusive features like video, audio, and live links on your iPad, iPhone, desktop, and laptop.

The selection below provides access to articles from some of their best magazines worldwide—with the big headlines, art, news, and insight—from the pages of Art+Auction, Fine Art Connoisseur, American Artist, Juxtapoz, and others. Discover more with new articles appearing daily.

Juxtapoz Art & Culture Magazine

Juxtapoz magazine presents a gallery of underground artists who influence much of the fashion, graphics, and new art we see today, and its readers are the tastemakers who discern the newest cultural trends. Full-color layouts presenting painters, street artists, sculptors, cartoonists, and photographers are featured, along with interviews, rare portfolios, sketches, and reviews.

Treats! Magazine

Treats! is a quarterly high-quality print and digital publication created in the spirit of a fine art book that provides a new venue for the world’s best photographers and writers to exhibit their artistry while paying homage to the female form.


Every thought-provoking issue of Art+Auction takes you deep inside the world of art. The movers. The shakers. The deal makers. The established names. The young upstarts. The auction houses. The rare find—the leading galleries both at home and around the globe. You’ll get it all – and more – each and every month.

Fine Art Connoisseur

Art magazine for collectors of fine art.

Drawing: The Complete Course

Discover the new textbook-style special issue that just hit stores. Better your artwork in any medium with a full course packed into our latest special-edition magazine.

American Artist: Step-by-Step Painting Highlights – 2011

Master essential painting techniques in this exciting new manual packed full of art lessons and step-by-step guidance. Discover favorite paint instruction from contemporary masters and create stunning portraits, still lifes, and landscapes from the first sketches to the final paintings with over 20 art lessons in oil and acrylic in one valuable new resource!

American Artist

American Artist has inspired artists for more than 70 years with demonstrations and insightful techniques from top artists who create art using oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, and more. Beginners and experienced artists enjoy the benefit of having a personal mentor at their fingertips! And you will, too!

Modern Painters

Modern Painters is the definitive international source for analysis of contemporary art and culture – from painting and sculpture to photography, film, architecture, design, and performance—visually dynamic artwork with fresh, incisive writing that is, above all accessible.

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