Where's the Artistry in Digital Art Publishing?
Art publishing has been slow to wake up to digital and not just because it is a notoriously conservative industry. One difficulty lies in production: securing digital image rights is a slog. Another, more serious, question is whether there is a market for this sort of thing.
Scholars can be sniffy: "There is a huge resistance in academia to ebooks, especially in art and art history," an editor from Yale University Press told an American journal. As for the museum-going public, good luck convincing them