The dynamic design of contemporary’s publications makes a compelling context for fresh writing on visual arts, news, architecture, houses, fashion, film, media, design, music, photography, books, dance & sport.


contemporary magazines are the world’s most widely distributed art magazines.

contemporary magazines are published in separate English & Spanish Editions.

contemporary magazines growing distribution network covering the UK, Europe, North America, Asia, Africa, New Zealand and Australia, ensuring timely distribution to over 70 countries, is now being extended to Central & South America.

The publications are available in major and independent book outlets, international airports, museum shops, newsstands and specialist arts stores.

The readership consists largely of focused groups, including art collectors and buyers, artists, architects, designers, photographers and others working within film, music, advertising, fashion, new media and at contemporary cultural institutions. Subscriber lists include galleries, educational establishments, architectural and design practices, art collectors, curators, media, professionals and libraries around the world.

contemporary magazines have proved a valuable advertising resource for arts
organisations and businesses, luxury goods brands, record labels, hotels,
architects, designers, fashion labels, publishers and many other entities from
all parts of the world.


Issue 95

Published monthly – 12 issues a year, is a truly international arts magazine with news from acclaimed correspondents in more than one hundred key cities worldwide. Providing comprehensive, informed international coverage of the cutting edge of contemporary art and its inculcation into the broadest cultural spectrum, contemporary is a must for those who need to be informed on what is new.

Current issue #95 features profiles on Lou Reed, Damián Ortega, Matthew Barney and Phil Collins as well as a feature on Katie Patterson´s project in Iceland, texts on balletLORENT, The Sanchez Brothers, the Julia Mandle Performance Group and others, plus our usual international reviews, previews and news.
Issue 13

Published bi-monthly – 6 issues a year, is an international profiles magazine. With insightful leading essays and a innovative and comprehensive selection of profiles from around the world, contemporary21 is the best option for a sharp perspective around selected themes.

Current issue #13 is an issue on text art. It includes a perceptive lead essay by Dr. Luis Rebaza-Soraluz and profiles on Art&Language, Stefan Brüggemann, Sophie Calle, Jenny Holzer, On Kawara, Barabara Kruger, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Simon Patterson, Gillian Wearing and Lawrence Weiner amongst others.

Issue 1
contemporary conversations

Published quarterly – 4 issues a year, is an international magazine with conversations and interviews with some of the leading people from the international contemporary arts and culture world. The interviewers, contemporary´s acclaimed contributors, conduct entertaining and revealing interviews with key figures at the forefront of contemporary culture.

Current issue #1 features exclusive interviews with singer Kate Nash (on cover) by Kara Manning, Roman Signer by contemporary’s Interviews Editor Michele Robecchi, director Cristian Mungiu by Steven Yates, Amy Cappellazzo, head of the contemporary and post-war department at Christie’s by Raúl Martínez, and Dan Cameron on the New Orleans Biennial by Lara Taubman.
Issue 2008
contemporary ANNUAL

contemporary ANNUAL,
published once a year, is a world-based, thematic, annual publication on current contemporary culture themes. It features a large number of profiles on selected topics. Previous editions have been titled “50 international emerging artists” and “50 emerging galleries from around the world”.

The next 2008 issue will present a world-wide selection of images from around the world chosen by our international network of editors. It contains photographs by Jan Kampenaers, Alejandra Urresti, Andrea Aragón, Clayton Campbell, Paolo Inverni, Clare Richardson, Talia Cetrit, Chye Teck Chua, Avant Car Guard and Alexandre Arrechea amongst many more.


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