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Andy Warhol Book Released As Digital Book

Abbeville Press is releasing Carter Ratcliff ‘s seminal book on the artist, Andy Warhol, as an eBook for the iPad.

AppNewser has more: “The $9.99 digital book (which bears the same name as the print book) has been reformatted from the original text into an interactive experience filled with analysis on Warhol’s work. Abbeville Press boasts that the digital book is ‘the first monograph on the quintessential Pop artist to be made available in digital form.’”

The digital book includes more than a hundred representations of Warhol’s works in full color including drawings, paintings and prints from his early days until the end of his career. It also includes artists statements and commentary on the works.  The release is timed with the 50th anniversary of Warhol’s career, which is also being celebrated in a show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

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Jay-Z Memoir Pages Scattered Around World in Scavenger Hunt

If you’ve got time to spare, money to burn, and an desire to read Jay-Z‘s memoir Decoded before its release date, join the new Bing.com sponsored advertising campaign.

Specific pages of Jay-Z’s memoir will be available at different locations. Fans can join the scavenger hunt and locate these pages using the Bing.com/Jay-Z site. There are prizes as well. Players who discover the pages first can win signed copies of Decoded. The grand prize is a trip to Las Vegas to see Jay-Z and Coldplay play a New Year’s Eve in concert.

The New York Times spoke with David Droga, the Droga5 creative director who oversaw the New York campaign. An excerpt: “While about half of the pages will be displayed in traditional outdoor advertising like billboards, the rest will be offbeat, printed in one instance on the bottom of a hotel swimming pool, in another on the lining of jackets in a store display window, and in another on the felt of pool tables in a pool hall.”

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