You know you've walked into a sophisticated home when you spy the colorful jackets of art books spread across a coffee table. These hardcover editions speak to the owner's taste, inspiring conversation and furthering intellectual discovery. They're also pretty to look at. From modern architecture to fashion design to Old Master works, there are art books for every particular interest. We created a list of The Most Anticipated Art Book Releases of 2014 to help you build your creative library this year. From a book on The New Yorker cartoons to editions on innovations in architecture, these are all the new releases to keep an eye on.

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