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Art Resources Transfer Inc

General Information


DUC Library Program – The Distribution to Underserved Communities Library Program (DUC) distributes books on contemporary art and culture free of charge to rural and inner-city libraries, schools and alternative reading centers nationwide.

The program aims to actively further a more egalitarian access to contemporary art, and is committed to fostering partnerships between publishers, non-profit organizations, librarians and readers to enrich and diversify library collections. The program offers well over 550 titles by more than 70 different publishers. The program reaches readers in all 50 states and has placed well over 170,000 free books in public libraries, schools, and alternative pedagogical venues.

The DUC is a program of Art Resources Transfer, Inc., a non profit organization founded in 1987, that is committed to documenting and supporting artists’ voices and work, and making these voices accessible beyond conventional art venues by establishing innovative methods of distribution and access.

Full Name

Art Resources Transfer Inc


New York (Manhattan)

Phone Number

(212) 255-2919