Printed Matter presents the eleventh annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 16 to 18, 2016, at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens. A preview will be held on the evening of Thursday, September 15.
Free and open to the public, the NY Art Book Fair is the world’s premier event for artists’ books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines. The 2015 fair featured over 350 booksellers, antiquarians, artists, institutions and independent publishers from twenty-eight countries, and was attended by more than 35,000 people.
This year’s NY Art Book Fair will include an ever-growing variety of exhibitors – from the zinesters in (XE)ROX & PAPER + SCISSORS and the Small Press Dome representing publishing at its most innovative and affordable, to rare and antiquarian dealers offering out-of-print books and ephemera fromart and artist book history, plus the NYABF-classic Friendly Fire, focused on the intersections of art and activism.
NYABF16 will also host an array of programming and special events: now in its eighth year, The Classroom is a curated engagement of informal conversations, workshops, readings, and other artist-led interventions. The Contemporary Artists’ Book Conference (CABC), in its eighth year, will feature two full days on emerging practices and issues within art-book culture.
MoMA PS1 is located at 22-25 Jackson Avenue on 46th Avenue, Long Island City, NY
Printed Matter presented new limited-edition artworks by contemporary artists – artists to be announced soon! Purchase of these editions support the Fair, helping to ensure that the event remains free.