NY Art Book Fair Coming Soon

Whether you’re a book fiend or just enjoy browsing through large fairs, the NY Art Book Fair is not to be missed. Printed Matter, Inc. presents the fair for their 8th straight year at MoMA PS1. There will be a public opening on Thursday, September 19 and the fair will then run from the 20th to the 22nd.

This event is the world’s leading event for anyone who loves artists’ books, catalogs, periodicals, magazines and more. It includes over 280 booksellers, antiquarians, artists and independent publishers from more than 20 countries.

As part of the fair are a number of unique and exciting programs. These include:

The Classroom: This is a series that includes informal conversations, workshops, readings and other artist-led programs. Some of the participants will include: Trey Sager, Olof Olsson, Linda Simpson, Elisabeth Tonnard and Chris Burnett.

Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference: This will include two days of discussion and debate within the art-book culture.

The conference will include keynote addresses from Clive Phillpot and Warren Lehrer. In addition, as explained at e-flux.com, “Clive Phillpot, a noted critic and preeminent figure in the field of artists’ books, will give a rare New York appearance on the occasion of his long-awaited Booktrek: Selected Essays on Artist’s Books Since 1972. Writer and book artist Warren Lehrer will discuss his classic book works and present a multimedia performance of his latest work.”

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