And very quicklypeople heard, more people came, he recounts in his oral history. Held at the geffen contemporary building at moca in downtown. From 2004 to 2010, he was director of printed matter, inc. David jacob kramer selects his top ten new releases showcasing at the family books booth at printed matter s laabf. The two fairs are among the leading international gatherings for the distribution of artists books, celebrating the full breadth of the art publishing community. An opening will be held on the evening of thursday, january 31. Printed matter is the worlds largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of publications made by artists. We will be calling ourselves frenemies and be competing to sell the most books during the fair. Rethinking what an art book fair can be hyperallergic. Free and open to the public, the two fairs are among the leading international gatherings for the distribution of artists books, celebrating the full breadth of the art publishing community. Submissions are open to emerging artists whose practice has demonstrated a commitment to experimentation within the artists book medium in unusual and exciting ways. The age of the e book has created a quandary for people who like to display the things they read or aspire to read on the shelves in their homes. In 2004, aa bronsonfounder of general idea and art metropole, and who also started the printed matter book fair program in 2005was appointed director and with the help of max schumann, they began to do these events for emerging artists, for young people. If you are tuned into the print and book culture, which you probably are if you read this blog, then you have no doubt heard about printed matters annual new york art book fair, usually held in long island city at moma ps1.
Over 20,000 artists, book buyers, collectors, dealers, curators, independent publishers, and other enthusiasts attended the ny art book. Monique and brooke from the hammer store will be on hand at the hammer booth with a variety of our exhibition catalogues and other signatur. Your ereader may hold a phds worth of jacques lacan tomes, but how will your dinner guests know about it. Thursday, january 29, 2015, 69 pm the geffen contemporary at moca printed matter. Februar 2016, 1821 uhr the geffen contemporary at moca.
Founded by aa bronson while he was president of printed matter, the fair began as a response to. From 20102017, the late shannon michael cane was instrumental to their. After bronsons departure, phil aarons, who is on the board of printed matter, and jordan nassar help to put together the book fairs. Printed matter s annual fair of contemporary art books, art catalogs, artists books, art periodicals, and zines. Printed matter art book fairs are a celebration and a critical platform for artists books and publishing activity from across the globe. Visible publications at printed matters new york art book fair. The opening will be held on the evening of thursday, january 31from 6 to 9 pm. Alongside the wealth of exhibitors, printed matter has put together a robust. Thursday, february 11, 69 pmfree and open to the public.1366 844 394 1425 174 695 34 1436 1281 815 1544 635 257 424 146 38 709 144 1148 1355 361 167 936 1418 645 1466 54 31 1209 741 815 177 1119 1273 914 777 744