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The fair is a cornucopia of art-world rarities, oddities, and editioned experiments at every turn.

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Galleries

In New York City, Punk Is in the Air

by Kate Wadkins on February 9, 2016

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There was a week in high school when my mom begrudgingly let me stay out in New York City for almost three nights in a row.

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Printed Matter presents the fourth annual LA Art Book Fair (LAABF), from February 11–14, 2016, at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.

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Books

5 Mini Reviews of Zines from the NY Art Book Fair

by Hyperallergic on September 18, 2015

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The 2015 edition of Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair opens to the public today and in anticipation we reviewed some of its standout offerings.

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Printed Matter presents the tenth annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 18 to 20 at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens. A preview will be held on the evening of Thursday, September 17.

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Deadline for applications is May 31, 2015.

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Post image for Front to Back, Top to Bottom, a New Book Series Reimagines How We Read

SYNAPSE curators Anna-Sophie Springer and Etienne Turpin set out to investigate the Anthropocene hypothesis: that humanity’s impact on the earth has been so great that it necessitates a new geological age.

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Books

A Comic Book that Reads Like Sheet Music

by Megan N. Liberty on February 20, 2015

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Richard Kraft’s Here Comes Kitty: A Comic Opera explodes off the page.

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LOS ANGELES — They said it would never work. They said Angelenos aren’t interested in art books. Then, two years ago, they were proven wrong.

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Post image for At the LA Art Book Fair, a Missed Opportunity to Address Race

LOS ANGELES — In the days leading up to the LA Art Book Fair (LAABF), and during Thursday’s preview, members of the LA arts community criticized the organizers for their use of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) meme.

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