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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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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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Post image for Printed Matter’s 10th Annual NY Art Book Fair Opens this Week

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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Post image for The 2015 NY Art Book Fair Is Now Accepting Exhibitor Applications

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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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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Post image for A Look at the California Publishers in the 2015 LA Art Book Fair

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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Post image for Your Handy Guide to the 2014 LA Art Book Fair

LOS ANGELES — Shannon Michael Cane knows he has big shoes to fill as the new director and curator of the highly anticipated second edition of the Los Angeles Art Book Fair (LAABF). “Taking over the fair from someone like [artist and curator] AA Bronson, who is a mentor to me, is a lot of pressure to see what you can do to improve it,” Cane told Hyperallergic.

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Post image for Low-Key Independent Art Fair Has Little Bite

The fourth edition of the Independent art fair, among the plethora of shows popping up during Armory Week, is akin to the children’s tale of The Little Engine That Could, and in the end, it did. Compared to the Armory Show, which was like a trip to Ikea (one exhibitor in fact was selling furniture), and Volta, which dared to be different (I skipped Scope), the Independent was part art community, part church sale, and part paean to art team building that was sure to include nonprofit organizations like The Kitchen, Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, Printed Matter, and White Columns. It was especially sensitive in dedicating itself to New York organization’s that were hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy, such as The Kitchen and Printed Matter, and not exactly embraced by FEMA compensations.

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