Monday, September 7, 2009

NY Art Bookfair



Printed MAtter, Inc. 
presents

THE NY ART BOOK FAIR
at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center
October 2-4, 2009
Preview Benefit: October 1st

Printed Matter, the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of publications made by artists, presents the fourth annual NY Art Book Fair, October 2-4 at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, Queens. The Fair will host over 150 international presses, booksellers, antiquarian dealers, and independent artist/publishers presenting a diverse range of the very best in contemporary art publications.

Printed Matter will also host a special exhibition of books, posters, and ephemera by 
Richard Prince, as well as screenings, book signings, and performances. Other events include the Contemporary Artists’ Book Conference, cosponsored with the Art Libraries Society of New York (ARLIS/NY).

The Fair will open for preview October 1, 6-8 PM at P.S.1. Following the preview, 
Deitch Studios, Long Island City will generously host an evening of exciting performances to benefit Printed Matter. Tickets begin at $20 and include limited artist editions. 

The NY Art Book Fair is free and open to the public. For more information please visit 
www.nyartbookfair.com.

P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center is located at 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NY.

Printed Matter, Inc. is an independent 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1976 by artists and art workers with the mission to foster the appreciation, dissemination, and understanding of artists' books and other artists' publications.

Printed Matter, Inc. has received support, in part, through grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, The Cowles Charitable Trust, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, the Erste Foundation, The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, The Gesso Foundation, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, Tekserve, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, and individuals worldwide.

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