Printed Matter presents the third annual LA Art Book Fair, from January 29 through February 1, 2015, at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Downtown LA.
Free and open to the public, Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair is a unique event for artists’ books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines presented by more than 250 presses, antiquarians, artists, and independent publishers from over 20 countries.
The LA Art Book Fair is the companion fair to the NY Art Book Fair, held every fall in New York City. Over 35,000 artists, book buyers, collectors, dealers, curators, independent publishers, and other enthusiasts attended the NY Art Book Fair in 2014.
The opening event takes place on Thursday, January 29, from 6 to 9 pm, at the Geffen Contemporary with a three-hour opening night preview, with special musical performances by NO AGE and PRINCE RAMA.
Entry to the Preview will cost $10, proceeds going to support LAABF15. The first 2,000 visitors to pre-pay online or to pay at the door (while supplies last) will receive a Ticket Edition by artist Edie Fake.
Entry may be paid at the door (cash only) or booked online at www.printedmatter.org until 12 noon PST on January 29th, 2015. If purchased online, you’ll receive your Ticket Edition when checking in at the Preview.
(XE)ROX & PAPER + SCISSORS A super-sized subsection of the LA Art Book Fair; (XE)ROX & PAPER + SCISSORS takes over the Geffen annex once again with more than 125 international artists, zinesters, and small presses, offering a survey of independent publishing at its most innovative and affordable. Select exhibitors include: 8 Ball Zines (New York), Wild Life Press (UK), China Indie Library (China), Drippy Bone (LA), among many others.
Printed Matter is pleased to present several new Fundraising Editions to benefit the LA Art Book Fair. Artists to be announced soon!
Printed Matter’s LA ART BOOK FAIR is free and open to the public: Be sure to check the website for more info.
However there is a charge for the preview event ($10), and includes a Ticket Edition by artist Edie Fake, while supplies last. Click Here to buy tickets to the opening preview on Thursday, January 29, from, 6-9pm.
Friday January 30th, 12–7pm
Saturday January 31st, 11-7pm
Sunday February 1st, 11-6pm