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  • Exhibition of Dorothy Iannone's Artist's Books and Posters at LAABF15
  • Exhibition of Dorothy Iannone's Artist's Books and Posters at LAABF15
  • Exhibition of Dorothy Iannone's Artist's Books and Posters at LAABF15
  • Exhibition of Dorothy Iannone's Artist's Books and Posters at LAABF15
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Printed Matter’s LA ART BOOK FAIR 2017
February 24 – February 26, 2017
Preview: Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6–9 pm
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

 

Printed Matter presents the fifth annual LA Art Book Fair, from February 23 – 26, 2017, at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.

 

A preview will be held on the evening of Thursday, February 23, 2017, from 6 to 9 pm, at the Geffen Contemporary, with special musical performances (TBA)
 

 

You may purchase tickets for the Opening Preview, which cost $10, online or at the door, starting in a few months – keep an eye out!

 

Free and open to the public, Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair is a unique event for artists’ books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines presented by over 300 international presses, booksellers, antiquarians, artists, and independent publishers. Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair 2016 saw over 35,000 visitors over the course of three and a half days.

 

Printed Matter’s LA ART BOOK FAIR is the companion fair to Printed Matter’s NY ART BOOK FAIR, held every fall in New York. In September 2016, over 39,000 artists, book buyers, collectors, dealers, curators, independent publishers, and enthusiasts attended Printed Matter’s NY ART BOOK FAIR.

 
FUNDRAISING EDITIONS:
Printed Matter is pleased to present three new Fundraising Editions to benefit the LA Art Book Fair, by Ricky Swallow in collaboration with Peter Shire, Ruth van Beek, and Mike Mills.

 

Hours and Location

 

Preview: Thursday, February 23, 6–9 pm

Printed Matter’s LA ART BOOK FAIR, free and open to the public:
Friday February 24, 1pm-7pm
Saturday February 25, 11am-7pm
Sunday February 26, 11am-6pm

 

The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
152 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 626-6222
moca.org
(map)

 

For more information, call (212) 925-0325 or write
laartbookfair@printedmatter.org

THE LA ART BOOK FAIR is generously supported by:

CREDITS


For exhibitor and media inquiries, write to:
LAABF

Shannon Michael Cane, Curator
Jordan Nassar, Coordinator

Site design by Garrick Gott; development by Antarcti.cc.

The LA Art Book Fair is organized by Printed Matter, Inc.
© 2012 Printed Matter, Inc. All rights reserved.

Printed Matter, Inc. has received support, in part, through grants from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Rockefeller Brothers Fund (The Charles E. Culpeper Arts & Culture Grants), The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, The Lily Auchincloss Foundation, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, The Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Furthermore Foundation, The Harpo Foundation, The Cowles Charitable Trust, The Foundation for Contemporary Arts, The Mondriaan Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, The Gesso Foundation, The Schoenstadt Family Foundation, Clinton Hill/Allen Tran Foundation, Society of American Archivists, The Hyde and Watson Foundation, Art Dealers of America Association, New York Council for the Humanities, Shapco, and individuals worldwide.

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