Printed Matter presents the fifth annual NY Art Book Fair, November 5–7 at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens. Free and open to the public, the Fair hosts over200 international presses, booksellers, antiquarian dealers, artists and publishers from twenty countries, offering the best in contemporary art book publishing.
The NY Art Book Fair includes special project rooms, screenings, book signings, and performances, throughout the weekend. Other events include the third annual Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference, and The Classroom, a curated series of informal conversations between artists, together with readings, workshops and other artist-led events.
If you don’t have a car, there are still $1 tickets from Providence left on Megabus.
A series of events “exploring the physical components that comprise the machine we know as the book.”
Today at 5:30pm, Sam Ellenport, of the Harcourt Bindery in Boston, will talk about the art of the book: Bookbinding through Five Centuries: Bottlenecks and Breakthroughs at the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University.