FEB 12—14, 2016





FEB 12—14

Printed Matter presented the fourth annual LA Art Book Fair, from February 11 – 14, 2016, at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.

                A preview will be held on the evening of Thursday, February 11, 2016, from 6 to 9 pm, at the Geffen Contemporary, with special musical performances by:

Mel Shimkovitz aka DJ Macho Mel
Devendra Banhart aka DJ Devvy Downer
Amy von Harrington aka DJ penisgraffitiblacktooth

With special guest Cody Critcheloe (Ssion) and CHRISTEENE.
You may purchase tickets for the Opening Preview here, which includes the Enamel Pin Fundraising Edition by Sigrid Calon (while supplies last!).

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 250 international presses, booksellers, antiquarians, artists, and independent publishers. Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair 2015 saw over 34,700 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 2014, over 35,000 artists, book buyers, collectors, dealers, curators, independent publishers, and enthusiasts attended Printed Matter’s LA ART BOOK FAIR.

This year’s fair features SPAIN FOCUS Curated by Libros Mutantes & La Casa Encendida. Supported by Acción Cultural Española A/CE.
Bandiz Studio
Belleza Infinita
Libros Mutantes

Fundraising Editions

                Printed Matter is pleased to present three new Fundraising Editions to benefit the LA Art Book Fair, by Sterling Ruby, Misaki Kawai, and Sigrid Calon!

Support for Printed Matter., Inc.

                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. 


Shannon Michael Cane, Curator
Jordan Nassar, Coordinator

For exhibitor and media inquiries, write to: LAABF

Hours and Location

Preview: Thursday, February 11, 6–9 pm

Printed Matter’s LA ART BOOK FAIR, free and open to the public:
Friday February 12, 1pm-6pm
Saturday February 13, 11am-7pm
Sunday February 14, 11am-6pm

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

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

The LA Art Book Fair is organized by Printed Matter  
© 2016 Printed Matter, Inc. All rights reserved.