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October 22, 2008

An Event not to Miss.. NY Art Book Fair this Weekend

NY ART BOOK FAIR at Phillips De Pury, October 24 - 26th


Friday/Saturday, October 24 & 25, 2008, 11am - 7pm
Sunday, October 26, 2008, 11am - 5pm

Some of the best thing in Life are FREE.. Yes.. the NY Art Book Fair is Free this weekend!

(Photo by Abe Morell, Dictionary, 1994, silver print, Also...Don't miss his new show PicturesinPictures at Bonni Benrubi Gallery till Dec 6th)

Here's some of the book fair press release...


Abe_morell_dictionary Printed Matter, Inc. presents The NY Art Book Fair, New York City’s annual fair devoted to contemporary art books, art catalogues, artists' books, art periodicals, and zines. Over 140 international exhibitors, from major distributors and antiquarian dealers to independent publishers and artists, will participate in the third annual Fair, taking place this year at Phillips de Pury & Company at 450 West 15th Street at 10th Avenue.

Exhibitors and participants from New York City to Oslo to Tokyo will be attending the Fair to showcase both contemporary and classic works within the medium of artists' publications. Back by popular demand, Friendly Fire, a curated zone of artists and independent publishers, features artists and art collectives who self-publish in a free-spirited range of forms from books and zines to CDs and DVDs.
Artists present for book signings include Gary Panter, Marina Abramovic, Slava Mogutin, Jason Fox, Leigh Ledare, Terence Koh, Micah Lexier, Matt Keegan, Michel Gondry, and Carlos Motta, Duke Riley, Chris Stain and Steve Lambert who will a sign A Guide to Democracy in America. For a full signing schedule see www.nyartbookfair.com.

Artists Paul Chan, Matthew Higgs and Anne Collier, and Jonathan Monk have created new limited editions for the fair’s opening night Benefit Preview. Tickets are available at three price tiers and each level of admission is accompanied by a limited edition artwork.

There's also some cool events worth checking out...

On Saturday, October 25th..
5pm - Terence Koh signs the journal, entry 24, supplement "Moby Dick" (Booth O5)
6pm - Terence Koh signs his new book, A Beaver Tail (Art Metropole)

Sunday,October 26th
12pm - William Powhida signs his collaboration with Jeff Parker, The Back of the Line (DECODE BOOKS) 4pm - Performance by Erik den Breejen (Freight + Volume)

Look for MAO.. casue we'll be there.. trying not to spend any money, cause times are difficult on Wall Street these days!

So...Here's a little more Wall Street Humor...

Question : What is the Capital of Iceland?

Answer : About three dollars and forty eight cents!



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This sounds like and amazing event. It is great to get so many artists and publishers together for one event.

Better than the last humor....

morell's exhibit at bonni benrubi gallery should not be missed! beautiful.

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