nyc art scene

a carefully curated calendar & cumulative catalog of new york city's most interesting art exhibitions and events. hand picked by Arthur Seen & Team

Preview Tomorrow Night, Thurs, Sept 19, 6-9p:THE NY ART BOOK FAIRMoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City, NYCPrinted Matter presents the eighth annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 20 to 22, at MoMA PS1. Free and open to the public, the NY Art Book Fair is the world’s premier event for artists’ books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines. Last year, the fair featured 283 booksellers, antiquarians, artists, and independent publishers from twenty-six countries, and was attended by more than 25,000 people.Hours:Thursday, September 19, 6–9 pmFriday, September 20, 12–7 pmSaturday, September 21, 11 am–9 pmSunday, September 22, 11 am–7 pmnyartbookfair.com

Preview Tomorrow Night, Thurs, Sept 19, 6-9p:

THE NY ART BOOK FAIR

MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave., Long Island City, NYC

Printed Matter presents the eighth annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 20 to 22, at MoMA PS1. Free and open to the public, the NY Art Book Fair is the world’s premier event for artists’ books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines. Last year, the fair featured 283 booksellers, antiquarians, artists, and independent publishers from twenty-six countries, and was attended by more than 25,000 people.

Hours:
Thursday, September 19, 6–9 pm
Friday, September 20, 12–7 pm
Saturday, September 21, 11 am–9 pm
Sunday, September 22, 11 am–7 pm

nyartbookfair.com

Opens Tonight, May 16, 6-8p:“NFS & Tanam Press” co-organized with artist Peter d’AgostinoPrinted Matter, 195 Tenth Ave., NYCan exhibition of artists’ books from NFS Press, San Francisco, and Tanam Press, New York. The show is co-organized with artist Peter d’Agostino, who worked closely with both presses in the 1970s and 1980s. The material represents an important output from two like-minded publishers that aimed to provide writers and artists with a space for non-conventional projects, critical essays and experimental writing. The exhibition includes a selection of books from the two presses, along with archival digital prints of restored and recreated posters, as well as related documents.

Opens Tonight, May 16, 6-8p:

NFS & Tanam Press
 co-organized with artist Peter d’Agostino

Printed Matter, 195 Tenth Ave., NYC

an exhibition of artists’ books from NFS Press, San Francisco, and Tanam Press, New York. The show is co-organized with artist Peter d’Agostino, who worked closely with both presses in the 1970s and 1980s. The material represents an important output from two like-minded publishers that aimed to provide writers and artists with a space for non-conventional projects, critical essays and experimental writing. The exhibition includes a selection of books from the two presses, along with archival digital prints of restored and recreated posters, as well as related documents.

Just Opened:

ELECTRICITY … FABRIC … PAINT … PAPER … VINYL
 WORKS IN SITU & SITUATED WORKS (1968 to 2013)
 Daniel Buren


spans two gallery spaces: Bortolami Gallery at 520 West 20th Street and Petzel Gallery at its new location, 456 West 18th Street. Bortolami Gallery features Plexiglas and fabric situated works and a room of new fiber optics. Daniel Buren realized these situated works with the textile company Brochier Soieries, using their innovative fiber optic technology for luminescent textiles. Petzel Gallery is showcasing historical in situ works made with paper which the artist began in 1968.
-thru Feb 16

Opens Tonight, 6-9pm: THE NY ART BOOK FAIR presented by Printed MatterMoMA PS1 , 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NYCFree and open to the public, the NY Art Book Fair is the world’s premier event for artists’ books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines presented by 283 international presses, booksellers, antiquarians, artists, and independent publishers from twenty-six countries. The NY Art Book Fair will also include special project rooms, screenings, book signings, and performances throughout the weekend. Over 15,000 artists, book buyers, collectors, dealers, curators, independent publishers, and other enthusiasts attended the NY Art Book Fair in 2011.Preview: Thursday, September 27, 6–9 pmFriday, September 28, 12–7 pmSaturday, September 29, 11 am–9 pmSunday, September 30, 11 am–7 pm

Opens Tonight, 6-9pm:

THE NY ART BOOK FAIR
 presented by Printed Matter

MoMA PS1 , 22-25 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City, NYC

Free and open to the public, the NY Art Book Fair is the world’s premier event for artists’ books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines presented by 283 international presses, booksellers, antiquarians, artists, and independent publishers from twenty-six countries. The NY Art Book Fair will also include special project rooms, screenings, book signings, and performances throughout the weekend. Over 15,000 artists, book buyers, collectors, dealers, curators, independent publishers, and other enthusiasts attended the NY Art Book Fair in 2011.

Preview: Thursday, September 27, 6–9 pm
Friday, September 28, 12–7 pm
Saturday, September 29, 11 am–9 pm
Sunday, September 30, 11 am–7 pm

thru June 17:

Slumburbia
 David Sandlin

Printed Matter, 195 Tenth Ave, NYC

a multimedia installation including silkscreened signage and excerpts from his 2009 handmade accordion book, Slumburbia, as well as a two-color newsprint edition.

photos David Sandlin & Michael Bilsborough

Ongoing through Dec 24th:24 DAYS OF MATTER PRINTEDLIVE SCREENPRINTING DAILY Until Dec 24th
Printed Matter, 195 Tenth Ave, NYC
Single Artists: Mon-Fri 5-7pm, Sun 4-6pmGroups of 5-6 Artists: Sat 2-6pmCurated/organized by J. MorrisonLive screenprinting project by J. Morrison. From December 1st until the 24th, daily screenprinting sessions will feature a rotating cast of 20 artists creating collaborative works in the Printed Matter storefront. During these sessions, the artistic collaboration will be accumulative, with a new artist each day adding his or her own print to the previously produced prints. Prints will be available for purchase at any stage during this process.This year’s exhibition with J. Morrison follows in a long tradition of Printed Matter’s holiday events to support the institution, including past fundraisers organized by the artists’ collective Collaborative Projects (or COLAB), and Giftland, curated by Max Schumann and guest curators. J. Morrison’s show title and theme are a play off the “12 Days of Christmas” and in modern commercial times the “25 Days of Christmas,” giving an artist’s alternative view of holiday consumerism.Participating Artists:Kelly Armendariz (Dec 13, 17)Juan Betancurth (Dec 8, 10)AA Bronson (Dec 19, 2-4pm)Isabella Bruno (Dec 10, 12)Maria Chavez (Dec 17, 23)Christopher Clary (Dec 7, 17)Richard Haines (Dec 9, 10)Matthias Herrmann (Dec 10, 19)Brian Kenny (Dec 3, 15)Marie Lorenz (Dec 2)Michael Magnan (Dec 3, 20)Slava Mogutin (Dec 3, 16)J. Morrison (Dec 1)Antonio Ortuño (Dec 6, 10)Cyrus Saint Amand Poliakoff (Dec 3, 22)Denise Schatz (Dec 14, 17)Todd Shalom (Dec 11)Sto (Dec 17, 18)George Venson (Dec 5, 10)Grant Worth (Dec 3, 21)

Ongoing through Dec 24th:

24 DAYS OF MATTER PRINTED

LIVE SCREENPRINTING DAILY Until Dec 24th


Printed Matter, 195 Tenth Ave, NYC

Single Artists: Mon-Fri 5-7pm, Sun 4-6pm
Groups of 5-6 Artists: Sat 2-6pm

Curated/organized by J. Morrison

Live screenprinting project by J. Morrison. From December 1st until the 24th, daily screenprinting sessions will feature a rotating cast of 20 artists creating collaborative works in the Printed Matter storefront. During these sessions, the artistic collaboration will be accumulative, with a new artist each day adding his or her own print to the previously produced prints. Prints will be available for purchase at any stage during this process.

This year’s exhibition with J. Morrison follows in a long tradition of Printed Matter’s holiday events to support the institution, including past fundraisers organized by the artists’ collective Collaborative Projects (or COLAB), and Giftland, curated by Max Schumann and guest curators. J. Morrison’s show title and theme are a play off the “12 Days of Christmas” and in modern commercial times the “25 Days of Christmas,” giving an artist’s alternative view of holiday consumerism.

Participating Artists:

Kelly Armendariz (Dec 13, 17)
Juan Betancurth (Dec 8, 10)
AA Bronson (Dec 19, 2-4pm)
Isabella Bruno (Dec 10, 12)
Maria Chavez (Dec 17, 23)
Christopher Clary (Dec 7, 17)
Richard Haines (Dec 9, 10)
Matthias Herrmann (Dec 10, 19)
Brian Kenny (Dec 3, 15)
Marie Lorenz (Dec 2)
Michael Magnan (Dec 3, 20)
Slava Mogutin (Dec 3, 16)
J. Morrison (Dec 1)
Antonio Ortuño (Dec 6, 10)
Cyrus Saint Amand Poliakoff (Dec 3, 22)
Denise Schatz (Dec 14, 17)
Todd Shalom (Dec 11)
Sto (Dec 17, 18)
George Venson (Dec 5, 10)
Grant Worth (Dec 3, 21)

Continues Through Nov 30th:
“A Show about Colab (and Related Activities)”
Printed Matter, 195 10th Ave, NYC
“A Show About Colab (and Related Activities) is designed to serve as an homage to that experiment and experience in artistic collaborations, but one which is instructive to the current state of art and politics. Presenting a huge array of material including ephemera, posters, flyers, handbills, meeting announcements and agendas, prints, multiples, artworks, film, video and more, this exhibition will follow the various exploits of Colab as well as related artists groups and projects that either preceded or branched out from Colab.”
Tuesday to Wednesday: 11am - 6pmThursday to Saturday: 11am - 7pmClosed Sundays & Mondays

Continues Through Nov 30th:

A Show about Colab (and Related Activities)

Printed Matter, 195 10th Ave, NYC

A Show About Colab (and Related Activities) is designed to serve as an homage to that experiment and experience in artistic collaborations, but one which is instructive to the current state of art and politics. Presenting a huge array of material including ephemera, posters, flyers, handbills, meeting announcements and agendas, prints, multiples, artworks, film, video and more, this exhibition will follow the various exploits of Colab as well as related artists groups and projects that either preceded or branched out from Colab.”

Tuesday to Wednesday: 11am - 6pm
Thursday to Saturday: 11am - 7pm
Closed Sundays & Mondays

Today and all weekend (11a-7p): The New York Art Book Fair 2011 :@MoMAPS1 w/ @Printed_Matter : http://nyartbookfair.com/
Free and open to the public, and featuring more than 200 exhibitors, the NY Art Book Fair is the world’s premier event for artists’ books, contemporary art catalogs and monographs, art periodicals, and artist zines. Exhibitors include international presses, booksellers, antiquarian dealers, artists and independent publishers from twenty-one countries.The NY Art Book Fair 2011 will include special projects, screenings, book signings, and performances, throughout the weekend. The Classroom—a curated series of artist-led workshops, readings, and discussions—and the fifth annual Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference—a dynamic, two-day symposium on emerging practices and debates within art-book culture—will engage visitors in lively conversation all weekend long.HOURS AND LOCATIONThe NY Art Book Fair is free and open to the public.
Friday, September 30, 11 am–7 pmSaturday, October 1, 11 am–7 pmSunday, October 2, 11 am–7 pmMoMA PS122-25 Jackson Avenue at 46th AvenueLong Island City, NY

Today and all weekend (11a-7p): The New York Art Book Fair 2011 :
@MoMAPS1 w/ @Printed_Matter : http://nyartbookfair.com/

Free and open to the public, and featuring more than 200 exhibitors, the NY Art Book Fair is the world’s premier event for artists’ books, contemporary art catalogs and monographs, art periodicals, and artist zines. Exhibitors include international presses, booksellers, antiquarian dealers, artists and independent publishers from twenty-one countries.

The NY Art Book Fair 2011 will include special projects, screenings, book signings, and performances, throughout the weekend. The Classroom—a curated series of artist-led workshops, readings, and discussions—and the fifth annual Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference—a dynamic, two-day symposium on emerging practices and debates within art-book culture—will engage visitors in lively conversation all weekend long.

HOURS AND LOCATION
The NY Art Book Fair is free and open to the public.

Friday, September 30, 11 am–7 pm
Saturday, October 1, 11 am–7 pm
Sunday, October 2, 11 am–7 pm

MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Avenue at 46th Avenue
Long Island City, NY