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NYC: NY Art Book Fair

  • MoMA PS1 Jackson Avenue on 46th Avenue Long Island City, NY 11101 United States (map)

Printed Matter, Inc. presents


September 21-23, 2018

Preview: Thursday, September 20, 6-9pm


Long Island City, Queens

Free entrance


Exhibitor applications for the NY Art Book Fair 2018 are now closed.

Printed Matter presents the thirteenth annual NY Art Book Fair (NYABF), which will take place September 21st – 23rd at MoMA PS1, and is free and open to the public.

Since its founding, the NYABF has grown into a leading international event for the arts publishing community, providing an important platform for artists and publishers to connect with audiences and circulate their work in a dynamic environment. The NYABF 2018 welcomes Sonel Breslav as Printed Matter’s new Director of Fairs and Editions.

Over three days, the NYABF 2018 will welcome hundreds of exhibitors from around the world, including a broad range of artists and collectives, small presses, institutions, galleries, antiquarian booksellers, and distributors. With a commitment to diversity and representation, the event will serve as an open meeting place for an extended community of publishers and book enthusiasts, as well as a site for dialog and exchange around all facets of arts publishing.

The Fair weekend will once again feature a full calendar of free educational programming. The Classroom, an ongoing series of events, serves as an informal space for talks, panel discussions, readings, performances and other programs. The Contemporary Artists’ Book Conference (CABC), organized by a national group of art library professionals, will present two full days of conversation in the PS1 Theater, inviting artists, scholars and leading figures to address a range of issues across publishing and art-book culture.

The Shannon Michael Cane Award, in memory of Curator of Fairs Shannon Cane, will be given to four emerging artists/publishers exhibiting for the first time. Recipients will receive a complimentary Fair table and a stipend to help cover related expenses. See details within Application.



Preview Thursday, September 20, 6-9pm (Ticketed)

Friday, September  21, 1-7pm

Saturday, September 22, 11am-9pm

Sunday, September 23, 11am-7pm


MoMA PS1 is located at 22-25 Jackson Avenue on 46th Avenue, Long Island City, NY.