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L.A. Art Book Fair
Friday Feb 1, 2013 11:00am-5:00pm in Los Angeles
Printed Matter presents the first annual LA ART BOOK FAIR, from February 1-3, at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, with a free Opening on the evening of Thursday, January 31, from 6 to 9 pm..

Description
Free and open to the public, the LA Art Book Fair is a unique event for artistsí books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines presented by 210 international presses, booksellers, antiquarians, artists, and independent publishers from twenty countries.

Featured projects include a Tribute to Mike Kelley presented by Gagosian, a Larry Clark Pop-Up Shop by BOO-HOORAY, and a stunning new installation by John Armleder with Three Star Books. Fulton Ryder will present publications by John Dogg and Howard Johnson; unique books and Untitled Originals by Richard Prince, and naughty pulp paperbacks.

Zine World is a super-sized subsection of the LA Art Book Fair, featuring zinesters from home and abroad, together with three zine exhibitions. 'GSD: Skate Fate till Today' begins from Gary Scott Davisí early, ground-breaking zine publishing of the 80s. 'Zine Masters of the Universe' features zines by Mark Gonzales, Ari Marcopoulos, Ray Pettibon, and Dash Snow. 'Bedwetter and Beyond' is a survey of the artist books and zines of Los Angeles-based artist Christopher Russell.

The LA Art Book Fair is the companion fair to the NY Art Book Fair, held every fall in New York. Over 20,000 artists, book buyers, collectors, dealers, curators, independent publishers, and other enthusiasts attended the NY Art Book Fair in 2012.

Hours and Location

The L.A. Art Book Fair is free and open to the public.

Preview: Thursday, January 31, 6-9pm
Friday, February 1, 11am-5pm
Saturday, February 2, 11am-6pm
Sunday, February 3, 11am-6pm

The Geffen Contemporary at MoCA
152 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 626-6222
moca.org

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The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA


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