Printed Matter presents the sixth annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 30 to October 2, 2011, at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens. A preview will be held this evening Thursday, September 29th, from 6-9pm. 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. www.nyartbookfair.com
SCULPTURECENTER & NY ART BOOK FAIR SPECIAL EVENTS
Short Stories at the NY Art Book Fair: Iman Issa in Conversation with Isla Lever-Yap
Saturday October 1, 2011, 6-7pm
22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY
Included in The Classroom program, Short Stories artist Iman Issa will discuss her current SculptureCenter exhibition and new book, 'Thirty Three Stories about Reasonable Characters in Familiar Places'. As well as her interest in settings that are neither language nor form, but liminal and associative thresholds on the verge of becoming places. Presenting previous video and audio work, Issa will appear in conversation with the exhibition's curator, Isla Leaver-Yap.
The Classroom located in Gallery U, on the 3rd Floor, is a curated series of informal conversations, workshops, readings and other artist-led programs, with continuous enrollment for all fair-goers throughout the weekend. The Classroom is organized by David Senior of the Museum of Modern Art Library.
SculptureCenter Celebrates the NY Art Book Fair 2011
Saturday October 1, 2011, 7-9pm
SculptureCenter is thrilled to host a reception for the NY Art Book Fair 2011.
CURRENTLY ON VIEW
Sanford Biggers: Cosmic Voodoo Circus
September 10 - November 28, 2011
Alejandro Cesarco, Sarah Chacich, Iman Issa, Angie Keefer, Matt Keegan, Ursula Mayer, Ben Schumacher, Rita Sobral Campos, Danna Vajda and Rona Yefman
September 10 - December 4, 2011
44-19 Purves Street
Long Island City, New York
SculptureCenter is five minutes from Midtown by subway.
7 to 45th Road / Courthouse Square, E or M to Court Square / 23rd Street, or G to Courthouse Square (note: the M train does not run on weekends). From all trains, walk north on Jackson Avenue one block past 44th Drive and turn right onto Purves Street.