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LA Art Book Fair

Located at MOCA Contemporary

Printed Matter’s LA ART BOOK FAIR 2017
February 24 – February 26, 2017
Preview: Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6–9 pm
The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

Printed Matter presents the fifth annual LA Art Book Fair, from February 23 – 26, 2017, at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.

Join us on Thursday, February 23, from 6 to 9 pm, at The Geffen Contemporary for a three-hour opening night preview, with special musical performances by Seth Bogart and Kembra Pfahler from The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black.

You may purchase tickets for the Opening Preview, which cost $10, online or at the door, starting in a few months – keep an eye out!

Free and open to the public, Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair is a unique event for artists’ books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, and zines presented by over 300 international presses, booksellers, antiquarians, artists, and independent publishers. Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair 2016 saw over 35,000 visitors over the course of three and a half days.

Printed Matter’s LA ART BOOK FAIR is the companion fair to Printed Matter’s NY ART BOOK FAIR, held every fall in New York. In September 2016, over 39,000 artists, book buyers, collectors, dealers, curators, independent publishers, and enthusiasts attended Printed Matter’s NY ART BOOK FAIR.

The third annual LA Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference will feature a keynote address by AA BRONSON, titled MY LIFE IN BOOKS.

Printed Matter is pleased to present three new Fundraising Editions to benefit the LA Art Book Fair, by Ricky Swallow in collaboration with Peter ShireRuth van Beek, and Mike Mills.

Hours and Location

Preview: Thursday, February 23, 6–9 pm

Printed Matter’s LA ART BOOK FAIR, free and open to the public:
Friday February 24, 1pm-7pm
Saturday February 25, 11am-7pm
Sunday February 26, 11am-6pm

The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA
152 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 626-6222


For more information, call (212) 925-0325 or write


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Later Event: February 27
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