~THE NY ART BOOK FAIR
THE NY ART BOOK FAIR – BENEFIT PREVIEW – BENEFITING PRINTED MATTER, INC
at PHILLIPS de PURY & CO – 450 WEST 15 STREET – 3rd FLOOR – CHELSEA, NY
TO-NITE !! – THURSDAY – OCT 23, 2008 – 6-9 PM
ADMISSION: $20 & $150 – see: NY ART BOOK FAIR
THE FAIR CONTINUES: FRI OCT 24 – SUN OCT 26 – FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC !!
THURSDAY OCT 23 – 6-9PM (preview)
FRIDAY OCT 24 – 11AM-7PM
SATURDAY OCT 25 – 11M-7PM
SUNDAY OCT 26 – 11AM-5PM
THE ONLY FAIR OF ITS KIND – THE NY ART BOOK FAIR – SHOWCASES 143 PUBLISHERS, BOOKSELLERS, AND ANTIQUARIAN DEALERS FROM BERLIN to BEJING – PRESENTING A DIVERSE RANGE OF THE BEST IN CONTEMPORARY ART BOOKS, ART CATALOGS, ARTIST’S BOOKS, ART PERIODICALS & ZINES !!
see: NY ART BOOK FAIR
see: PRINTED MATTER
UP-DATE: FRIDAY OCT 24, 2008
the 3rd annual ART BOOK FAIR OPENING – was hot !! said to be their best showing yet, at the new location.
the fair is hot hot hot – makes the GRAMMERCY & ARMORY art fairs look like dog poop. fun is in the air !!
you gotta get yourself over there, and while you are there don’t miss the NOAH LYON, CINDERS, BOBO, THE JOURNAL & PICTUREBOX BOOTHS !! at PICTUREBOX – ask to see the MELISSA BROWN, limited edition (100), hand screened and numbered tabloid playing card desk !! at $30 ea, a steal. another best buy – for the least bucks – the BRIAN CHIPPENDALE SCREENPRINTS at CINDERS, full color ($60).
some pix from the opening night:
AA BRONSON OF PRINTED MATTER.
NICK PAYNE of PHILLY’S art band collective – BOBO – helps amp up the watts.
BOBO POSTERS – LARGE FULL COLOR PRINT POSTERS ENCASED IN BUBBLE WRAP ON BOTH SIDES.
PRICE RANGE: $300-$500.
this one says: “MURKY CHUD / EVER HEARD OF MURKY CHUD SACKS ? IT TURNS THE WASTE
YOU AMASS INTO THE PASTE YOU GRASP.”
BRIAN CHIPPENDALE PRINT, ($60) – just behind STO’s head – at the CINDERS ‘CAR’ BOOTH
MELISSA BROWN at the PICTUREBOX BOOTH – her ‘TABLOID’ DECK ($30) was a big hit !!
at left, DAN NADEL – head honcho of PICTUREBOX.
PAPER RAD – ‘BLACK LIGHT’ POSTER, from the DARK FAIR – on the wall behind.
playing MELISSA BROWN’S ‘TABLOID’ DECK – the goal is to make a TABLOID HEADLINE – with the cards you are dealt !!
MELISSA BROWN ,’TABLOID’ DECK, limited edition of 100 – hand printed and numbered.
A PICTUREBOX PRODUCTION.
NOAH LYON aka RETARD RIOT.
UP-DATE: SUNDAY OCT 26, 2008
it was so much fun – we had to return. we heard Saturday was so packed – it really was HOT !!
so hot – they had to get PHILLIPS to turn on the air conditioning !! so, Sunday turned out to be a good choice.
even better yet, MICHEL GONDRY was there at a 2nd PICTUREBOX BOOTH – signing copies
of his hand drawn COMIC BOOK !!
MICHEL GONDRY signs copies of his hand drawn comic book – ‘We Lost The War But Not The Battle’ – a PICTUREBOX PRESENTATION. ($5.99)
PHOTOS: NANCY SMITH