JAN 30—FEB 1, 2015





JAN 30—FEB 1

Printed Matter presented the third annual LA Art Book Fair, from January 30 through February 1, 2015, at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.

                A preview was held on the evening of Thursday, January 29, 2015, from 6 to 9 pm, at the Geffen Contemporary, with special musical performances by NO AGE and PRINCE RAMA.

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 250 international presses, booksellers, antiquarians, artists, and independent publishers. Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair 2015 saw over 34,700 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 2014, over 35,000 artists, book buyers, collectors, dealers, curators, independent publishers, and enthusiasts attended Printed Matter’s LA ART BOOK FAIR.

Fundraising Editions

                Printed Matter is pleased to present several new Fundraising Editions to benefit the LA Art Book Fair. This year’s artists were Allen Ruppersberg, Cali Thornhill Dewitt, and Edie Fake.

Support for Printed Matter., Inc.

                Printed Matter, Inc. has received support, in part, through grants from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Rockefeller Brothers Fund (The Charles E. Culpeper Arts & Culture Grants), The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, The Lily Auchincloss Foundation, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, The Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Furthermore Foundation, The Harpo Foundation, The Cowles Charitable Trust, The Foundation for Contemporary Arts, The Mondriaan Fund, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, The Gesso Foundation, The Schoenstadt Family Foundation, Clinton Hill/Allen Tran Foundation, Society of American Archivists, The Hyde and Watson Foundation, Art Dealers of America Association, New York Council for the Humanities, Shapco, and individuals worldwide.


Shannon Michael Cane, Curator
Jordan Nassar, Coordinator

For exhibitor and media inquiries, write to: LAABF

Hours and Location

Preview: Thursday, January 29, 6–9 pm

Printed Matter’s LA ART BOOK FAIR, free and open to the public: Friday January 30th, 12–7pm
Saturday January 31st, 11-7pm
Sunday February 1st, 11-6pm

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

The LA Art Book Fair is organized by Printed Matter  

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