Organised by Printed Matter, an annual event in New York City, showcases the convergence of art and printed media.

At NY Art Book Fair (NYABF), visitors engage with a variety of publications, zines, prints and more, encompassing everything from contemporary visual culture to avant-garde creations. This diversity makes the fair an excellent destination for those interested in discovering new reading material, including decorative coffee table books.

A key aspect of NYABF is its wide array of exhibitors. The fair features a mix of artists, independent publishers, small presses and art institutions, each presenting their unique approach to art books. Past fairs have featured exhibitors like Gagosian Gallery known for their contemporary art publications and independent publishers such as Siglio Press specialising in artistically ambitious books. Prominent art institutions like the Whitney Museum of American Art has also been a regular participant, contributing to the fair's reputation as a leading event for art book enthusiasts.

As NYABF continues to evolve with each passing year, it remains a beacon for those passionate about the intersection of art and print. The fair not only reflects the current state of the art world but also acts as a harbinger of emerging trends and voices.

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Date and Location

NY Art Book Fair will be taking place at Printed Matters, 548 West 22nd St in Chelsea, on 25-28 April 25-28 2024.


Admission prices typically range from $10 to $20, depending on the type of ticket and any available discounts. In addition to the exhibitions, NYABF features a lineup of engaging programmes and events. These may include panel discussions, book launches, performances and interactive installations. Some of these events may be included in the admission fee, while others may require separate tickets, typically priced between $5 and $15.


The 2024 edition is set to occur under the typical early autumn weather of New York City. Expect mild temperatures of an average of 18°C with a hint of crisp air, perfect for enjoying the outdoor and indoor activities of the fair.


For those travelling to NYABF, the fair is often conveniently located in a central area of New York City, easily accessible by public transportation. Attendees can use the city's extensive subway system or take buses to reach the venue. Additionally, taxis and rideshare services are readily available. If arriving from out of town, visitors can make use of nearby airports, such as JFK International Airport or LaGuardia Airport.


For accommodation, visitors to the NYABF have a range of options. From budget-friendly hostels to luxury hotels, New York City caters to all preferences.


Currently, the NYABF's official website does not provide specific details regarding accessibility. We will promptly update this section with any new information as it becomes available.

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