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A Book About Colab (And Related Activities), 2016. COURTESY PRINTED MATTER

Gang of New York: Printed Matter Revisits the Colab Group in a New Book

“We were a gang of young artists who had nothing to lose, and as a result we had the power to accomplish anything that we could think of.” This the gadabout artist and writer Walter Robinson declares in his introduction … Read More

Juwelia with painting. JACK HANLEY/PERADAM

‘I Realize I am a Genius’: Berlin’s Juwelia Makes Her New York Debut

“Probably my whole life is art in a way,” the Berlin-based artist and performer Juwelia said Thursday over e-mail. “It could be that I am an alien, or perhaps a crate of beer—who knows. Everybody can see in me what … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
'Please Add To and Return To: Mail Art Homage to Ray Johnson,' 2015, installation view. COURTESY PRINTED MATTER, PERFORMA AND THE RAY JOHNSON ESTATE AT RICHARD L. FEIGEN & CO.

‘Please Add To and Return To: Mail Art Homage to Ray Johnson’ at Printed Matter

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday Read More

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The Rise of the New York Art Book Fair: A Look at the Numbers

With 370 exhibitors and 35,000 visitors, this year’s fair was bigger than ever Read More

Artists News

Paul’s Pile Of Papers: Paul Bright On His Paper Rad Collection And Forthcoming Book

To see zoomable versions of the images in this post, please click on them.The East Coast art collective Paper Rad existed for less than a decade, from very roughly 2001 to 2008, but in that short amount of time it … Read More

Books Features
The New York Printed Matter Book Fair, 2014.COURTESY PRINTED MATTER

Bookish: On the Art World’s Publishing Boom

One morning last spring Julia Joern and Todd Bradway were sitting in a Manhattan townhouse discussing David Zwirner Books. The year-old enterprise is the latest addition to Zwirner’s fast-growing gallery, which now encompasses 80,000 square feet of space in New … Read More

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Printed Matter Names Max Schumann Executive Director

Printed Matter, the New York nonprofit specializing in artists’ books and publications, has appointed Max Schumann as executive director. Schumann started working at Printed Matter in 1989 as a book packer, then served as manager, associate director, and acting director … Read More

Odwalla88 Video Still.

Odwalla88 Releases New Video Directed by Marisa Takal and Cali Thornhill Dewitt

Today, the band Odwalla88 (featured in the May 2015 issue of ARTnews) put out a video for their song “What The,” directed by the artists Marisa Takal and Cali Thornhill Dewitt.The song is off of the Odwalla88 album Lily 23, which … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26“The Library Vaccine” at Artists Space “The Library Vaccine presents a number of discrete collections of books in order to sample art’s distinctive relationship to the book form in its singularity, and in its states of reproduction, distribution … Read More

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Studio assistants, family, and friends, including a team from Cre8tive YouTH*ink, are helping to restore paintings in Ray Smith's Gowanus studio, which was inundated with seven feet of water. "It's like swamp archeology," he says.

A Climate Change in the Art World?

The art community is digging out, drying off, counting its losses, helping its neighbors–and starting to prepare for the hurricanes of the future Read More