Meet independent book sellers, small-press publishers, and artists who make books, and browse through special offerings that you won't find elsewhere. Participating publishers include Ben Maltz Gallery/Otis College of Art and Design, Beyond Baroque, Evil Twin Publications, Santa Monica Museum of Art, 2nd Cannon, Smart Art Press, Specific Object, and TamTam Books, among many others.
Meet independent book sellers, small-press publishers, and artists who make books, and browse through special offerings that you won’t find elsewhere. Participating publishers include Ben Maltz Gallery/Otis College of Art and Design, Beyond Baroque, Evil Twin Publications, Santa Monica Museum of Art, 2nd Cannon, Smart Art Press, Specific Object, and TamTam Books, among many others.
Artichoke Yink: Handmade limited-edition books made with artists and writers, specializing in collage and multi-matrix printing. Ben Maltz Gallery/Otis College of Art and Design: Showcases Los Angeles artists and designers, placing them in the context of national and international programming. Beyond Baroque: Dedicated to emerging, over-looked and out-of-print poetry, especially from Los Angeles–based writers. Booklyn: Taking from the rich and giving to the cool; an artists’ run nonprofit organization publishing and distributing artists’ books by Iraq Veterans Against the War, Kottie Paloma, Raymond Pettibon, Christine Shields, Scott Williams and Xu Bing. Bük: An inexpensive pamphlet—just $1.49—containing one provocative essay, short story, portfolio of pictures, collection of poems, or other surprising entertainment, readable in the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee.
Evil Twin Publications: Artists books and inexpensive zines with hand made details in edition sizes from 200 to 1,000. Fowler Museum at UCLA: Among the world’s most active publishers of African, Southeast Asian, and Latin American arts publications. fowler.ucla.edu Greybull Press: Photographic books with singular topics ranging from the examination of heroes, to obsessions, subcultures, rituals, and ceremonies. Green Integer: Such ephemera as may appear necessary to bring society into a slight tremolo of confusion and fright at least. Madam X • Human Being Society: Serving the great well being. Manitoba Museum of Finds Art: To promote finds by artists not normally seen in the mainstream. Nothing Moments Press: Artist made books. Palm d’Or Social Club: A group of artists doing events, publications, and films. Members include Mike Bouchet, Julien Bismuth, Sebastian Clough, Christian Jankowski, Lucas Ajemian, and Henrik Capetillo. Pasadena Museum of California Art:
Publications that explore the cultural dynamics and influences unique to California that have shaped and defined art in all media. Santa Monica Museum of Art: Publishes catalogues offering a unique perspective on contemporary art. 2nd Cannons: An artists’ book publisher and store dedicated to the use and distribution of the book and other mass-produced formats within current art practices. Smart Art Press: Eclectic and eccentric works by and about artists. Specific Object: Distinct works of value shown in an isolated context without the artifice of visual confusion in hopes of allowing these works, or objects, their own place, space and time. TamTam Books: Devoted to the purpose of reprinting lost masterpieces and presenting them to a large English speaking audience.
Fri, Feb. 6 from 6-8pm: Opening reception with music by T. Kelly Mason.
Sat, Feb. 7 at 1pm, join us for fun and refreshments at the Henry T. Hopkins Look-Alike Contest and Bake Sale.
Sun, Feb. 8 at 2pm, help celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Futurist Manifesto at The LOVE Press Story and a Futurist Birthday Party, presented by the Manitoba Museum of Finds Art. Cake will be served on a limited edition of 100 paper party plates as host George Herms tells the story of his art-and-poetry press.
Reception on Friday, February 6th, from 6–8 PM
Art Catalogues, MOCA Pacific Design Center
8687 Melrose Avenue G102 West Hollywood, CA 90069
Open 11am - 6pm on February 7th & 8th