Printed Matter, Inc. - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Printed Matter, Inc.. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for “Something Unusual is Happening” Exhibition

    “Something Unusual is Happening” Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Drawing - Prints - Other
    • 2017-06-30 - 2017-07-31

    Printed Matter opens a new group exhibition, Something Unusual is Happening: Experimental Comics and the Art of Visual Narrative, featuring an array of comics, zines, posters, and prints, as well as original...More »

  • poster for “The John Dowd Fan Club” Exhibition

    “The John Dowd Fan Club” Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration - Installation
    • 2017-04-21 - 2017-05-20

    The John Dowd Fan Club, an exhibition of self-published serial publications and ephemera by late New Yorker John Dowd, a key (if often overlooked) figure in the correspondence art movement of the early...More »

  • poster for “The Schizophrenic Bomb: Richard Tyler and the Uranian Press” Exhibition

    “The Schizophrenic Bomb: Richard Tyler and the Uranian Press” Exhibition

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    • Media: Illustration
    • 2017-03-10 - 2017-04-16

    Printed Matter presents The Schizophrenic Bomb: Richard Tyler and the Uranian Press, the first extensive survey of published work from artist and printmaker Richard Oviet Tyler (1926-1983). In collaboration...More »

  • poster for “Available to Everyone: Robert Jacks and Printed Matter” Exhibition

    “Available to Everyone: Robert Jacks and Printed Matter” Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Installation
    • 2016-09-10 - 2016-10-24

    Curated by Peter Anderson and Printed Matter Printed Matter presented Available to Everyone: Robert Jacks and Printed Matter, curated by Peter Anderson. The exhibition presents two connected bodies...More »

  • poster for “A More Store & A Book About Colab (and Related Activities)” Exhibition

    “A More Store & A Book About Colab (and Related Activities)” Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Prints - Other
    • 2016-04-15 - 2016-05-15

    To celebrate the launch of A Book About Colab (And Related Activities), Printed Matter presents a restaging of The A. More Store, a Colab-sponsored artists’ outlet for low-priced multiples. The selling...More »

  • poster for Noah Lyon “Indecipherable Nonsense: Zines and Works on Paper”

    Noah Lyon “Indecipherable Nonsense: Zines and Works on Paper”

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    • Media: Painting - Media Arts
    • 2015-03-19 - 2015-04-18

    Printed Matter presents the exhibition Indecipherable Nonsense, featuring a a broad selection of zines, artists’ books, prints, and newly created works on paper by Noah Lyon. Over the last two decades...More »

  • poster for “Japanese Young Artists’ Books Fair – 9th Annual exhibition”

    “Japanese Young Artists’ Books Fair – 9th Annual exhibition”

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    • Media: Media Arts
    • 2015-02-27 - 2015-03-09

    Printed Matter hosts the JAPANESE YOUNG ARTISTS BOOKS FAIR, the 9th annual book fair of contemporary artists’ books put on by PEPPER’S PROJECT, a Tokyo-based gallery and art project. The fair brings...More »

  • poster for “Ray Johnson and Friends” Exhibition

    “Ray Johnson and Friends” Exhibition

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    • Media: Graphics - Other
    • 2014-10-15 - 2014-11-15

    Printed Matter presents Ray Johnson and Friends: Exhibition Posters and Ephemera from the Collections of William Wilson and the Estate of Ray Johnson, a selection of rare posters and ephemera from the...More »

  • poster for Dorothy Iannone “Artists’ Books of Dorothy Iannone”

    Dorothy Iannone “Artists’ Books of Dorothy Iannone”

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    • Media: Media Arts
    • 2014-10-10 - 2014-11-15

    Dorothy Iannone, a story-teller and self-taught artist, has been making vibrantly subversive work for over 5 decades. The American-born, Berlin-based artist is known for her colorful, whimsical depictions...More »

  • poster for Athena Tacha Exhibition

    Athena Tacha Exhibition

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    • Media: Media Arts
    • 2014-03-24 - 2014-04-19

    Printed Matter presents an exhibition of artists’ books by Athena Tacha. The presentation features the complete run of publications by the artist, including long out-of-stock titles new to Printed Matter...More »

  • poster for E.B. Itso “In Between Spaces”

    E.B. Itso “In Between Spaces”

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2014-03-15 - 2014-04-12

    Printed Matter presents IN BETWEEN SPACES, the first solo show in the US by Danish artist E.B. Itso. The exhibition presents more than 40 titles produced by the artist over the last decade, including self-published...More »

  • poster for “Japanese Young Artists’” Books Fair

    “Japanese Young Artists’” Books Fair

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    • Media: Photography - Prints
    • 2014-02-27 - 2014-03-11

    Printed Matter hosts the JAPANESE YOUNG ARTISTS BOOKS FAIR, the 8th annual book fair of contemporary artists’ books put on by PEPPER’S PROJECT, a Tokyo-based gallery and art project. The fair includes...More »

  • poster for “Books and Multiples by James Prez” Exhibition

    “Books and Multiples by James Prez” Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Prints
    • 2014-02-10 - 2014-03-01

    A new display of books and multiples by photographer, bookmaker and miniaturist James Prez, a prolific New York City based artist who has been making books for 25 years (and working with Printed Matter...More »

  • poster for fierce pussy “For the Record Exhibition”

    fierce pussy “For the Record Exhibition”

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Prints
    • 2013-11-23 - 2013-12-13

    The exhibition features a series of broadsides which mourn the loss of friends, family, artists and activists during the AIDS crisis, and engages in a dialogue about the erasure of personal and collective...More »

  • poster for “NOTHING IS NOT READY: The Artists’ Books of Peter Schumann and the Bread and Puppet Press 1963 – 2013” Exhibition

    “NOTHING IS NOT READY: The Artists’ Books of Peter Schumann and the Bread and Puppet Press 1963 – 2013” Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2013-11-02 - 2013-11-30

    Printed Matter presents the exhibit NOTHING IS NOT READY: The Artists’ Books of Peter Schumann and the Bread and Puppet Press 1963 – 2013. Founded by Peter Schumann in 1963 on New York’s Lower East...More »

  • poster for “NFS & Tanam Press: 1970s / 1980s” Exhibition

    “NFS & Tanam Press: 1970s / 1980s” Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Other
    • 2013-05-17 - 2013-06-29

    Printed Matter presents an exhibition of artists’ books from NFS Press, San Francisco, and Tanam Press, New York. The show is co-organized with artist Peter d’Agostino, who worked closely with both presses...More »

  • poster for "Let’s Talk About Love, Baby" Exhibition

    "Let’s Talk About Love, Baby" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2013-02-14 - 2013-03-14

    Can an object of affection take the form of a book? Join Printed Matter this Valentines Day as we leaf through the Love Library, a collection of 200+ books in the traveling exhibition Let’s Talk About...More »

  • poster for "HELP/LESS" Exhibition

    "HELP/LESS" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Prints - Installation - Other
    • 2012-07-14 - 2012-09-29

    Curated by Chris Habib. The store-wide show includes over 200 works that explore the fluidity of authorship in artists' books and multiples. Including original artworks, book objects, prints and a tremendous...More »

  • poster for Garry Neill Kennedy Exhibition

    Garry Neill Kennedy Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Other
    • 2012-04-12 - 2012-05-30

    Printed Matter is proud to present an extensive exhibit of artist books by Canadian pioneering conceptual artist, Garry Neill Kennedy, who from 1967 to 1990 was also the President of the Nova Scotia College...More »

  • poster for "Publications by Maurizio Cattelan from Three Star Books" Exhibition

    "Publications by Maurizio Cattelan from Three Star Books" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2012-01-26 - 2012-02-11

    Printed Matter presents an exhibition featuring a new set of publications by Maurizio Cattelan from Three Star Books. Conceived as artworks in the spirit of Duchamp’s Boîte-en-valise, the large format...More »

  • poster for "A Show about Colab (and Related Activities)" Exhibition

    "A Show about Colab (and Related Activities)" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Prints - Film - Video installation
    • 2011-10-15 - 2011-11-30

    Printed Matter, Inc. is pleased to announce the exhibition A Show about Colab (and Related Activities), which runs from October 15 through November 30, 2011. This overarching survey will present a wide...More »

  • poster for Rick Myers "Books and prints + Obstructed drawings" Exhibition

    Rick Myers "Books and prints + Obstructed drawings" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Prints - Other
    • 2011-09-17 - 2011-10-08

    The show features a wide selection of artists’ books along with his notes & workings, and a newly created video piece. The occasion also marks the launch of a new deluxe portfolio by Myers. Myers’...More »

  • poster for Jimmy De Sana "101 Nudes and Other Works"

    Jimmy De Sana "101 Nudes and Other Works"

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    • Media: Photography - Prints - Other
    • 2011-08-02 - 2011-08-31

    A collection of work from proto-punk artist and photographer Jimmy De Sana. Featuring his rarely exhibited “101 Nudes” portfolio alongside original Polaroids, a hand-collaged scrapbook, and out-of-print...More »

  • poster for Hans Eijkelboom "New York by Numbers"

    Hans Eijkelboom "New York by Numbers"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2011-04-06 - 2011-04-30

    "New York By Numbers" was created by Eijkelboom over a three week period in May of 2010. The series of images represent a kind of artistic-anthropological study, a meticulous effort to find and photograph...More »

  • poster for Jesse Hlebo "Still, Life Pt.2: Fabricated Authenticity"

    Jesse Hlebo "Still, Life Pt.2: Fabricated Authenticity"

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    • Media: Prints - Other - Sculpture
    • 2011-03-03 - 2011-04-02

    This exhibition of original and newly created artworks echoes many of Hlebo’s concerns as a maker of artists’ books, which he produces under his publishing initiative Swill Children. Exploring questions...More »

  • poster for "Vince Aletti" Launch Party and Signing

    "Vince Aletti" Launch Party and Signing

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    • Media: Prints - Other - Media Arts
    • 2010-09-18 - 2010-09-18

    Printed Matter is pleased to host a launch and signing for Vince Aletti, the new eponymously titled zine by critic and curator Vince Aletti. Compiled from the author’s personal trove, this collection of...More »

  • poster for Pam Butler "The Good Girl Book" Book Launch and Signing

    Pam Butler "The Good Girl Book" Book Launch and Signing

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    • Media: Art Party
    • 2010-06-26 - 2010-06-26

    Using the "girlish" perspective that Butler developed in her street poster "Good Girl Project", "The Good Girl Book" constructs a relentless, ironic and humorous critique of the fears and fantasies that...More »

  • poster for "100% Biz, LLC Double Book Launch: The Nightmare Doesn't Care & Nathan Whipple" Reading and Book Signing

    "100% Biz, LLC Double Book Launch: The Nightmare Doesn't Care & Nathan Whipple" Reading and Book Signing

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    • Media: Art Party
    • 2010-06-19 - 2010-06-19

    Printed Matter, Inc. is pleased to host the launch of the 2 latest publications by 100% Biz, LLC: "The Nightmare Doesn't Care" by Lindsay Beebe and "Nathan Whipple" by Nathan Whipple. Please join the artists...More »

  • poster for "Avalanche 1970-1976: Facsimile Edition" Release Launch

    "Avalanche 1970-1976: Facsimile Edition" Release Launch

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    • Media: Art Party
    • 2010-05-22 - 2010-05-22

    Avalanche magazine was founded by Willoughby Sharp and Liza Béar shortly after they met in 1968. At the time, Sharp was a New York-based art historian and independent curator and Béar an underground magazine...More »

  • poster for "Shifter 16: Pluripotential" Issue Launch

    "Shifter 16: Pluripotential" Issue Launch

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    • Media: Art Party
    • 2010-04-24 - 2010-04-24

    Shifter’s 16th issue, titled “Pluripotential”, presents scores, scripts, instructions, critical essays and more. Its title invokes a term that describes the innate ability of stem-cells to differentiate...More »

  • poster for "Hungry Man, Reach for the Book. It is a Weapon!" Exhibition

    "Hungry Man, Reach for the Book. It is a Weapon!" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Other
    • 2010-04-10 - 2010-05-22

    Hungry Man, Reach for the Book. It is a Weapon! repeats the socialist mantra that glorifies education as a condition of emancipation, and that found its well-deserved poetic form in Brecht's famous poem. The...More »

  • poster for Bill Jacobson "A Series of Human Decisions" Book Launch

    Bill Jacobson "A Series of Human Decisions" Book Launch

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    • Media: Art Party
    • 2010-03-20 - 2010-03-20

    Printed Matter is pleased to announce a book launch and signing for Bill Jacobson's "A Series of Human Decisions." Bill Jacobson is widely known for his out of focus photographs which suggest the temporality...More »

  • poster for "Megawords" Exhibition

    "Megawords" Exhibition

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    • Media: Other - Product
    • 2010-03-05 - 2010-04-03

    Taking its primary appearance as a magazine, Megawords has also expanded beyond the page to include a weekly internet radio show, events and performances, and a temporary storefront project space. This...More »

  • poster for "Kidnapping Mountains and Love Me, Love Me Not: Changed Names" Slavs and Tatars

    "Kidnapping Mountains and Love Me, Love Me Not: Changed Names" Slavs and Tatars

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    • Media: Other - Art Party
    • 2010-02-25 - 2010-02-25

    Recently published by Onestar Press as part of their ongoing artists' book series, "Love Me, Love Me Not: Changed Names" uses textual diagrams to investigate the nominal tug-of-wars enacted over cities...More »

  • poster for "Fourth Annual Japanese Young Artists’ Book Fair" Exhibition

    "Fourth Annual Japanese Young Artists’ Book Fair" Exhibition

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    • Media: Installation - Other
    • 2010-02-21 - 2010-03-07

    Printed Matter, Inc. is pleased to announce its participation in the fourth annual Japanese Young Artists’ Book Fair, which takes place at various sites throughout New York City. Sponsored by Tokyo-based...More »

  • poster for "2-UP Collaborative Poster Project" Launch Party

    "2-UP Collaborative Poster Project" Launch Party

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    • Media: Art Party
    • 2010-02-20 - 2010-02-20

    Printed Matter is pleased to announce a launch party for 2-UP, a new collaborative poster project. Over the course of the next year, 2-UP will release a new double-sided poster each month. The first...More »

  • poster for Matthias Herrmann "Toscana 3" Book Launch

    Matthias Herrmann "Toscana 3" Book Launch

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    • Media: Drawing - Photography - Art Party
    • 2009-12-05 - 2009-12-05

    Printed Matter is pleased to announce a book launch for Matthias Herrmann’s latest book, "Toscana 3," the third in a series produced especially for Printed Matter. Herrmann's most recent publication presents...More »

  • poster for Alison Knowles "Plah Plah Pli Plah" Book Launch and Performance

    Alison Knowles "Plah Plah Pli Plah" Book Launch and Performance

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    • Media: Art Party - Performance Art
    • 2009-11-06 - 2009-11-06

    Published by Sara Ranchouse Publishing, "Plah Plah Pli Plah" documents the sounds, performance and material of Knowles’ handmade paper and dried bean instrument “Bean Turners.” It includes scores transcriptions...More »

  • poster for "THE THING Issue 7 by Jonathan Lethem" Launch Party

    "THE THING Issue 7 by Jonathan Lethem" Launch Party

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    • Media: Product - Fashion
    • 2009-09-15 - 2009-09-15

    Printed Matter is pleased to announce an issue launch and signing for THE THING Quarterly, issue 7 by Jonathan Lethem. The issue, which is titled “Chaldron Optical System,” consists of a clam-shell case,...More »

  • poster for "One Size Fits All: Artists’ T-Shirt Summer Blow Out!" Event

    "One Size Fits All: Artists’ T-Shirt Summer Blow Out!" Event

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    • Media: Furniture - Performance Art
    • 2009-08-08 - 2009-08-08

    Printed Matter Inc. is pleased to announce our fourth annual One Size Fits All: Artists’ T-Shirt Summer Blow Out! Opening at 11 AM, our store will be dressed head to toe in experimental, political, and...More »

  • poster for "The Best by Rachel Domm" Book Launch

    "The Best by Rachel Domm" Book Launch

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    • Media: Art Party
    • 2009-07-23 - 2009-07-23

    Printed Matter is pleased to announce the launch for Brooklyn-based press Editions and its premier publication, "The Best" by artist Rachel Domm. "The Best" is a collection of surreal abstractions comprised...More »

  • poster for Michael Snow "2 Radio Solos" Double CD Launch and Signing

    Michael Snow "2 Radio Solos" Double CD Launch and Signing

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    • Media: Art Party
    • 2009-05-23 - 2009-05-23

    Printed Matter is pleased to announce a double launch for Michael Snow’s 2 Radio Solos, a CD reissue of the artist’s sound art classic, originally issued on cassette in 1989, and "Five A's, Two C's, One...More »

  • poster for "Japanese Young Artists’ Book Fair" Exhibition

    "Japanese Young Artists’ Book Fair" Exhibition

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    • Media: Other
    • 2009-02-15 - 2009-03-08

    The 3rd Annual Japanese Young Artists’ Book Fair takes place at various sites throughout New York City. Sponsored by Tokyo-based gallery Pepper’s Projects, the Fair features a wide range of handmade books...More »

  • poster for Launch Party "Pinups"

    Launch Party "Pinups"

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    • Media: Art Party
    • 2009-01-24 - 2009-01-24

    Printed Matter is pleased to announce a launch for Issue 8 of "PINUPS," an ongoing artist's publication playing on the historical centerfold practice of nudie magazines by making the centerfold the sole...More »

  • poster for Critical Art Ensemble Exhibition

    Critical Art Ensemble Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints - Other
    • 2009-01-17 - 2009-02-28

    Printed Matter announces an exhibition with the artists’ group Critical Art Ensemble. The exhibition will feature posters, books, pamphlets, and other printed matter drawn from two decades of Critical...More »

  • poster for "With Love From Haha: Essays and Notes on a Collective Practice" Book Launch

    "With Love From Haha: Essays and Notes on a Collective Practice" Book Launch

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    • Media: Art Party
    • 2008-12-18 - 2008-12-18

    Printed Matter, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of With Love From Haha, a publication documenting the 20-year history of the artists’ collective Haha. Since its inception in 1988, the art collective...More »

  • poster for Paul Zelevansky "24 IDEAS ABOUT PICTURES" Book Launch

    Paul Zelevansky "24 IDEAS ABOUT PICTURES" Book Launch

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    • Media: Art Party
    • 2008-12-13 - 2008-12-13

    While many books on visual culture have considered the educational, economic and social effects of print and electronic media, very few have drawn the reader inside the dynamic process of reading and interpreting...More »

  • poster for "WFMU Art Benefit" Exhibition

    "WFMU Art Benefit" Exhibition

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    • Media: Drawing - Prints - Other
    • 2008-12-06 - 2008-12-13

    In 2007, the FCC gave WFMU, New York City’s premier freeform radio station, permission to erect a much needed booster antenna in Manhattan. As any listener in Brooklyn or mid-town Manhattan can attest,...More »

  • poster for "there is xerox on the insides of your eyelids: Exhibition of Skater Zines from the 1980s" Exhibition

    "there is xerox on the insides of your eyelids: Exhibition of Skater Zines from the 1980s" Exhibition

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    • Media: Other
    • 2008-11-08 - 2008-11-22

    "xerox on the insides of your eyelids," a survey of the aesthetics and visual contribution of American underground skate culture zines in the 1980s, is curated by Rich Jacobs. Touching on youthful self-publishing...More »

  • poster for "The Collected Multiples" Cary S. Leibowitz

    "The Collected Multiples" Cary S. Leibowitz

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    • Media: Other - Product - Fashion - Other
    • 2008-05-28 - 2008-09-06

    The Collected Multiples of Cary S. Leibowitz is the first survey show focussing exclusively on the editions published by the New York based artist Cary S. Leibowitz/Candyass. Some pieces short of the “Complete...More »

  • poster for "Fierce pussy" Exhibition

    "Fierce pussy" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2008-04-05 - 2008-05-24

    Printed Matter, Inc. presents an exhibition featuring the work of fierce pussy, a collective comprised of a group of queer women committed to creating public art and performing direct action around issues...More »

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