Category Archive: poetry

Letter Writing Fundraiser – Words With Love

On behalf of artist Cara Benedetto, Small Editions, and Blonde Art Books. In 2016, we asked 30 artists and writers to contribute a short text or illustration to Words With Love – a… Continue reading

Cold Open Verse @ Knockdown Center & Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair – MoMA I PS1

Cold Open Verse is a collaborative project Blonde Art Books and Poet Transmit (Victoria Keddie and Cat Tyc) for Knockdown Center, Queens, and Printed Matter’s 2016 New York Art Book Fair at MOMA/PS1.… Continue reading

BABZ FAIR 2016 – Bushwick Art Book & Zine Fair

The fourth annual BLONDE ART BOOKS – BABZ FAIR will feature new and recent publications by independent publishers, and individual artists and writers. Since 2012, Blonde Art Books has been dedicated to promoting… Continue reading

The Photo Poetics Reading Room

An important element of the exhibition Photo Poetics: An Anthology is the accompanying reading room. The show is curated by Jennifer Blessing, working with assistant curator Susan Thompson, and currently on view at… Continue reading

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library

First we have to say how we are continually inspired by this image of the library in Stony Island Art Bank in Chicago which opened this September. The Stony Island Arts Bank is… Continue reading

NYABF 2015 Haul share

We survived the 2015 New York Art Book Fair! In the past we have covered the fair (2012, 2013, 2014) but since this was our first year participating in the fair, we decided… Continue reading

BUSHWICK ART BOOK AND ZINE FAIR —– BABZ FAIR 2015

The third annual BLONDE ART BOOKS BABZ FAIR will feature new and recent publications by over 30 invited independent publishers, and individual artists and writers working in and around New York. Book launches,… Continue reading

“Every life is in many days, day after day…

…We walk through ourselves, meeting robbers, ghosts, giants, old men, young men, wives, widows, brothers-in-love. But always meeting ourselves.” ― James Joyce, Ulysses BLOOMSDAY @ Knockdown Center 52-19 Flushing Ave Maspeth, NY 11378… Continue reading

Baltimore, my love

We had a blast this weekend in Baltimore at Open Space‘s 6th Annual Publication and Multiples Fair (PMF). This year was the biggest fair yet with over 100 local and national publishers, artists,… Continue reading

Connect 4

1. With the launch of our bi-weekly NEWSLETTER we ask that those of you who follow our blog to subscribe to our newsletter HERE. 2. We post images, articles, and links to international… Continue reading

All I want for Christmas…

Do the write thing this holiday season. Share your passion for art and books with your loved ones. Here are some of our favorite publications from this year alongside links to some amazing… Continue reading

Preview: Live from the NY Art Book Fair

On the evening of Thursday September 25, Printed Matter opened the doors to its ninth annual NY Art Book Fair, hosted by MoMA PS1. This is THE go-to event of the year for… Continue reading

2014 Bushwick Art Book & Zine Fair

The second annual Bushwick Art Book & Zine Fair (BABZ Fair) took place during the weekend of June 20 – 22, 2014. BLONDE ART BOOKS invited artists, writers, independent publishers, and designers to… Continue reading

THIS WEEKEND LAUNCHES BOOKS

There are three really exciting book launches happening this weekend! First on Thursday, May 8, 6–9pm at MULHERIN + POLLARD I Could See Everything – An exhibition of new paintings and book by… Continue reading

Show your love… Holiday special!

Here are some books (and people) that we love – so show YOUR love. Be super & support independent publishing this holiday season. ——————- Shop Capricious — holiday deals include 40% OFF back… Continue reading

BABS @ #NYABF – Art Book Roadshow: Blonde Art Books 2013 Summer Tour

On SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 from 1:00-2:00pm Blonde Art Books will be presenting a program as part of The Classroom series at Printed Matter’s NYABF @ MoMA, PS1. Printed Matter, Inc. presents THE NY… Continue reading

Blonde Art Books in Chicago at the Hyde Park Art Center

On Thursday, July 18th 2013, Hyde Park Art Center hosted Blonde Art Books’ final event of our summer tour. In Chicago that evening, we were joined by Matthew Metzger of Shifter Magazine, Marc… Continue reading

Blonde Art Books at The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh

On Friday, June 28th, we teamed up with artist-run photobook gallery and project space, Spaces Corners and Encyclopedia Destructica, a community-based artist book publisher to present the fifth event as part of the… Continue reading

Blonde Art Books at Nudashank, Baltimore

On Thursday June 20, 2013, Nudashank, an artist run gallery founded by Alex Ebstein and Seth Adelsberger and located in the H & H Building in Baltimore, MD, hosted Blonde Art Books for a… Continue reading

BABZ Fair – Bushwick Art Book & Zine Fair

Join us in celebrating the print culture community based in and around Bushwick with Bushwick Art Book & Zine Fair (BABZ Fair) taking place during the weekend of Bushwick Open Studios, (May 31… Continue reading

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