Highly regarded for his thoughtful exhibitions of historic and contemporary art & design publications, David Senior, Bibliographer, The Museum of Modern Art Library, will speak about contemporary artist publishing and its recent evolution. Why, for instance, do artists and designers still choose to make books, chapbooks, ephemera, newspapers, and records. What is the utility of such activities?

About the presenter

David Senior is responsible for developing the MoMA Library collection, including its artists’ books. He organizes a regular program of events for Printed Matter's New York Art Book Fair and the LA Art Book Fair called the Classroom. His writing has appeared in Frieze,Dot Dot Dot, Bulletins of the Serving Library, ART PAPERS, and C Magazine. From 2008–14, he edited an artist's book series through Printed Matter and the NYABF, which included publications with Dexter Sinister, David Horvitz, Emily Roysdon, Aaron Flint Jamison, James Hoff, and Eve Fowler.

Funded in part by the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Location

Washington Project for the Arts
2124 8th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Cost

FREE, but space is limited.

Dates

Friday, July 22, 6:30pm

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