"Dear Friends and Colleagues,
I regret to announce that Printed Matter's 2018 LA Art Book Fair has been cancelled due to the unavailability of The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, the Fair's venue of the last five years, and the tragic and unexpected passing of our friend and Fair Curator Shannon Michael Cane.
Over the years, the LA Art Book Fair has grown to become one of the art publishing world's largest gatherings—a community-driven celebration of innovation and creativity, as well as a rich educational forum for engaging with all facets of art book publishing. We are greatly disappointed that we are unable to mount the Fair in 2018.
The LA Art Book Fair will definitely return in 2019 with renewed energy. Thank you for your understanding and support, and we hope to see you at our NY Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1 in the fall.