Gathering over 300 publishers, galleries, bookstores, and artists; each with their own booth selling books directly to visitors; the sixth edition of THE TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR is the largest fair of it's kind in Asia; open to the public and free. For three days; an opportunity to experience the culture of local and international contemporary art book publishing. Including exhibitions, movie screenings, talks, events and the booths of professionals from book binding and printing industries. Exhibitions such as that of American artist and publisher Nicholas Gottlund who provided this year's fair visuals and a library of books by Danish contemporary artist Tal R.
THE TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR 2014
September 19, Friday 15:00-21:00 *Reception / Open for all
September 20, Saturday 12:00-20:00
September 21, Sunday 11:00-19:00
Venue: Kyoto University of Art and Design, Tohoku University of Art and Design GAIEN CAMPUS
1-7-15 Kita-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Art Work: Nicholas Gottlund
Created specifically for the TABF graphics this year is a set of prints by Nicholas Gottlund and are patterns created by hand, using antique decorative borders used in letterpress printing.