Chelsea

231 Eleventh Ave.

New York, NY 10001

Contact Info

212-925-0325

Hours:


Mon - Wed 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Thurs - Fri 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Sat 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM


Printed Matter

Upcoming Events

Reading

"Not here, a queer anthology of loneliness"


Past Events

Exhibition

Talk

Book Talk – Poetic Computation: Reader


Reading

Andrea Mastrovito: NYDracula and NYsferatu


Talk

"Fear Indexing The X-Files: Nora Khan and Steven Warwick"


Reading

"Julia Bryan-Wilson: Fray" – Book Launch and Reading


Talk

"Kiki Kogelnik: Inner Life" – Book Launch and Discussion


Reading

Exhibition

Editor's Pick

NY Art Book Fair 2017

On View September 22, 2017 - September 24, 2017


Reading

MATTHIAS HERRMANN: A-Z – Book Signing at NY Art Book Fair


Reading

Francisca Silva: «25 Memoranden» – Book Launch



Talk

Eric Timothy Carlson: NYPLPCETC 01-04 – Talk and Book Launch


Reading

Paradigm Publishing – Book launch and Conversation


Performance

Michael Marcelle: Kokomo – Book launch


Talk

ON EARTH – Conversation with Manuela and Thiago Eichner


Reading

"Atmospheric Meditations. Before Present (338 U-710 U)"


Talk

Atmospheric Meditations. Before Present (338 U-710 U)


Reading

BOMB Magazine – Summer Issue Launch


Performance

Summer Clearance Sale – Kick-Off Party


Reading

Reading

‘As Soft As Velvet, As Rough As Grit’


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

"Something Unusual is Happening"

On View June 30, 2017 - July 31, 2017


Reading

"Land of Smiles" by Chris Mottalini – Book launch


Reading

Sam Contis – Deep Springs – Book signing


Reading

At the Lightning Field – A reading by Laura Raicovich


Screening

"Collection/ Correction" by Andrew James Paterson


Reading

Girls Like Us launch event


Reading

EXQUISITE CORPS By Philip Iosca


Exhibition

Sally Alatalo

On View May 25, 2017 - June 24, 2017


Reading

STRAIGHT TO HELL editions launch


Reading

unbag 1, Spring 2017: Metis – Launch Party


Reading


Screening

"Nine Eyes," by Jon Rafman – book launch and screening


Reading

Sam Falls


Exhibition

"The John Dowd Fan Club"

On View April 21, 2017 - May 20, 2017


Talk

Páteř by Jan Novák – A presentation


Reading

Right Now by Robin Cameron – launch and signing


Reading

Event Now Ends Now, by Peter H. Barnett


Talk

The Cell Tree – a conversation on tree communication



Reading

The Heavy Collective, Vol II – Issue Launch


Exhibition

The Schizophrenic Bomb: Richard Tyler and the Uranian Press

On View March 10, 2017 - April 16, 2017


Reading

An evening with Hesse Press


Exhibition

Japanese Young Artists’ Book Fair – 11th Annual Exhibition

On View February 23, 2017 - March 06, 2017


Reading

Black & White Studies by Sheryl Oppenheim and Janelle Poe


Reading

BOMB Winter Issue launch with Roe Ethridge


Reading

Depero Futurista: The Bolted Book


Reading

Never Sit – Issue 10 Zine Launch


Reading

Auto Body Book Launch



Performance

Book Launch for "V_NV 1620 by Tarwuk"


Performance


Exhibition

"Politics Neither Begins Nor Ends with Elections"

On View December 08, 2016 - January 14, 2017


Reading

Book Launch for "Rivington School: 80s New York Underground"


Exhibition

"GIFTLAND X : @POCALPY$E"

On View December 03, 2016 - January 14, 2017


Talk

The 3D Additivist Cookbook


Performance

Eli Keszler – Last Signs of Speed


Exhibition

"abC – Art Book in China"

On View November 27, 2016 - December 26, 2016


Reading

299 792 458 m/s – Issue 1 Launch


Reading

Withdrawn: A Discourse


Performance

1 Year Anniversary Party!


Reading

A Space Program – Tom Sachs and Van Neistat


Reading

XTREME NOW – A lecture by Taraka Larson


Reading

One Sun, One Shadow by Shane Lavalette


Reading

Exhibition

TURN OVER A NEW LEAF – Window installation by Sabra Moore

On View October 31, 2016 - November 14, 2016


Exhibition

Reading Matters

On View October 29, 2016 - November 26, 2016


Reading

The Living Theatre Archive In A Box with Boo-Hooray


Reading

Hey Lady Issue 6 Launch



Reading

Form Informed by Maura Biava


Reading

Candida Cosmica Release Event – Candida Royalle & Patrick Cowley


Reading

Talk

Rosa Barba: The Color Out of Space - Book Launch & Conversation


Reading

Trapper Keeper 4 & PRECOG 2


Talk

Sam Gould and Mary Walling Blackburn


Talk

Available to Everyone


Talk

Peter Anderson on Robert Jacks


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Printed Matter's NY Art Book Fair 2016

On View September 15, 2016 - September 18, 2016


Exhibition

Available to Everyone: Robert Jacks and Printed Matter

On View September 10, 2016 - October 24, 2016


Reading

Pinups Issue 20 Launch


Reading

Swamp Yankee by Maggie Shannon – Book Launch



Performance

The Third Rail Poster Launch


Screening

Exhibition

Summer Warehouse Sale

On View July 18, 2016 - July 31, 2016


Performance

An evening with RATSTAR press



Reading

Puff! by Gabriel Pericàs – Book launch and reading


Exhibition

Realize Your Desires: Underground Press from the Library of Stefan Brecht

On View June 18, 2016 - July 31, 2016



Talk

NEWSPAPER – Newsprint release and talk


Performance

Use Value by Chang Yuchen


Screening

Screening

Editor's Pick

Film(s) from the San Francisco Underground – Film screening


Talk

Breadwoman and Other Tales


Reading

Exhibition

Inquiries, Statements, Listings

On View June 02, 2016 - June 24, 2016


Talk

Male Nudes – Anne-Marie Levine in conversation with Chris Carr


Talk


Exhibition

Can You Hear Me? Music Labels by Visual Artists


Reading

A A O UE by Keren Benbenisty Signing and launch


Exhibition

Tom Church – Exhibition of flyers and zines

On View May 13, 2016 - June 11, 2016


Reading

John Reed, Leah Umansky, & Sarah Gerard




Reading

Josephine Meckseper 10 minutes after – Book Launch & Signing


Reading

Mirrors by Eric Oglander – Published by TBW Books


Reading

Dead is Better – Alissa Bennett – Reading & Launch


Talk

COLAB TALKS – a group conversation with Colab


Reading

Abra: a Living Text Launch


Reading

Polly Apfelbaum: Deep Purple, Red Shoes


Reading

Mies [Muse]


Reading

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


Reading

Badlands Unlimited – KUNTALINI


Reading

Reading

Jared Bark: Photobooth Pieces – Book Signing


Reading

Reading

The Newsstand – Book Launch with 8ball Zines


Talk

Matt Keegan: Or – In conversation with Leslie Hewitt


Reading

Unfortunate Male by John Hanning – Reading


Exhibition

Ordinary Extraordinary

On View March 26, 2016 - April 11, 2016


Exhibition

…Perhaps They Were Periods of Peace

On View March 24, 2016 - April 16, 2016


Reading

New titles from Exile Books – Reading by Daniel Feinberg


Reading

The Art of Looking


Reading

Works On Art And Rectal Realism by Neke Carson


Reading

Reading

Unit by David Musgave


Reading

54 Nudes by Bradley Kerl


Exhibition

Young Japanese Artist Book Fair

On View February 26, 2016 - March 07, 2016


Talk

PARIS, LA, “Art Education”


Reading

BULLETINS OF THE SERVING LIBRARY #10 — TEST


Exhibition

The Rozz Tox Effect

On View February 19, 2016 - March 19, 2016


Reading

Stone’s Throw by David Deitcher


Reading

Words With Love Out Loud


Talk

Keep Abortion Legal


Exhibition

Punk and Hardcore Fliers and Ephemera


Reading

Erica Baum’s The Naked Eye


Performance

Juwelia: Paintings


Exhibition

Keep Abortion Legal

On View January 08, 2016 - January 30, 2016


Exhibition

PM Holiday Party


Reading

Mouthfeel Magazine Issue 2 launch


Performance

Teleplay, Part 1 by Catharine Maloney


Exhibition

BOOTLEG TSHIRT SHOW PART II


Reading

As the River Runs by Agnes Thor


Reading

Cheryl Donegan Zine Launch


Reading

Code—X : Paper, Ink, Pixel and Screen


Reading

Jack Pierson: Tomorrow’s Man 3


Reading

Barbara Bloom: Gifts


Talk

Natalie Czech — Flowers from Holland for Critics and Writers


Reading

Jacob Kassay: Standards, Surnames


Reading

Writing in Threads by Francesca Capone


Exhibition

Please Add To and Return To

On View October 27, 2015 - November 28, 2015


Performance

New World UNLTD issue #2


Exhibition

Paper Rad

On View October 15, 2015 - November 07, 2015


Exhibition

Printed Matter Opening Party


Talk

About Trees by Katie Holten




Talk

Beyond the Food Chain and the Fabulous


Talk

The complete Boabooks artists’ notepad by Izet Sheshivari


Talk

Future Forecasting


Talk

Messages to the Future People


Talk

The NEW Century of Artists’ Books


Talk

Love and Death in the Old South


Talk

STREETOPIA


Talk

SELF PUBLISH BE HAPPY: A DIY PHOTOBOOK MANUAL AND MANIFESTO


Talk

Panel Discussion on Jimmy DeSana


Talk

The Art of Movement Building


Talk

NON HUMAN ANIMAL PERSONS by Melanie Bonajo


Performance

Talk

Gay Semiotics, by Hal Fischer, in conversation with Tina Kukielski


Talk

untitled anonymous by Vince Aletti and Andrew Roth


Reading

New Lovers reading with Al Bedell, Lex Brown and Cara Benedetto


Performance

A Manual Presentation – Solution 263: Double Agent


Talk

Analog/Archive with Tammy Rae Carland


Talk

Poster Tribune Issue 5 launch


Talk

Statement and Counter-Statement: Notes on Experimental Jetset


Talk

ADJUNCT COMMUTER WEEKLY


Performance

Reading from Notes from the History of Ed-


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

The NY Art Book Fair

On View September 18, 2015 - September 20, 2015



Performance

Marking the Dispossessed by Danielle Aubert


Screening

Good 70s by Mike Mandel


Performance

Bottom of the Lake by Christian Patterson


Talk

Printing Book Covers On Our Dinner Table


Performance

Jack Early’s Life Story In Just Under 20 Minutes


Exhibition

Candace Hill

On View August 04, 2015 - August 31, 2015


Reading

Reading

Truth and Subterfuge


Talk

Exhibition

Printed Matter Moving Sale and Party

On View July 09, 2015 - July 31, 2015


Exhibition

Dennis Oppenheim’s PROJECTS, 1973 and other works on view

On View June 26, 2015 - July 16, 2015


Reading

BA. KU. By Anthony Tafuro – Launch and Signing


Exhibition

Recent Fundraising Editions

On View June 06, 2015 - June 20, 2015


Exhibition

Michalis Pichler

On View June 05, 2015 - July 03, 2015


Reading

Launch for White Rabbit by Kristin Oppenheim


Reading

PERFUME AREA Launch


Reading

Lizzi Bougatsos & Ruby Sky Stiler


Reading

One Language Traveller by FOS


Exhibition

Innovative Forms and Structures

On View May 14, 2015 - May 30, 2015


Exhibition

WE COULD START A WAR


Reading

Wuvable Oaf by Ed Luce



Performance

Michael Alan ‘alien’ and Tim ‘love’ Lee launch Old Life


Reading

Jade Walsh – Zine launch and performance


Reading

Rachel Domm – Window Diary



Reading

STRAIGHT TO HELL Issue #68 LAUNCH


Reading

BANG! launch & signing with PAPER WORK NYC


Talk

JIRAIYA at Printed Matter


Exhibition

Indecipherable Nonsense


Exhibition

Japanese Young Artists’ Books Fair

On View March 27, 2015 - March 09, 2015


Reading

Lynne Tillman & “What Gets Kept” Release Party & Reading


Talk

My Life as a Man – By Carmen Winant


Reading

Tex by Beau Rice


Talk

Here Comes Kitty: A Comic Opera


Reading

“No Service…”


Talk

Exhibition

Printed Matter Warehouse Sale

On View January 27, 2015 - January 30, 2015


Reading

F issue 2 – Book Launch


Reading

The Spring Press Edition Launch


Performance

Nuts! Fanzine issue 15 launch


Reading

Yer So Bad – Book Signing by Parra


Reading

New Gravity by Tony Matelli – Launch and Signing


Reading

Out of Order by Penelope Umbrico from RVB Books


Talk

Talk

DIWIF (DEMONIC INTERVENTIONS WITH IKEA FURNITURE


Reading

First Rate Second Hand 2015 – Calendar Launch


Exhibition

Linus Bill and Adrien Horni installation

On View December 04, 2014 - January 14, 2015


Reading

Pidgin 18 : ETHICS – Book Launch



Reading

Edgewise: A Picture of Cookie Mueller


Exhibition

RAY JOHNSON AND FRIENDS

On View October 15, 2014 - November 15, 2014


Reading

PERSONA – Edited by Melissa Gordon and Marina Vishmidt


Reading

Homemade by Quinn Tivey


Talk

An NY Art Book Fair conversation


Screening

PEE ON PRESIDENTS by Melanie Bonajo


Talk

Ray Johnson: Nothing vs. Nothing


Talk

Printed Web #2, with Paul Soulellis


Talk

David Evan Frantz, Marie Høeg meets Klara Lidén and FRANK


Talk

FUCKING POSTINTERNET PUBLISHING



Talk

David Reinfurt on Bruno Munari, circa 1962


Reading

Versions, by Max Stolkin


Talk

Sunday Classroom Sessions


Performance

Sunday Night Fever with Karl Holmqvist


Talk

Here and Now by Ishiuchi Miyako


Talk

How to Hack an Abstraction: Google Warhol


Reading

Deliverance


Reading

Visiting Heat Island with Isla Leaver-Yap


Reading

Yes, But Is It Edible? by Will Holder and Alex Waterman


Performance

Witches: A Group Portrait, Girls Against God Issue #2


Talk

Duets, no. 1: Stephen Andrews and Gregg Bordowitz in conversation


Performance

True Laurels Live


Reading

Album


Performance

13 Hour Dance Party – Martin Beck


Talk

Lives and Videotapes launch, with Jon Ippolito and Marit Paasche


Performance

The Innermost, by Kurt Johannessen


Talk

Mitre Marrows, by Pedro Gómez-Egaña


Talk

Mark von Schlegell, Ickles, Etc.


Performance

OHO and the Korean Avant-Garde Association by Ištvan Išt Huzjan



Talk

THE THING THE BOOK


Exhibition

Artists’ Books of Dorothy Iannone

On View September 25, 2014 - September 28, 2014


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

The NY Art Book Fair

On View September 25, 2014 - September 28, 2014


Performance

Performance as Publishing


Reading

Exhibition

Signing with Jonathan Ellery


Reading

12Midnight by Reza Aramesh


Talk

EAST VILLAGE EYE


Exhibition

Gay Goth Scene #3 by Raven and Bones


Reading

ACTUAL PERSON by Deanna Havas


Exhibition

Hustlers by Eve Fowler


Exhibition

Boys’ Shirts by Nick Kline

On View September 01, 2014 - September 12, 2014


Reading

Perish Plains vol 2 – Phil Woollam and Ryan Dodgson


Exhibition

Summer Warehouse Sale and Party! Up to 40% off July 24th – 31st

On View July 24, 2014 - July 31, 2014


Talk

The Social Life of Artistic Property


Exhibition

‘Pictures for Looking at’ – An installation by Jason Evans

On View July 23, 2014 - August 23, 2014


Performance

Tommy Flag Series & Recent Titles – By Harry Gassel


Performance

A Place You Can’t Find – by Liza Mandelup


Reading

F mag – Book Launch – Edited by Adam Marnie


Reading

Reading

‘Let me remember you as you were before you existed’


Performance

:) Face Vol. 1 by Justin Hunt Sloane and Rachel Day


Reading

Tourmaline – An artists’ novella – by Derek Stroup


Reading

MATTER – Published by Vandret Publications


Reading

Artist Slipmats – Mixed Media Recording



Reading

Duh Angel by R. Lyon & Jessie Stead


Reading

Marlo Pascual by Hassla Books


Performance

Reading

Reading

Three cookbooks from Robin Kahn and Kirby Gookin – Book Launch


Reading

Bound by Night by Elegance Bratton – Book Launch


Reading

Reading

Clod Magazine, Issue 26 – The Americana Edition Launch


Reading

Exhibition

Strange Paradise by Charlie Rubin


Reading

Trapper Keeper – Published by Mega Press – Book Launch


Performance

Breath Heart Skin by Doron Sadja


Exhibition

Athena Tacha

On View March 24, 2014 - April 19, 2014


Performance

True Laurels Vol 3 Issue Launch


Exhibition

IN BETWEEN SPACES

On View March 15, 2014 - April 12, 2014


Performance

NOISECONOMY


Reading

Mold: Pedestal – Publication Launch


Reading

Talk

Library of the Printed Web – Launch and Discussion


Exhibition

Japanese Young Artists’ Books Fair

On View February 27, 2014 - March 11, 2014


Reading

ISSUE LAUNCH: Another Pamphlet #06, Default!


Reading

QUEER ZINES 2 & QUEER ZINES boxed set


Reading

New Message by Futoshi Miyagi – Publication Launch


Performance

The History of All Hitherto Existing Society by Chang Yuchen


Exhibition

Books and Multiples by James Prez

On View February 10, 2014 - March 01, 2014


Performance

Revenge II by Blood Revenge


Reading

Launch for Body by Justin Sloane


Reading

Pinups No. 18 NY Launch


Reading

Launch for Notes: on Value


Exhibition

Editor's Pick

Signing with Lucas Blalock for Windows Mirrors Tabletops from Mörel Books


Exhibition

Launch for First Rate Second Hand Calendar


Exhibition

New Editions from Charlotte Dumas



Exhibition

Artists' Multiple Show


Exhibition

Pixel Stress By Anouk Kruithof


Exhibition

For the Record

On View November 23, 2013 - December 13, 2013


Performance

THINGS TO TELL YOUR LOVER


Talk

Launch for Packet by Chris Nosenzo


Reading

Lace Sick Bag by Joon Oluchi Lee


Exhibition

MANIFEST By Blake Little


Exhibition

NOTHING IS NOT READY:

On View November 02, 2013 - November 30, 2013


Performance

Book launch for SELF HELP by Michael Welsh


Exhibition

Drawings: Chris Martin


Exhibition

Shanks by Chen Chen & Kai Williams


Exhibition

Poser 1, 2, 3 and HOTAM Book launch


Performance

Peter Liversidge: Selected Proposals


Exhibition

Thought Process by Carroll Dunham


Exhibition

New titles from Hassla Books


Talk

Booktrek


Performance

Daniel Klag's Inner Earth / Cassette Release Party & Performance


Performance

Tallahasse Baby Saint Lou Volume 1 - Launch


Exhibition

Performance

Launch for NEUM by Eli Keszler


Exhibition

RUGS


Performance

Artists' Picnic with David Horvitz / Solo drums by Ches Smith


Exhibition

ONE DAY INNEN SHOP AT PRINTED MATTER


Reading

Girls Against God (G.A.G.) issue #1 launch


Performance

Launch for BEAUTY TODAY Second Base


Talk

An Encyclophilic Guide to The Plummet Machine


Exhibition

prvtdncr & bodega vendetta: House in Vermont


Talk

Book Launch with Michael Bell-Smith


Talk

Project Inc., Revisited By Paul McMahon


Exhibition

JAKE MCNULTY: UNTITLED (STATUES)


Reading

Talk

At The Same Time / Launch and Reception


Talk

Cosmic Mental Therapy launch with Noah Venezia


Exhibition

Exhibition

An Exhibition of Books and Posters

On View May 04, 2013 - May 25, 2013



Talk

Launch for Another Pamphlet No. 5, Symmetry


Performance

Pork Salad Press Launch for T7: I think I Scan


Talk

Launch for first issue of Making it


Reading

Jayson Scott Musson: BLACK LIKE ME Release Party!


Talk

On Bolus Head By Michael Carter and Brian Gromley


Talk

N. Dash Book Launch & Signing


Exhibition

Torrent

On View February 26, 2013 - March 16, 2013


Talk

New Observations Issue #129 Guest Edited by Joshua Selman


Exhibition

Let’s Talk About Love Baby

On View February 14, 2013 - March 14, 2013


Talk

Launch for Other People Think with Alfredo Jaar


Talk

Book Launch for 57 Cell by Gregory Kalliche


Talk

Panayiotis Terzis


Talk

Prison Landscapes by Elyse Emdur