notePad: Holiday Pop-Up Books & More

By Peggy Roalf   Friday December 9, 2016

Saturday, December 10

Holiday Signing Extravaganza at Aperture Gallery, from 3 to 5 pm.
A holiday celebration featuring an all-day book sale and special book signings from artists.
From 3 to 4 pm:
The Cat Photographer with Walter Chandoha, New York with Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao, Home Around the World with Elliott Erwitt, Rescue Me with Richard Phibbs, Photographs and the limited edition artist book Range with Penelope Umbrico

From 4 to 5 pm:
Kids In Love with Olivia Bee, New York with Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao, Maske with Phyllis Galembo, Highway Kind and The Open Road with Justine Kurland, Manhattan Sunday and Touching Strangers with Richard Renaldi, La Calle with Alex Webb, On Street Photography and the Poetic Image with Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb

Opening Saturday, December 10:
Eli Durst | 2016 Portfolio Prize Winner, in the Bookstore Gallery, Info
The 2016 Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards Shortlist Exhibition, in the Conference Room, Info
Currently on view: Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques | Eden, in the main gallery, Info
Aperture Gallery and Bookstore, 547 West 27th Street, NY, NY Info  Above: © Eli Durst, from Asmara; below: © Richard Phibbs, Davey


Saturday-Sunday,, December 10-11

Fab Folk Fest celebrates the beauty and craftsmanship of art by the self-taught. Nine artisans will showcase their work and talk about their work and process.
American Folk Art Museum, 2 Lincoln Square [Columbus Avennue, 65th-66th Streets), NY, NY Info

Continuing through Saturday, December 17

Annual David Zwirner Books Holiday Pop-UP Bookstore, daily from 10am to 6 pm [closed Sunday].
Visit the annual Holiday Pop-Up Bookstore for special offers on recent publications, posters, zines, special editions, and Judd Foundation tote bags. Shop gifts from $5 to $120. A selection of works by Yutaka Sone will also be on view.
David Zwirner Books, 529 West 20th Street, NY, NY Info
Book Launch: Michael Fried | Promesse du Bonheur, Tuesday, December 13, 7 pm, at 192 Books. Info


Sunday, December 11

Winter Family Fair, 2-4:30 pm. Christmas Present | the Grand Falloons company leads visitors in a lively celebration of A Christmas Carol with characters including Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, the Ghosts of Christmas Past and Present, Charles Dickens, and many more. Art and craft workshops, performances and screenings of selections from Sesame Street and A Christmas Carol.
Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Avenue, NY, NY Info

© Ken Schles, Crowd Dispersing After Fireworks Display, 1983; limited edition photogravure

Saturday, December 17

Holiday Photography Book Fair, Print Sale, and artist Book signing at Howard Greenberg Gallery, from 11am to 5 pm.

From 1pm to 3pm artists John Loengard, Jeff Mermelstein, and Ken Schles will be in attendance.

Photography books by artists including Frédéric Brenner, Bill Burke, Edward Burtynsky, Bruce Davidson, William Gedney, Frank Gohlke, Dave Heath, Kenro Izu, Arthur Leipzig, James Karales, William Klein, Jessica Lange, Jungjin Lee, Saul Leiter, Leon Levinstein, Vivian Maier, Mary Ellen Mark, Joel Meyerowitz, Arnold Newman, Gordon Parks, Gilles Peress, Ken Schles, and Howard Greenberg Gallery exhibition catalogues will be on sale. Several signed publications will also be available. In addition, select publications will be offered at discounted prices.
Howard Greenberg Gallery, 41 East 57th Street, NY, NY Info

Currently on view: Edward Burtynsky Essential Elements 1981 – 2012 and Salt Pans 2016 (through December 31) presents an overview of Burtynsky’s work across four decades, including both iconic and previously unpublished images from his series Quarries, Oil and Water, as well as new large-scale photographs from his recent Salt Pans series made in India at a barren, salt-producing area in Gujarat.


Saturday, December 17

Jason Jaworski | Working Tables at bookdummypress, from 2 to 6 pm. In conjunction with the current BOOKDUMMIES exhibition Jason Jaworski will do an installation of what his studio looks like when working on a book, combined with a table of objects he use to make his books, dummies, along with objects from Haiti that he used while teaching kids bookmaking as well as some of their drawing and books they made together. All the proceeds from the sale of Jason's work will be donated to the Lide Foundation.
Many rare, out of print and self-published books are available in a section of the gallery that pays homage to A Photographer's Place. Info
bookdummypress, 34 Cooper Square, NY, NY Info