Highlights from the Philadelphia Art Book Fair and First Friday
First Friday is always our favorite day of the month. Anna Marie Gibertini recaps the last one, which happened to include the Philadelphia Art Book Fair. -- Artblog editor

sponsored

On Friday, April 1, the Annex on Filbert brimmed with new works of art from local and visiting artists at the second annual Philadelphia Art Book Fair. Presented by the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center and the Print Center, the two-day fair featured quirky zines, niche periodicals, and sumptuous art and photography books for purchase.

Afterparty at Christine Neulieb's Spirits & Beasties at Indy Hall
Afterparty at Christine Neulieb’s Spirits & Beasties at Indy Hall

By early evening, First Friday was in full swing in Old City. Paintings, prints, and sculptural work at Indy Hall, Pii Gallery, and Rodger LaPelle delighted and inspired gallery-goers. Outside, there were a few street performers despite the torrential cloudburst earlier that day.

Check out Artblog’s coverage of the Art Book Fair and First Friday below. Keep up with artistic goings-on in Philadelphia by signing up for Artblog’s newsletters and by following Philly Artblog on Facebook, where upcoming events are announced.

Tags

art book fair, first friday, indy hall, philadelphia art book fair, philadelphia photo arts center, Pii Gallery, rodger lapelle, the print center

sponsored
sponsored

Moving Artblog Forward - Contribute Today!

Artblog is passionate about art.
If you are too, please help us in our
Annual Appeal Campaign!

Here’s how you can help.

Send this to a friend