2015 New York Art Book Fair

Our picks from Printed Matter's tenth edition of the event at MoMA PS1

The 10th anniversary edition the New York Art Book Fair, hosted by Printed Matter at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, felt more focused and streamlined than ever, yet still featured over 370 booksellers, publishers, artists and institutions from 28 countries. We tagged along through the fair (check out our picks from last year’s edition here) with a private tour hosted by the International Center …

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From upbeat summer jams by Neon Indian and Samantha Urbani to darker downtempo tracks from Mr Twin Sister and newcomers NAKED, this week's look at music

NAKED: Bubble Experimental trio NAKED are based in Edinburgh but prefer to be free of any geographical labels—and the hypnotic, escapist tracks off their debut EP Youth Mode speak to a generation defined more by their time on the internet than the city they inhabit. The part-epileptic, part-dazed black-and-white music video for their song “Bubble” hints of modern life as tomorrow’s contemporary ruins. Reminiscent of …

Samantha Urbani: Uno Dos Tres

We’ve had one longstanding woman crush on Samantha Urbani, the free-spirited force of creativity behind Brooklyn quintet Friends and the sultry vocals you’ve heard on Blood Orange’s Cupid Deluxe. Thus the news that she might be working on a full-length solo album was more than welcome. Sample a taste with “Uno Dos Tres“—which is actually a Spanish translation of her track “1 2 3 4.” …