On Thursday and Friday I went to the first Chicago Art Book Fair, which is “dedicated to showcasing emerging directions and diverse legacies within small press arts publishing. The fair features an international group of over 100 arts publishers, small presses, book artists, comics artists, zinemakers and printmakers”.
Lainey Waugh: 3 prints with cutouts; here’s one:
Vice Versa Press: sublime dollar noose poster and “Don’t Text Him” coasters.
One of my new favorite posters is from Other Forms . I’ve long been fascinated by the role of variation in capitalism, but I didn’t know that there was an early typographic corollary.
I really like the style of Colpa and his “He’s on Fire” poster (presumably honoring NBA Jam):
And lastly, the Chicago Art Book Fair poster by Clay Hickson: