Reading Room

Join writers, editors and special guests for an exciting program of daily events

The Reading Room brings together the world's best arts and culture publications offering single issues, special editions and subscriptions to visitors and an exciting program of events hosted by publications including ARTnews, Artforum, Evenfrieze, Solar, W Magazine and more.

See full daily schedules:
Thursday (Preview Day)

Highlights from the program include:

At 12:30pm on Friday, ARTnews offers visitors the opportunity to meet the editors and a short conversation on the changing nature and pace of art journalism.

At 2:30pm on Friday, frieze magazine hosts a launch of Asad Raza's new book Home Show with a conversation between the artist and writer Andrew Durbin 

Join ArtMag by Deutsche Bank at 12:30pm on Saturday, to hear Rebecca Rose Cuomo and artist Andrea Galvani discuss his project The End and other works presented in the Deutsche Bank Wealth Management Lounge at the fair.


Andrea Galvani, The End [Action #1], 2013-2015

Andrea GalvaniThe End [Action #1], 2013-2015

From 2:30pm on Saturday, W Magazine will be creating custom blind contour portraits with artist Ian Sklarsky.


 Ian Sklarsky

 Ian Sklarsky

On Sunday at 2:30pm, Even editor Jason Farago and author of the recently released collection of short stories, Swimmer Among the Stars, Kanishk Tharoor discuss the importance of literature, both historic and contemporary, in the wake of today’s turbulent political and cultural climate.

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