This weekend The Museum of Everything re-emerges in midtown Manhattan at the Outsider Art Fair at 7 West 34th Street (by 5th Avenue), NY 10001. The Outsider Art Fair is a funny old place, filled with all sort of bits of pieces, many of them loved by us here at the museum. There amongst the self-taught artists and vernacular woodcarvers you will find The Shop of Everything offering crayzee discounts on assorted merchandise including our delicious four volume series, The Books of Everything, and the chicest of ladieswear designed by Clements Ribeiro. From the 19th to the 29th January 2012, the fabulous M.O.E. institution & its entourage shall be visiting its chilly East Coast Cousins, bringing with it all manner of memorabilia for the delight of everyone. An art world sensation since 2009, The Museum of Everything is one of Europe’s most dynamic new museums. It has introduced critics and the public alike to untrained, unintentional and unexhibited artists from around the globe.
The invasion will include talks, screenings, debates, tea-dances, there’s no end to it all. At the same time the Book of Everything will be available for the first time in the colonies, The Books of Everything are a limited edition four volume series featuring full colour plates of our earth-shattering exhibits – with erudite, emotional & esoteric essays from the likes of Maurizio Cattelan, Cindy Sherman, Ed Ruscha, Nick Cave, Grayson Perry, Sir Ken Robinson, Damien Hirst, Thelma Golden, David Byrne, John Baldessari, Christian Boltanski & many many many more.The Books of Everything are available for all Americans to acquire at the Metro Art Show NYC from 19th to 22nd January 2012 – right there in the heart of New York City! Fair attendees get a we-must-be-crazy 10% discount & if you buy more than two of our lovely bibles, you get – absolutely free – a catalogue of Exhibition #1 & a Pulitzer Prize Winning tote bag.
Founder of The Museum of Everything, James Brett, will host the US launch of The Books of Everything with a riveting talk about the museum’s history, followed by a Q+A & a book signing.The book launch will occur on Saturday 21st January at 4:00pm on the dot at the Metro Art Fair. Come early to beat the rush, although it may just be the rush of wind.