Bookstore

Or Bookstore specializes in artists’ publishing. We carry a range of books and printed matter including editions, artists’ books, monographs, design publications, local publishing, criticism and theory and journals and magazines. Our titles come from Fillip, New Documents, Publication Studio, Sternberg Press, Tsunami Editions, Urbanomic, Motto Distribution and more.

Or Bookstore WintOr Book Sale!
Or Bookstore WintOr Book Sale!

November 21 — 27, 2020

Or Gallery is eager to announce the re-opening of our bookstore with a huuuuuge book sale! With a portion of proceeds going to Hogan’s Alley Society!

As you may already know, Or Bookstore aims to support independent artist publishing both locally and internationally. Our sale will focus on a... Read on

Or Gallery and Bookstore Response to COVID 19

In light of the developments around COVID 19 and current public policies encouraging social distancing, Or Gallery and Bookstore is closed to the public until further notice. This includes the cancellation of the opening reception and artist talk for Emplotment by Pao Houa Her. We hope that everyone continues to take precautions and show... Read on

New books galore!
New books galore!

Many new books have just arrived at Or Bookstore! Some of our newest titles include books of theory and criticism from Archive Books (Berlin), Antennae Arts in Society Series published by Valiz (Amsterdam), Jahresring Series published by Sternberg Press (Berlin), Goldsmiths (London) and MIT Press (Cambridge).

We are also excited to be stocking some... Read on

Holiday Sale 2019!
Holiday Sale 2019!

December 3 — 20, 2019

Or Bookstore’s annual holiday sale begins on December 3! This is the perfect time to get your holiday gift shopping done and view Anna Zett’s solo exhibition Hold On at our new location at 236 E Pender!

Buy one book and get 10% off! Buy two and get 15%... Read on

October Art Book Fairs
October Art Book Fairs

Look for Or Gallery at the Vancouver Art Book Fair and the 4/edition Toronto International Art Book Fair!

Vancouver Art Book Fair 2019

October 18 — 20, 201911AM-7PM Emily Carr University of Art and Design 520 E 1st Ave, Vancouver

Come visit the Or Gallery and Or Bookstore at the 2019 Vancouver Art Book Fair!... Read on

Review! Slade and Cranfield’s 12 Sun Songs LP(2009)
Review! Slade and Cranfield’s 12 Sun Songs LP(2009)

Kathy Slade and Brady Cranfield, 12 Sun Songs LP(2009) is published by Or Gallery and JRP|Ringier Kunstverlag AG, Zürich

This review was written by our SFU SCA summer intern, Cross Li. They are currently completing their BFA degree in Film Production and is exploring various areas in theatre, gallery installation, and film.

As a... Read on