The Auckland Art Fair bookshop will feature a selection of the best art books from independent and major publishers, both international and Aotearoa-based.

Facilitated by Victoria McAdam, the store will include publications on art, photography, architecture, design, and art theory, as well as a selection of political and counterculture texts.

Alongside new publishing from New Zealand’s leading galleries, university presses, design studios, artists, and independent publishers, the 2021 bookshop will feature a selection of photo-books from the personal library of John B. Turner.

Turner is a key figure in the history of photography in New Zealand, having contributed to the field for over 5 decades as an editor, publisher, writer, educator, and photographer. He was highly influential on the development of contemporary New Zealand photography from the late 1960s through the 1980s as a community builder, helping to foster the careers of artists such as Anne Noble, Peter Peryer, and Glenn Busch. Turner was the founding editor of Photoforum, New Zealand’s pre-eminent photography periodical.

The Auckland Art Fair bookshop will stock titles from Govett-Brewster Art Gallery and Len Lye Centre, Adam Art Gallery Te Pātaka Toi, Artspace Aotearoa, Te Tuhi, Te Uru, St Paul St Publishing, Remote Photobooks, Index, Clouds Publishing, Bad News Books, Rim Books, Pātaka, and more, alongside a curated selection of titles from Verso – the largest independent, radical publishing house in the English-speaking world.

Visit the bookshop upstairs on the Mezzanine level of The Cloud at the Auckland Art Fair to purchase limited copies of the best art books on the market.

Opening Hours

  • VIP PREVIEW: Wednesday 24 February, 11am-5pm
  • OPENING NIGHT: Wednesday 24 February, 5pm-9pm
  • ART PARTY: Friday 26 February, 5-9pm
  • PUBLIC DAYS: Thursday 25 February, 11am-5pm
  • Friday 26 February, 11am-5pm
  • Saturday 27 February, 10am-5pm
  • Sunday 28 February, 10am-5pm


  • The Cloud
  • Queen's Wharf, 89 Quay Street
  • Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland, 1010