The Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection (JFABC) digital library is an online guide and finding aid for the rich collection of artists’ publications available in Flaxman Library Special Collections. The JFABC brings together close to ten thousand artists’ publications in all formats and media including: books, zines, multiples, video and audio recordings, digital works, periodicals, and other intimate works of art created by artists of local, national, and international significance. Focusing on materials published from the 1960s to the present, it is complemented by collections of reference works and exhibition catalogues to support in-depth research on artists’ publishing.
A book about two men who went missing in southwest Iceland, the biggest and most controversial murder investigation in the country's history, with the highest levels of political power drawn into... Read more
Published to coincide with an exhibition held at Museum Ludwig. The artist pairs pictures side by side referring her photographs on the one hand to everyday life situations, on the other hand to surre... Read more
Manga, anime and the traditional world of the Geisha and Samurai collide in a unique collection of drawings, photographs and screenprints. Signed and numbered. The library has copy no. 73 in an editio... Read more
A collaboration between the poet Michael Blackburn and book artist, Les Bicknell. Part of the exhibition "The Ordinary Made Extraordinary, at Essex University in February 1994. Originally titled... Read more
"Reproduction of a wartime photo album inherited by artist Michael Snow from his aunt Dimple F. Snow (1896-1978) who created it during and after the First World War (1913-1921). Dimple's two... Read more
"Shut Up Truth is a document of artist Michael Schmelling's friendship with James Holloway, a Texas native and union projectionist. The project began in 1996, when Schmelling met Holloway at... Read more