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.
Described as a “paper movie” by the author, this title tells the journey of a woman of magical powers, Larissa. Larissa’s journey deals with peace, the preservation of our global environment, and her... Read more
A thesis from the University of California, San Diego, distributed by Small Press Distribution.; A catalog, which "describe pieces I have done in both public and private arenas, and how the meani... Read more
"The series Sirague City came from that. Sirague City was the capital city of his internal world. If you turn Paris backward, Prague forward, take out the P and share the R and A—voila!—you have... Read more
Artist's book by Paul Semonin, aka Violet Ray. This book consists of altered advertisements against the war in Vietnam. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of original collages held at th... Read more
"Call It Sleep is the first visual work produced in the United States which makes use of the situationist technique of detournement - the devaluation and reuse of present and past cultural produc... Read more
Collected prose by Tom Raworth; illustrations by Frances Butler.; Dust jacket glued into place. The pages are made to look like logbook journal entries. Each page includes expansive black and white il... Read more