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.
"In the following pages you will find different types of artistic works and conversations, including a series of conversations on individuals' various artistic, social and cultural practices... Read more
Highlights four female graffiti artists: Scotie (France), Mel1 (New York/California), HiFive (California), and Gloomy (Oklahoma/Maryland). Visuals are primarily work done by each artist paired with me... Read more
“Tem (meaning ‘to complete’ in Arabic) is part history, part make believe. Every culture has creation myths that explain how the world emerged. This story is one of the forgotten deities of the pre-Is... Read more
Edited by Kimi Hanauer, this anthology collects responses from inhabitants of Baltimore, MD, approaching art and activism and touching on subjects such as health, education, language, public space and... Read more
"Packaged inside a white envelope, on white pages, this book features nearly whited-out inverted images of churches, kitchen appliances, and unidentifiable shapes: a treatise on the absence of co... Read more
Hannum's dark, toner-saturated images appear in the first half of this collaboration with German artist, Alexander Binder, whose photographs comprise the second half of the publication. A DVD of... Read more