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.
"Works in parallel to Muntadas exhibition Stadium. Just as the installation is open ended, the audio recording offers various interpretations on the subject by five composers/sound artists"-... Read more
Each postcard carries the name, age at death and means of death for the 62 children under age 14 killed in the Chicago metropolitan area in 1993. "It takes an entire community to murder a child -... Read more
"Silent Stories grew out of a series of realizations about myself as a first generation Filipino-American, a woman, and an artist. The piece was first presented at California Institute of the Art... Read more
For more than 3 years Bart Lodewijks (1972) was making drawings with blackboard chalk on the walls throughout a neighbourhood in the outskirts of Ghent called Moscou. Slowly, he became a known face in... Read more
A collaboration between radio journalist Ira Glass, cartoonist Chris Ware and cultural historian Tim Samuelson. Together they produced a 22-minute story, with sound by Glass and drawings by Ware. The... Read more
Two-part exhibition catalog features black and white photographs of Lertchaiprasert's work: 365 wooden sculptures of sitting Buddha figures based on 365 drawings that he made, one a day, in the y... Read more
On September 19, 2004, artist Alex Hartley discovered an island in the High Arctic. Seven years and one day later, it was sailed into international waters and declared a new nation, named "Nowher... Read more
Moore, Alan, 1951-, Miller, Marc, Lippard, Lucy R.
The book contains the history of a lower east side art gallery of the 1980s. The book was edited by Alan Moore and Marc Miller and contains black and white photographs and descriptions of various work... Read more