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.
This book presents a "hurricane list" of thoughts on the future, as told to and compiled by Hans Ulrich Obrist by artists and friends. Each spread shows the same image of the list, one right... Read more
Artist's books written and designed by Caroline Bergvall and Nick Thurston.; "With its simple and precise composition this pocketbook layers the tension between the technical history and the... Read more
A series of seven postcards, printed upon are somewhat clichéd, ironic thoughts, reminiscent of fortune cookie strips, along with a ghost image pertaining to the specific topic. The back side contains... Read more
"Published as a catalogue for Seth Price's 2008 exhibition at Friedrich Petzel Gallery, How to Disappear in America alludes to 1960s countercultural handbooks providing instructions for drop... Read more
"One act play between myself and I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art, 1971. [Text typewritten by hand] on Arches text wove, Canaletto Grana Grosso photo slipcover (16 x 13 cm.) and archival pigme... Read more
"Dialogues" is an examination of the text form of philosophical, rhetorical language. Includes text formed from dialogues on the nature of existence alongside landscape images. Published by... Read more
A series of aphorisms, compiled from the book "Albures y Refranes de Mexico," by Jorge MejÍa Prieto and edited by Panorama Editorial in 1985. Reproduced in Spanish and translated into Englis... Read more