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.
'Fast pass' is a collection of poems with the theme of city life, written by Barbara Luck. Collage covers encased in plastic by Susan Johanknecht. Library has no. 118 in an edition of 150, s... Read more
An irregularly issued publication produced at the Art Institute of Chicago by students in Sally Alatalo's Offset Productions Class. Each issue features works from different artists, also has diff... Read more
Created while in residence at the Museum of Modern Art in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, Pierre David created this skin tone color chart featuring the pigmentation on the backs of forty employees of MAM.... Read more
Concept and design by Stefan Gunnesch and Oliver Viehweg. "The pages of the book are made of perforated cards. An associative term or a fragment of a sentence has been collected during one year a... Read more
"In Concrete Poetry/Concrete Art, there are constructed, deviant-aesthetic, cognitive structures that can and should be exhibited next to each other." Info from acquisitions sheet.; Post can... Read more
Artists' book featuring documentation of an artists' talk and exhibition by Rirkrit Tiravanija.; Participants include Hans Ulrich Obrist, Rebecca Gordon Nesbitt, and others.; This publicatio... Read more
"A picture book of sepia-toned found photographs which have been humorously altered through the use of new captions, Everyone Van Gogh traces a fanciful scenario that begins with the discovery th... Read more