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.
ConXion is a box set of ten artists' books compiled in an edition of 50. Individual books in the set include: Connection – a book of short comics and illustrations that "pieces together frag... Read more
Quadratic Studies is an LP and optical score by Michael Milano, produced for Threewalls' Community Supported Art (CSA) program in an edition of 40. The work includes one clear plexi 10" reco... Read more
Three handmade books encased in slip case with the title, "Coses Petites" die cut. Poems are accompanied by illustrations, all of it written and edited collaboratively by Anna Aguilar-Amat a... Read more
A collaboration between Shapiro and the security guards at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, in an effort to create a dialogue, and to encourage the guards to think of themselves as artists... Read more
Folded from a single sheet of paper, a format sometimes referred to as the magic pamphlet. In a series of eight black and white drawings, the artist depicts his face melting off until it is completely... Read more
A pair of earrings made from discarded aluminum cans, with an image of a box with a leaf and fruit on one side, and a quote on the other, reading "Life is more than clothes and food but a leaf co... Read more