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.
A oversize archival box, wrapped with faux fur, sprayed with Nasomatto Black Afgano perfume. "This work explores the ways the signifers of animality are used in human--animal self--fashion. The f... Read more
"Swatch booklet chronicling the rise and fall of the fur empire, where the typography and fur become more luxurious and then more generic, symbolizing the fall due to animal activism. The text of... Read more
"Of Simple Men: Operation - Maintenance - Parts is the machine manual as artist book, a critical component of the kinetic sculpture and performative installation pieces, Of Simple Men. The book a... Read more
Taste Our Voodoo documents the creative partnership between American songstress, poet, writer and actress Lydia Lunch and French experimental sound artist and turntablist Philippe Petit across a doubl... Read more
Reproductions of twelve tintype photographs inspired by the artist's home life. Images are inkjet printed, the text is LaserJet printed. End paper and cotton rag covers are handmade.; Library has... Read more
"This book embodies that country Ghana trying to reach out to the youth that have left and decided not to come back because of the conditions waiting for them back home. Ghana calls out to its yo... Read more
A short story about an American socialite in Paris, in need of a hat. The milliner provides her with a red ribbon.; The story card and ribbon are produced by the artist Christine Hill, as part of her... Read more