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.
As part of a class project, taught by Margaret Carsello in the Spring of 2015 in the Department of Contemporary Practices, the students observed cultural and social signs and codes that uphold patriar... Read more
Book block is glued shut. A stack of 63 printed cards is inserted into die-cut middle section and covered by plastic. Photography on these cards is divided into three parts: life, death and man-made.... Read more
Created by Visionaire in collaboration with Tiffany & Co., this issue is comprised of a vintage hardbound romance novel, altered by various artists with inserts and found objects all related to th... Read more
Artist's book.; Title from front page of folio in bag pocket.; 150 copies.; Bag contains rubber sheet (24 x 36 cm.) pierced with 9 circular holes in graduated sizes (.3 - 2.5 cm.). Clear plastic... Read more
The artist rebound a copy of Morris Dees and James Corcoran's Gathering storm: America's militia threat, which details the rise of hate-group militias in the United States.; Camouflage leath... Read more
The artist rebound a copy of Walter K. Olson's The Litigation Explosion: What Happened When America Unleashed the Lawsuit, providing for jury trials in civil cases over $20.; The spine of the bin... Read more
The artist rebinds a copy of novel length poem by Mitch Cullin, a story of a Sheriff in Texas who is judge, jury and executioner.; The book bound in khaki with 9 mm bullet holes shot through the cover... Read more