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 chronicles Japanther's music, performances as well as there long list of collaborators through collages, essays, artwork, photos and typography. Contributors include Dan Graham, S... Read more
“Tem (meaning ‘to complete’ in Arabic) is part history, part make believe. Every culture has creation myths that explain how the world emerged. This story is one of the forgotten deities of the pre-Is... Read more
A fanzine about the effects of consumerism and contamination.; Imagery conveys visceral and uncanny bodily fragments, hybridity, and metamorphosis of the body.; The publication includes twelve sticker... Read more
This correspondence piece is a letter from Drew Mattot to Elisabeth Howland. Includes a gold and silver ring. Illustrations are relief wood cut, and the writing is pen and pastel. Pamphlet with a cove... Read more
The folder consisting of works by contributing artists Jessie Affelder, Larry Cappon, John Flores, Carol Law, Linda Novak, Physshe, and Mark Sersen, produced at the School of the Art Institute's... Read more
Foil-material dust jacket has a cut-out window that showcases the title of the book. This accordion book is secured with a piece of cream colored yarn-like material. Glued to the back of page 7, one w... Read more
29 non-sequential postcards and 1 "Special art card" housed in a protective portfolio. Two separate groupings of cellophane-wrapped postcards nestled in a cardboard and die-cut slipcase. The... Read more