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 collaboration between the poet Michael Blackburn and book artist, Les Bicknell. Part of the exhibition "The Ordinary Made Extraordinary, at Essex University in February 1994. Originally titled... Read more
Published to accompany Carol Bove's 2009 exhibition Plants and Mammals at the New York Horticultural Society. "Plants and Mammals featured several sculptures and a collage by Carol Bove acco... 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
A single continuous concertina made from glued sections, housed in slip case, depicting paired images of over 300 sculptures and their makers. Each maker was asked to create a sculpture "followin... Read more
Color Xerox reproduction of a life-sized portrait made from 200 bills cut into 12,390 pieces, pictured here in 0.4375 scale. Folded into an accordion book with letterpress covers. Number 216 of 500. S... Read more