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.
Subtitled “Textile Design at KASK: Between Art and Design.”; "Plain/Purl' is published to accompany the eponymous exhibition at the Design Museum Gent (BE). The book and exhibition mark ten... Read more
"Through sterile photographic reproductions of various objects from catalogues or sold at auction houses, the artist plays with the conflict of a thing’s object-hood or material presence and how... Read more
Photographing weeds and wild flowers, Stefan Vanthuyne was inspired by an essay by Japanese photographer Yutaka Takanashi. It discusses a haiku by the poet Matsuo Basho, using it as a metaphor for lan... Read more