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.
"Pathways In Education is an experimental alternative high school here in Chicago, and the Ashburn chapter made a zine with a variety of student contributors. Art, advice, and speaking one's... Read more
"Series of mini-comics drawn from films and television programs featuring the titular subject. Each issue is folded from a single page, and contains an informative title plate [issue #, source, y... Read more
Artists at Ox-Bow Schools of Art & Artists' Residency
One sheet folded into book and each page is created by an artist at Ox-Bow School of Art's artist residency.; List of artists: Brianna Rose Brooks, Colette Finney, Donna Myers, Ma.Gabriela Burban... Read more
Tacky Little Pamphlets consists of seven single sheets folded twice to form a single signature. Contributing artists include: Thomas M. Cassidy and McMurtagh. The pamphlets focus on experimental poetr...
Series of illustrated, how-to guides created by Fred Sasaki and his father, Fred Sasaki. Each pack contains 5 individual guides.; #1 contains the pamphlets: How to Wake up in the Morning; How to Elimi... Read more
A series of miniature books with text primarily in Italian and some English. Book #4 is saddle stitched and contains fragments of larger pages from an Italian lesson book, with handwritten and typed t... Read more