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.
Photographs on newsprint. Plates entitled: "placa 1: lost tiburones/ the sharks, placa 2: le resaca/ the undertow, placa 3: el craneo/ the skull, placa 4: la carne/ the flesh, placa 5: la nube/ t... Read more
A book about one of the biggest, and highly monitored urban squares, Tiananmen Square in Beijing, where a well documented student protest took place in 1989 that ended in a massacre. Officials and pol... Read more
The Mark Bradford Project presented by The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, a yearlong audience participation residency connecting the artist with the Chicago community.; This project leads up to t... Read more
A collection of tweets compiled by artists Jonas Beuchert and George J.A. Murray that were collected on June 25, 2009 around 12:30 AM Central European Time and organized roughly by geographical locati... Read more
An artist's newspaper from a Fall 2010 show at the Betty Rymer Gallery, SAIC, including an art project by Frau Fiber (aka Carol Francis Lung) that deals with sweatshop laborers in apparel manufac... Read more
"Haynes reinvents the book That Special Grace, published in 1964 after the assassination of John F. Kennedy."--www.moma.org; Accordian-style fold-out book with illustrations.; Library has no... Read more
“Composed solely of imagery from four vintage postcards found by the artist in Tokyo, which show the flight path of an old stunt airplane through multiple superimposed snapshots of its position.”--Fro... Read more