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.
“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
“The Lavender Menace Toolkit extends the reach of Angela Davis Fegan’s Lavender Menace Poster Project, a series of text based works that utilize letterpress printing, hand papermaking, and laser cut t... Read more
Five card board cards.; "Foil stamped bookplate design of a silver 7-pointed star borrows the insignia of A∴A∴, a secret spiritual organization founded by Aleister Crowley dedicated to a deeper u... Read more
Poster encased in mylar. "At the end of the 1960s, Canadian artists coalesced into collectives that operated parallel to established museum and gallery systems. Throughout the 1970s, these altern... Read more
"North Drive Press is an annual non-thematic art publication, originally conceived as a mobile group exhibition. Each issue contains interviews, texts, and multiples from contemporary artists... Read more