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.
Intermedia Art Broadside #1, printed in 1977, features the work of Lew Thomas, a San Francisco-based photographer. Titled "Analogical Aesthetics 6" the broadside features the names, and appa... Read more
"...a one-time-only, Sunday-edition sized newspaper—the San Francisco Panorama. It'll have news (actual news, tied to the day it comes out) and sports and arts coverage, and comics (sixteen... Read more
"In a format similar to Marcel Dzama's The Berlin Years, the item consists of an envelope with 28 loose-leaf prints good enough to frame, including a hard-to-describe four-way four-parter (f... Read more
Hand-drawn, scratch-off lottery tickets are given away with other Lottery purchases in different districts of the San Francisco Bay Area, each with its own design and unique prizes. Scratch-off area i... Read more
"...an ordinary-looking bundle of mail, stacked and rubber-banded, containing the usual items: a recent issue of Yeti Researcher; a large envelope, called Envelope, containing fine oversized repr... Read more