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.
Box, glued together like puzzle pieces, replicating a suitcase or trunk. Inside are 12 slates of wood laser-cutting text and illustrations of the physical and emotional baggage one carries during thei... Read more
Accordion fold print housed in paper box. "This work investigates the journey and formation from a line, to a shape formed by the connection of lines, to the dimensional form of the box."--A... Read more
ConXion is a box set of ten artists' books compiled in an edition of 50. Individual books in the set include: Connection – a book of short comics and illustrations that "pieces together frag... Read more
"The book concentrates on selected moments of a journey across the American landscape. It can be understood as 3 different journeys across the country as each book contains repeating pictures in... Read more
2016 Holiday card by Gwen and Peter Norton, consisting of a wooden tangram created by Gabriel Schama. Users can play with and re-arrange the eight laser-cut pieces, each of which has been intricately... Read more
Never The Same is a series of three books, each dedicated to one of the words in the title phrase. On their own, the books form a flip book series, with the word dissolving page by page, relating to t... Read more
This book takes the form of a game in which the reader must decode a series of 13 hieroglyphic tablets with the assistance of keys. What unfolds is a story of an empire whose map was as large as the c... Read more