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.
Consists of colored etchings shaped like triangular stamps, mounted on double-leaved pages of heavy, handmade paper. There are 2 pop-up panels. Etchings numbered in ink with their positions in the edi... Read more
Portfolio with 13 loose sheets in it of varying dimensions with different images on them. Produced in collaboration with Brady Vest. "Each book contains one antique stamp & two original print... Read more
A collaborative project by Chicago Book and paper artists to benefit the Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection at the John M. Flaxman Library of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Partici... Read more
This song protests Israel's military invasion of Beirut in 1982. Words by Lewis MacAdams, music by the Dark Bob, produced and arranged by Wippo, vocal by Lewis MacAdams, guitar, bass, drums by Wi... Read more
Mail art and stamp project devised by the artist Géza Perneczky to celebrate the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Karl Marx's death. Booklet stapled on inside back cover, consisting of one re... Read more
Marble cover with stamped and letterpress pages of illustrations and text. The back cover of this book wraps around the text block to enclose it like a portfolio. Each page folds out to reveal text un... Read more