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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.
Outer hardcover folder (25 x 18 cm.), with black ribbons, containing 22 loose individual pages (25 x 17 cm.). Text in English and Catalan. Contains poems and printed visual collage. Library has signed... Read more
"The components of four geometry sets are combined (rulers with rulers, semicircles with semicircles, etc.) to form 72 geometric shapes. The figures are reminiscent of the symbols or letters of a... Read more
Salah Malouli's project "brings together four renowned Arab cartoonists (from Beirut, Cairo, Tunis and Casablanca) so they can jointly produce cartoons in an artistic network of groups produ... Read more
"Words are not only letters - their order and space are as important to make words possible. The book places each of the different letters of a poem in their entirety onto a separate page, in ord... Read more
A survey of work by Japanese photographer Masao Yamamoto. Born in 1957, Yamamoto trained as an oil painter prior to discovering photography. The book includes both individual photographs as well as sh... Read more
An artist's book consisting of video installation at Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona from Feb. 2 to Feb. 25, 1999, including conversation between Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster and Jens Hoffma... Read more