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.
Xerox copy of the complete Kaftra writings (1971), which was digitally scanned, reversed, and rebounded as the original mirror image of its self.; Book was produced for SAIC Deep Storage Class in 2004...
Altered version of the first two chapters of: Number : the language of science : a critical survey written for the cultured non-mathematician by Tobias Dantzig.; Original text lined through to create... Read more
The work consists of an erasure of all images and ornamental texts from the February 2014 issue of National Geographic, leaving only the copy-text, typically left unread by the readers of the magazine... Read more
Book features scans from Michael Kimmelman's The Accidental Masterpiece: On the Art of Life and Vice Versa, with text erasure through blurring and editing. The remaining text is paired with image... Read more
This book has unique die-cut on every page of the story.; "In order to write The Tree of Codes, the author took an English language edition of Bruno Schulz's The Street of Crocodiles and cut... Read more
Book block is glued shut. A stack of 63 printed cards is inserted into die-cut middle section and covered by plastic. Photography on these cards is divided into three parts: life, death and man-made.... Read more
Short texts and excerpts, cut from art history books are collaged onto blank pages, all with a cut-out in the dimensions of a square plastic box containing a plaster model of an ear. Box has to be rem... Read more
Part of Other people's photographs series, 32 images taken from photo sharing web sites by everyday, amateur photographers. Published on-demand, signed and numbered unlimited edition. Library has... Read more
The artist rebound a copy of William Gibson's science fiction Neuromancer, presenting cyberspace as a realm for governmental intrusion.; Pink slipcase with an embedded network interface card on o... Read more