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.
A vinyl bound, rhomboid shaped book attached to wooden cylindrical spine. Two glass eyes are glued onto the inside covers that fit into circular cut outs on each page of the book. Printed on double le... Read more
Pages are folded panels with hand-written symbols. Edition 73/200, signed by the artist. Library copy includes 3 pieces of wood (9 x 5 cm., 9 x 2 cm., 11 x 2 cm.) and a shell (5 x 3 cm.) inscribed wit... Read more
"The Harrison High School Walkouts is an artist book that takes an archival form based on historical events in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The book draws... Read more
Sixteen artists take to their cameras or computers and create original films in the form of flip books. Housed in wooden box (31 x 21 x 7 cm). Title from information booklet. Library has no. 2048 in a... Read more
Los Angeles art magazine; each issue features different artists, providing site-specific work. A mixture of two color, four color and black & white; offset printed; perfect bound. Issued in clear... Read more
"An edition of 365 copies made by the press and artists..."; Library has copy no. 247.; This catalogue was created in conjunction with an exhibition held at the Coracle Press, London, the St... Read more