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 collection of quotations, beginning with one by Susan Sontag addressing the taste for, and juxtaposition of quotations.; Cited authors range from musicians to visual artists, film makers, theorists,... Read more
“26 texts by Gavin Wade and friends. The book collects for the first time the writings of Gavin Wade and explores a practice that he refers to as ‘upcycling’, a process of stealing, copying, recycling... Read more
“In 2013 the artist began his ongoing project About Something, using the same work method as in Everything and Nothing and About Everything, with 'breath' being his first object of study. Ev... Read more
“Four essays relating to art, theory, and travel with collage illustrations made while on an artist residency in France”--From the artist.; Printed using metallic gold ink and paper.; Each section inc... Read more
A book of photographs and short whimsical texts made in response to a trip to Japan.; “Based on the concept ichi-go, ichi-e, the book invites the reader to come along an adventure which has already ha... Read more
Contains thirty vocabulary words invented by the artist, using a mix of humor, slang, and homophones to create a social commentary on language. Transparency film is used to deconstruct words and defin... Read more