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.
Images of the American Memorial Library in Berlin (Amerika-Gedenkbibliothek), its rows of books, and the installation of bookshelves. Includes essay about the library's history as a gift from the... Read more
"In the oral tradition of the Lega - a group of people from the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo - the proverb string plays an important role. An average string carries 40-60... Read more
“Examines artist Thomas Raat's critical deconstruction of the cover design of the popular Egghead paperback series published from the 1940s to the 1970s. The work and associated texts pose questi... Read more
This book represents the WAR AS EVER! exhibition project as shown at the Nederlands Fotomuseum. The exhibition project consisted of a double screen slide projection, performative actions, text posters... Read more
"This diminutive artist's book is a translation of the universe of ambient sound amplified within the soaring space of the Chartres Cathedral. Artist Toine Horvers, who works at the intersec... Read more
"This graphic novel relates a day in the life of a lucky penny. Celebrated Franco-Dutch illustrator Serge Onnen conceived of this project as a commentary on the transitory nature of value."... Read more
A "2013 series by Simon Rimaz comprises a body of work based on press photographs collected in various newspaper archives in the United States. Images that are published in the press are gathered... Read more