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.
"Focusing on Palestine's body of performance videos from the early 1970s to the present, this artist book features an interview between Palestine and Serpentine curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, a... Read more
The book consists of photographs, taken around the world, of roads and paths that seem to extend to infinity…All the pictures are details from photographs found on the Internet. The paths unconditiona... Read more
"The Crystal Ship approaches the visual working practice of Marcel Broodthaers as a contextual frame to interpret a series of landmarks within an Antwerp neighborhood. In the late 1960's Bel... Read more
Michael Snow made several flat cut-out cardboard figures between 1960 and 1967. The positive and negative silhouette served as drawing, public sculpture, mail art, collage, photograph, film and perfor... Read more
Photographic reconstructions of Boltanski's presumed early life with the artist reinserted into the action as an adult. Second edition, reprinted from the 1972 original with photographs by Annett... Read more