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.
Finite Infinite, like many of Sturtevant's video works, references the endlessly repeating imagery that has become so prevalent in the world we live in today.; Looping and repetition, key themes... Read more
Based on Charles & Ray Eames' seminal film, this flipbook takes the viewer on a magnificent journey, one billion light years away, with every two pages representing a view ten times larger th... Read more
A sequence of images pulled from a digital video installation under the same name by this Chicago-based artist. Imagery combines and collages an image of the human heart with that of different firewor... Read more
"The Speech Writer is a fictional documentary presented in the form of ten flip books. The contents follow a day in the life of a retired political speech writer. Surrounded by the memories of hi... Read more