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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.
"Little Red Riding Hood" set during the Salem Witch Trials, which was adapted, retold, and illustrated by Normandie Syken. Library has two copies (hardbound and pamphlet style), both are art... Read more
"Translated from the Polish by Gerard T. Kapolka, KORDIAN is a Polish classic written in 1833 by Juliusz Słowacki and features an amalgam of revolutionary spirit, tradition, modernist bravado and... Read more
A book about two men who went missing in southwest Iceland, the biggest and most controversial murder investigation in the country's history, with the highest levels of political power drawn into... Read more
“Contributors Alexander Valentine, Edie Fake, Todd Irwin, Daniel Mellis, Julia V. Hendrickson, and Katherine Young triangulate the contemporary state of the graphic arts and its relationship to techno... Read more
"This book was created in 1999 as the world faced the impending Y2K crisis. As the media warned of the chaos to be caused by the turn of the century and digital technologies' inability to ad... Read more
Kaden seeks to create a linguistic field of projection, in which many identities, social gender roles, and self-chosen categories would find themselves more properly represented in the medium book. He... Read more