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 complete inventory of the 244 works in Library of the Printed Web as acquired by The Museum of Modern Art Library, 4 West 54 Street, New York City, on January 31, 2017."--From page 53.; C... Read more
"Keraklit über den Kosmos" includes quotes of the philosopher Heraclitus about cosmos in relationship with abstract digital photographs of lights that the artist has taken.; Housed with tran... Read more
Xerox copy of the complete Kaftra writings (1971), which was digitally scanned, reversed, and rebounded as the original mirror image of its self.; Book was produced for SAIC Deep Storage Class in 2004...
Photo negatives scanned and printed, along with text by the artist. "An examination of what happens in the intermingling of bodies with other bodies. Working through the fraught nature of contact... Read more
A part of a larger project, Translations of Faith, where individuals are interviewed regarding their faiths and beliefs." Excerpts features images of some of these interviewees, shot on a 4 x 5 l... Read more
Illustrations and text by Elizabeth Khong examining the concept of a museum. "The museum is a zoo. The museum is a cemetery. The museum is a backdrop. The museum is a qualifier. The museum is a b... Read more
An unbound artist book, using black elastic bands to keep folded pages attached to book. Each sheet is folded with a photograph on one side and text on the other.; "As an attempt at self reflecti... Read more
Collage-style art therapy, with news clippings and scholarly texts.; "This artist publication analyzes art therapy's location within a U.S. based sociopolitical context. By juxtaposing schol... Read more