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.
Book of overlapping abstract illustrations on vellum. The path of lines changes as each page is turned. "This book is an abstract self-reflection . In thinking about the decisions and choices tha... Read more
18 different types of people in the playing field of life: the average, the blessed, the collectors, the drifters, the enemies, the haunted, the historian, the losers, the lovers, the mother and fathe... Read more
"This is about the creation myth of Korea, also called Dangun Myth. All illustrations are created by me. Korean traditional patterns, paper textures, and symbols are used to emphasize the Korean... Read more
"Scaffold tells the story of a migratory people living on a world-sized structure, which is itself constantly on the move. Graham and Eisenhower draw at a fixed, ant farm-like scale, creating lay... Read more
“A catalogue of all of the objects in (Alatalo’s) suitcase that were made in China, accompanied by the texts that were either imprinted on, molded into, or attached by label to the objects. The simple... Read more