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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.
Bacon is a magazine published by Terry Plumming, who also runs a record label supporting experimental, fringe, and avant garde music. Includes: 8 large (folded) posters, 3 leaves, 3 small (single shee... Read more
A large, folded sheet of paper, depicting the violent encounter between a professor, his three students, and the mythic sloth they are hunting. The comic was read aloud by Hannah Chavez, in collaborat... Read more
A collection of 5 mini comics depicting the viewpoints of various family members as they eat a meal in a fast food restaurant and discuss the father's impending unenmployment at a power plant tha... Read more
Final zine projects for the SAIC's Punk 101 course, taught and compiled by Thomas Comerford, Spring semester 2016. Includes work by Christian Blauch, Ellery Chalmers, Jessica Darnell, Nicole Del... Read more