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.
"Memoria Perdida" was made by design students Rosario Walker and Paulina Jimenez, from a workshop taught by Naranja Ediciones and the Brazilian designer Gutavo Piqueira within the Design cou... Read more
RIP as an acronym echoes that of a defunct Italian public phone company, SIP. The miniature phone box, made by vinyl extrusion, with vinyl paint and photographic prints, is the replica of a large inst... Read more
To commemorate the fifteenth anniversary of McSweeney's Quartlery Concern, this is a comprehensive collection of what the publisher considers to be the most remarkable work. Drawing on the full r... Read more
"The Thing is a quarterly periodical in the form of an object. Each year, four artists, writers, musicians or filmmakers are invited by the editors (Jonn Herschend and Will Rogan) to create an ev... Read more
"North Drive Press is an annual non-thematic art publication, originally conceived as a mobile group exhibition. Each issue contains interviews, texts, and multiples from contemporary artists... Read more
Marc Swanson, the son of a New England hunter and outdoorsman created a bejeweled antler, "combining his rural past and urban present,…presenting his own life story while also commenting on large... Read more
Rubber stamping to instruct the viewer on how to use the tiny light bulb on a string "in case of emergency." Plastic box containing 1 instruction sheet, 1 light bulb and thread. Limited edit... Read more