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 thesis from the University of California, San Diego, distributed by Small Press Distribution.; A catalog, which "describe pieces I have done in both public and private arenas, and how the meani... Read more
The Map of Neighboring Territories is a map book project exploring how place, location, and time are interrelated. "The patterns were inspired by fantasy and myth iconography common to early acti... Read more
Written and illustrated by Lois Morrison. Designed and printed by Julie Chen with the assistance of Elizabeth McDevitt. Text set in Janson and Bembo Italic, with calligraphy by Keith Vinson. Combinati... Read more
Artist's book by Paul Semonin, aka Violet Ray. This book consists of altered advertisements against the war in Vietnam. Published in conjunction with an exhibition of original collages held at th... Read more
"A young man decides to leave his college girlfriend after getting a new medical technique which drastically modifies the physical appearance of the human body in ways both beautiful and hideous.... Read more
A book of poetry in two parts that can be read from both directions. Amidst reproductions of photographs, handwritten notes, copyright documents, and legal contracts, Holiday writes a series of poems... Read more
Book opens and unfolds by leaf-like pages, each with a different image and description of how a book works. Signed by authors.; Housed in folded brown sleeve with title and image of an eye on the fron... Read more