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 short story about an American socialite in Paris, in need of a hat. The milliner provides her with a red ribbon.; The story card and ribbon are produced by the artist Christine Hill, as part of her... 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
This folded book is bound between two fibrous paper boards and is tied with an iridescent, transparent pink ribbon.; The book explores the biblical story of Abraham's attempt to sacrifice his son... Read more
Two parts in dos-a-dos binding. Part 1 Trouble contains a collection of short stories; part 2 Come back, Donald Barthelme consists of a symposium on Barthelme and his two early works. Additional book:... Read more
"...features a hybrid prose poem/essay about memory, both the intangible qualities and physiological components. The text juxtaposes scientific theory and fact with personal memories, both fictio... Read more
Zines produced for the Punk 101 class, Spring 2012. Authors are: Andrea Alonge, Graeme Butler, Katie Condon, Sabrina De Martini, James Decker, Lara Ditkoff, Brandon Goei, Gabriella Hileman, Bronwyn Is... Read more
Visual description of frustrating events caused by cultural differences. "I felt like an invisible power kept forcing me to change how I live and act. Those experiences made me feel like I am a c... Read more