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.
Self-published final project for a Core Studio class at SAIC in Fall 2015, taught by Tom Burtonwood and Burton Isenstein, a project titled "Swap/Meet," where each student created 30 copies o... Read more
Rectangular shaped fabric cover resembles a sleeve. 2 ring binders hold 11 leaves each of various materials cut into the shape of arms. Each arm flips separately. Ring binders have beads and arms atta... Read more
Artist's book.; Title from front page of folio in bag pocket.; 150 copies.; Bag contains rubber sheet (24 x 36 cm.) pierced with 9 circular holes in graduated sizes (.3 - 2.5 cm.). Clear plastic... Read more
Plexiglas cover, metal ring binding, printed on clear acetate pages. Graphics by Paula Rubovits; song lyric by Robin Williamson. Library has no. 2 in an edition of 11 signed by the artist. Housed in d... Read more