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.
"Keraklit über den Kosmos" includes quotes of the philosopher Heraclitus about cosmos in relationship with abstract digital photographs of lights that the artist has taken.; Housed with tran... Read more
A poem intended to be read by three speakers simultaneously. Consists of four volumes, each mounted on a base that forms a lectern when open.; Issued in case (44 x 44 x 10 cm).; "This is the Cent... Read more
Collage-style art therapy, with news clippings and scholarly texts.; "This artist publication analyzes art therapy's location within a U.S. based sociopolitical context. By juxtaposing schol... Read more
A comic book zine, text and illustrations by Jialing Sun. The artist "picked some meaningful metaphors from folk tales to create this story, which is about how a little girl grows and makes choic... Read more
A complete collection of the 8 volume comic book series Half-Asleep, housed in a handmade slipcase. Written by Kyle O’Connell with art by Beth Hetland.; “At age 11 Ivy Lassette is the youngest student... Read more
A short horror comic about, "Murder, decadence, cowardice, guilt, and aristocratic foxes in wigs all combine in this gorgeously poignant poem/folksong from Emily Carroll, about the futility and h... Read more
A graphic novel, split up into chapters. "Tongues follows the story of a god chained to a mountainside and his friendship with the eagle who comes everyday to eat his liver."--From the artis... Read more