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 complete inventory of the 244 works in Library of the Printed Web as acquired by The Museum of Modern Art Library, 4 West 54 Street, New York City, on January 31, 2017."--From page 53.; C... Read more
Xerox copy of the complete Kaftra writings (1971), which was digitally scanned, reversed, and rebounded as the original mirror image of its self.; Book was produced for SAIC Deep Storage Class in 2004...
Photo negatives scanned and printed, along with text by the artist. "An examination of what happens in the intermingling of bodies with other bodies. Working through the fraught nature of contact... Read more
A part of a larger project, Translations of Faith, where individuals are interviewed regarding their faiths and beliefs." Excerpts features images of some of these interviewees, shot on a 4 x 5 l... Read more
Illustrations and text by Elizabeth Khong examining the concept of a museum. "The museum is a zoo. The museum is a cemetery. The museum is a backdrop. The museum is a qualifier. The museum is a b... 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
Poetry, including text as visual.; Designed, printed, and bound by Sacha Archer. "The manuscript presents a series of visual poems that imitate the appearances of water through letter arrangement... 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 graphic novel co-authored by Andrea Farraris and Renato Chiocca. Translated from Spanish to English by Jamie Richards and edited by Conrad Goth.; "Our story focuses not only on the migrants - w... Read more
A part game, part guide tour of cemeteries around the world. "A personal guided tour of 32 beautiful cemeteries worldwide by people who know and love them, artists and taphophiles from around the... Read more