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.
"The main concept is to create a space in which I felt I belonged. There is a sense of serenity to the outside, which contrasts with the more gruesome insides where there is a greater need for pr... Read more
"GAYHOUSE is a graphic and visual journal that invites artists to share their personal, singular and affirmative vision of gay identity— whether this vision be joyful, poetic, worried, ironic, hu... Read more
A collection of four perforated postcard sized illustrations of Mexico City’s public spaces and streets.; Gatherings of people are depicted in time square and convenience stores while the cityscape an... Read more
Translated as “conjunctivitis,” the work is a collection of neon colored uncanny portraits where eyeballs are depicted falling from the faces of youth.; Smaller prints on transparencies and lined lega... Read more
Translated as “Brute Force,” this comic without text uses a non-representational and ambient approach, depicting narrative through abstract landscapes.; Color scheme range from blue to purple which at... Read more
“A zine about a recent curiosity with the concept of parallel universes converging. The idea that when we see ghosts, we’re really seeing the veil between the closest dimension thin, and we’re able to... Read more