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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.
Each envelope inserted one card with reproduction of drawings from different Russian professions. Title from card inserted in the last envelope, with stamp at the back: Samizdat. The first envelope ha... Read more
Documenting Christo's wrapping building project in the Museum of Contemporary Art, Jan. 18-Mar. 2, 1969.; Consists of 32 black-and-white photos printed on strip 245 x 14 cm, accordion folded, hou... Read more
SAIC Visual Communication (VISCOM) student's visual narrative about the end of a relationship. "This book was for non-linear narrative project. ... present how the one story changes as time... Read more
In 1969, Christo wrapped the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Ill., with 8,000 square feet of tarpaulin and rope in the artist's first building wrap project in the United States.; Photographs... Read more
This book created in conjunction with the Luxon V.B. prototype show held at the Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Dec. 1973-Jan. 1974.; Black-and-white pamphlet, staple bound.; Edition of 500... Read more
Facsimile reproduction of Maurice Prendergast's sketchbooks, with a pamphlet inserted in back pocket. Pamphlet containing critical note by Peter A. Wick. Hard cover, two-tone cloth bound. Issued... Read more