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 components of four geometry sets are combined (rulers with rulers, semicircles with semicircles, etc.) to form 72 geometric shapes. The figures are reminiscent of the symbols or letters of a... Read more
"The Harrison High School Walkouts is an artist book that takes an archival form based on historical events in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The book draws... Read more
First issue of a yearly publication featuring a collection of original mixed-media artwork by 37 artists. "The artists participating in this first issue were devoted to the creation of a broad fi... Read more
Designed by students in the Typography and Book Arts class 2007 at Scripps College in consideration of Zaum poetry, as developed by Russian avant-garde artists such as Iliazd from 1913 onward. Images... Read more
'G.E. Marx-Vigo' was the name adopted by Graciela Marx and Edgardo-Antonio Vigo. On the inside cover of the portfolio there are hand-drawn and collaged elements. One page unfolds to a length... Read more