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.
Part of a series on the "history, ecology, and communities around Jamaica Bay," New York. This volume focuses on Barren Island. Printed in an edition of 200 from linoleum blocks and handset... Read more
Part of a series on the "history, ecology, and communities around Jamaica Bay," New York. This volume examines Broad Channel, the only inhabited island in Jamaica Bay. Printed in an edition... Read more
A photocopied pamphlet serving as a protest, which declares the arrival of the age of the “outlaw press”, according to the artist Richard Tyler. Documents include "hand-written and typed correspo... Read more
Documentation of the creation of a quilt, representing and made of natural dyes from Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri, by Danielle and Kevin McCoy.; The artists reflect philosophically on their experi... Read more
Documents a selection of free-standing columns across Chicago. Photographs are interleaved with text describing each column.; Printed in an edition of 200 at Columbia College's Center for Book an... Read more
67 floor cards in heavy brown paper stock document the death of 67 children in Chicago. The name of each child, their age at death, and means of death is on each card. Each card reads "It takes a... Read more
This book contains artist's autobiographical information and the research on isolated burials in Bay County by Marlene Womack. Cosisting of x-rays documenting of artist's physical pain. Libr... Read more