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 in conjunction with "Avifanuna : Birds + Habitat," this Spring 2018 pamphlet examines birds that are local to New York City, their adaptations, and survival tactics.; Librar... Read more
The book describes a journey and is a how-to for meeting an echo. Step by step, as the pages' paper gets increasingly darker and the text less discernible, the reader finds themselves getting clo... Read more
Done in collaboration with Gérard Charrière, who designed and hand-painted the book. Printed on a sheet 17 x 61 cm. folded accordion style. Presented in a plastic envelope tied with a silk cord. Poem... Read more
Written and illustrated by Lois Morrison. Designed and printed by Julie Chen with the assistance of Elizabeth McDevitt. Text set in Janson and Bembo Italic, with calligraphy by Keith Vinson. Combinati... Read more
Illustrated book containing 15 recipes kickshaw fruit (smoothies), each presented on a double page drawn by Sheila Bourne and typeset by John Crombie with alternating short and long layers. "Tutt... Read more
Five stories collected by Muriel Underwood from the book: Fearsome creatures of the lumberwoods by William T. Cox.; Linocuts by Ralph Creasman.; 200 copies printed. Library has no. 41, signed by both... Read more