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.
“This book was made with cuts rescued from Lakeside Press, R.R. Donnelley & Sons, Chicago. The cuts were Random House Dictionary illustrations saved by Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr., Caye Christensen, Ch... 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
The book plays with the intersection of light and shadow, the flattening of (the book's) architectural space and an attempt to slow down the viewer to investigate surfaces. Black pages are blind-... Read more
Published in conjunction of an group exhibition by Ugo Rondinone, Vanessa Beecroft, Virgil Marti, Tristin Lowe, Gabriel Martinez, Anne Sauser-Hall, held at Institute of Contemporary Art, University of... Read more