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.
Box of Holiday Art Cards issues by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2002. Commissioned and curated by Lisa Wainwright, with assistance from Sally Alatalo. Features works of faculty member... Read more
A collection of sound and video works presented in partnership with the San Francisco Cinemathèque. This performance series celebrates the release of a limited edition hand-made gatefold double LP of... Read more
Box containing reproductions of work and ephemera from the 1970s by artist Mike Mandel. Includes The Baseball-Photographer Trading Cards, where Mandel traveled across the U.S. in 1974 and posed 134 ph... Read more
"A mail art project that arrives as five different postcards in succession. The recipient also receives a special envelope and small poster. The work draws connections between the Midwest of the... Read more