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.
"A book inspired by the Angel of Bremen, produced to resemble the type of pamphlet publication / recipe book given away with newly purchased gas cookers in the 1940s-50s. It contains 14 'rec... Read more
An autobiography and the passing of time as told through inanimate objects that are silently observed by scarecrows. The combination of personal belongings, objects imbued with sentimental value, with... Read more
"Artists Heather & Ivan Morison bring together a recent body of work incorporating a range of shelters and escape vehicles in a narrative that is part science fiction, part history, part auto... Read more
A project for the Centre for Fine Print Research, published as collection of artists' books.; Each project involves printmaking students, staff and invited artists who are asked to contribute 16... Read more
The work is inspired by the Glenside Mental Health Museum in Bristol.; Library has copy no. 1/4 signed by the artists.; The book is wrapped in tissue imprinted with an image from the book. Last page h... Read more
"A boxed set of 14 loose leaf prints, plus 2 bags of found objects. Nature Trail is based on a walk through the woods, and the unexpected find of a pair of pink shoes. The series of prints recrea... Read more