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 series of miniature books with text primarily in Italian and some English. Book #4 is saddle stitched and contains fragments of larger pages from an Italian lesson book, with handwritten and typed t... Read more
Catalog for a mail art exhibition on the theme of Frederico Fellini and his films. Organized and published by Anna Boschi. Includes a statement by Boschi in Italian and English, along with a list of c... Read more
Italian mail art periodical that includes artist profiles for its contributors. Two envelopes containing mail art by Barone are taped to pages in the book. One contains a handwritten letter, the other... Read more
Catalog of work by Shozo Shimamoto, including photographic documentation of early paintings, installations and performances. Includes essays and articles written by the artist about the Japanese Avant... Read more
"The project encouraged visual and experimental artists to submit 100 works. 40 artists were put together in one issue, each artist receiving a copy of the magazine. Uni/vers (;) transmitted mess... Read more
Initially published in 2014 as a fanzine, the book documents the Dolomites, a mountain range in northeastern Italy, originally known as “the pale mountains.” Going from page to page mimics a walk alon... Read more