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.
Two books based on Amnesty International reports on civilian atrocities carried out in Saydnaya Prison in Damascus, Syria. Book 1: "Red Building, White Building, Execution Door" are images d... Read more
"A collection of geological observations, photographs, archival material, and borrowed text, that highlight the similarities of Mount Vesuvius, Campi Flegrei, and the Moon. The book navigates thr... Read more
Marble cover with stamped and letterpress pages of illustrations and text. The back cover of this book wraps around the text block to enclose it like a portfolio. Each page folds out to reveal text un... Read more
The artist invites the viewer to read her short stories and pass judgment on each character by choosing, and using, the appropriate stamp provided with the work. Emily Reiser adds, "I wanted each... Read more
A rhyming fairy tale about a genie-bug that is released from a geode to serve Captain Eyser Cutt-Knot on the high seas. The telepathic termite had worked tirelessly carving the captain's wooden l... Read more
"A form of five lines of thirty characters and spaces per line produced by sixteen Stam.Pon mini-printers on heavyweight braille manilla."-- p. 2.; Library has no. 151 in an edition of 200,... Read more
Artist's book consisting of a collection of 40 original signed and numbered works by the artists Wolfgang Hainke, Chuck Stake, Bernard Heidsieck, Arno Arts, Niall Monro, Heta Norros, Ann Noël, No... Read more