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.
To commemorate the fifteenth anniversary of McSweeney's Quartlery Concern, this is a comprehensive collection of what the publisher considers to be the most remarkable work. Drawing on the full r... Read more
Published to coincide with an exhibition held at Museum Ludwig. The artist pairs pictures side by side referring her photographs on the one hand to everyday life situations, on the other hand to surre... Read more
A hybrid book that blurs the lines between art and literature, sculpture and books, sensations and readings and where fictions are anchored in the physical reality of the world. Mental voyages, turbul... Read more
Manga, anime and the traditional world of the Geisha and Samurai collide in a unique collection of drawings, photographs and screenprints. Signed and numbered. The library has copy no. 73 in an editio... Read more
A facsimile of an altered book with collaged and cut-up pages, discovered by artist Peter Stoffel. The work plays on the inter-connectedness between artist, viewer, and subject. Text in English and Fr... Read more