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.
Consists of single page contributions by 32 artists. Printed in an edition of 100. Portfolio bound with a grommet.; Includes work by Anthony Elms, Terrence Hannum, Christian Kuras and Duncan Mackenzie... Read more
'The Unclosable Closure' is a mail art project developed over the course of four months. This work is a collaboration between Kris Allen and her ex-boyfriend Jon Brown. Letters and objects w... Read more
Collection of quotes attributed to American president Abraham Lincoln. Illustrated with 7 uncancelled U.S. postage stamps featuring Lincoln. Hardcover wrapped in blue bookcloth and with a Lincoln penn... Read more
The portfolio is the result of a collaborative project by students of Clifton Meador at Columbia College Chicago's Center for Book and Paper Arts in the Fall semester of 2006. Participating artis... Read more
14 signatures and clear plastic covers bounded together by sewing through 16 black wooden sticks to form a spine.; The book has a modified trapezoid shape.; " ... a collaborative project of artis... Read more
16 handcrafted books made for the 2002 Chicago Hand Bookbinders Alphabet Book Collaboration; each book signed and dated by the artists including Lidia Vanesco, Leah Mayers, Robert Hanmer, Lisa Beth Ro... Read more