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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.
Small suitcase housing 22 sewn pockets, some of them connected to each other. They contain found objects and are imprinted with handwritten notes about how those were obtained. Items include keys, pla... Read more
Comparative views of photographs to stamps. The artist looked at each floor tile in the kitchen, saw an image of a face in each one, and created a stamp. Photographs are glued onto the pages.; Library... Read more
"An artist's book of images and text by Theo Strasser, compiled from photographs (both his own and found images), as well as photocopied and handworked collages. Bound with black thread in a... Read more
“Marking Time is comprised of ledger book pages on which blocks of black ink and illegible fragments of text have been printed. As a result, the pages have been relieved of their original responsibili... Read more