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.
“‘Inverted Commas’ is the title of a set of 16 postcards containing quotes on books, paper and the print world. The pithy, humorous, and poignant quotes are selected from a wide range of famous and le... Read more
A book of seemingly mundane diary entries, recounting daily meals and interactions with friends.; The artist uses typography based on brand-name logos and integrates humorous illustrations with pithy... Read more
Artist book exhibited in the Kunsthalle Basel, June 2-23, 1990.; This book mimics a photo album/scrap book, with photos, drawings, and documents of the artist's life including his immigration pap... Read more
The book is separated in three parts: the first has text about computer and internet passwords; the second contains photographs that the author turned into passwords by making captions with numbers, u... Read more
Images of drawings combined with installation views. Nagtzaam sees exhibitions and books as single works. The same compositional approach used when making the drawings is also reflected in the structu... Read more
A travelog featuring images of the road photographed through the windshield of a car. The landscape is photographed during the day and night, in urban and rural environments, and various kinds of weat... Read more