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.
A perzine about depression, with text and illustrations by the artist.; "Depression's a bitch. A chronicle of sinking and drowning and trying to claw your way out; a story of misshapen ribs,... Read more
"Stories, essays and interviews from 2001-2011. Inside are issues 19-28 of the beloved and internationally distributed, feminist, autobiographical zine Doris, along with a bunch of never before p... Read more
Autobiographical comics and drawings by Chicago artist Laura Park. Strips cover topics such as health care and life as a freelance cartoonist. First two issues were self-published by Park, but startin... Read more
First published in 1924, it is an anomaly in Arthur Machen's work. The third in a trilogy of autobiographical novels, it chronicles his seemingly futile attempts at writing a fictional book about... Read more
A zine about the artists's life in art school.; "These are comics I made every summer when I looked back over the past year during grad school. Year one was basically a year of adjustment, e... Read more