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.
In this book, the artist depicts five martyrs through the creation of highly-realistic lithographs. Each lithograph is pasted on a leaf and followed by a description of the circumstances that led to t... Read more
A book of prints produced in an interim "Relief Printmaking" class taught at SAIC by David Holzman. Includes works by Kerry Frank, Pat Guizzetti, Darryl Jensen, Jong Lee, Jan McReynolds, Gre... Read more
The Combat Paper Project is a collaboration initiated by Drew Matott and Drew Cameron, involving war veterans, activists and artists. Combat Paper is made using uniforms worn while on tour during war.... Read more
An original handmade flag book with accordion folded spine.; The work explores issues of border identity and language. This interactive book contains split pages that can be read with either end cover... Read more
The book reflects on never-ending cycle that is characteristic of addiction. The paper is made from recycled beer labels and ingredients common to beer production (malt, hops, yeast.).; Accordion fold... Read more
A screenprinted book, printed on handmade paper and hand-bound. This work illustrates the oral stories of Tejubehan, an Indian woman who travelled throughout her country as she searched for her place... Read more
A collaboration of Ivan Soll, Phyllis McGibbon, and Marta Gomez. Lithographs on folded rice paper with a poem about the passage of time. Housed in drop-spine box. Library has no. 33 in an edition of 6...
Images by Bea Nettles; creation story written by the artist's sister at the age of 13. Edition of 200. Velvet cover. Work includes screen printed pages on mylar. Issued in vinyl slipcase. Library... Read more
The Prestige of Acquired Time is a poem about Greece informed by the artist's travels.; Hand printed by the artist at The Skopelos Art Foundation on the Greek island of Skopelos. Hardbound, paper... Read more
S.W.A.M.P. is housed in a foldable sleeve with handmade paper sash. The book itself combines a kettle-stitch format with fold-out pages featuring poetry. In between, other pages feature rubbings to cr... Read more
This book has a unique structure of combined accordion folds and pamphlet stitch bindinsg. Its paper features botanical contact prints, also called eco-prints, made by bundling plants and paper togeth... Read more