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.
"...explores the disappointments of early adulthood by following three lives: Jim, a minimum wage rabbit struggling to pay his rent; Andy, an aspiring novelist dealing with rejection; and The Rob... Read more
Color de Hormiga (ant color) is a phrase said when things get critical.; This graphic novel, “tells the story of three old school thieves who among their adventures commit a heinous robbery and are be... Read more
From Icinori (Mayumi Otero and Raphael Urwiller), a short graphic novel and children’s book about a child who is taken overnight by a bat to an otherworldly realm.; Captions in French, with English tr... Read more
One in a six-book series. "Each accordion [box] book is both a linear dissection of time and space on a fictional planet and the creatures who inhabit it, and a moment encapsulated in one box.... Read more
"This graphic novel relates a day in the life of a lucky penny. Celebrated Franco-Dutch illustrator Serge Onnen conceived of this project as a commentary on the transitory nature of value."... Read more
"Mimicking the techniques of political and scientific pamphlets from the nineteenth century and combining Spiritualist ephemera with interviews, Olivia Plender's graphic novel explores the h... Read more
"Originally drawn in 1996 over the pages of a Japanese book catalogue, Brian Chippendale's monumental 350-page graphic novel, Maggots, is reproduced here in a facsimile edition, with every n... Read more