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 sculptural book whose tracing paper pages are laser-cut with a shape originating from the characters of the Korean text for "I understand" layered over each other. Signatures are long-stit... Read more
This book was created by Claus Hänsel as the catalogue for his exhibition "...und sie fürchten sich nicht: Claus Hänsel rauminstallation 16.9.-13.10.1985" held at the Oldenberger Kunstverein... Read more
A collection of twenty-two chapbooks on various topics including Greek mythology and Hellenistic literature with references to Western artists, writers, and philosophers. Their unfixed order evokes th... Read more
One-of-a-kind book. Pages are paired and should be turned in twos, per the artist's instruction. Every other layer is a scan of the artist's sketch book, short text fragments reprinted onto... Read more
"Right noise has quietly and methodically infiltrated the American household via airwaves, satellites, and cables. Religion and politics are the dramatis personae portraying liberal behavior as t... Read more
Very colorful book with a vintage plastic "Maybelline blooming colors traveller" eyeshadow compact affixed to the cover. The pages are hand colored with crayon on top of pre-existing ilustra... Read more
Hot foil stamping on the cover. Pages are two-color risograph, depicting line drawings of a golden ball traveling through landscapes that, at times, are reminiscent of architectural models. Loop stapl... Read more