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.
"Taken 100% from reality, this is a full length transcript of the fourth quarter 2009 Monsanto Company Earnings Conference Call, treated, layouted, published and performed as an original theater... Read more
Documents the use of printed napkins in a music festival setting as a way to spark dialogue about the specific works mentioned and art in general. Piece includes 10 images of the printed napkins used... Read more
Book opens and unfolds by leaf-like pages, each with a different image and description of how a book works. Signed by authors.; Housed in folded brown sleeve with title and image of an eye on the fron... Read more
DVD contains a collection of trance music videos; "Visual and sound collage with material taken from youtube about some of North America's most known cliches: School proms, Disney World, roa... Read more
Book documents the transition of a a found bear-shaped key holder to a large paper sculpture. Includes instructions on to make your own paper bear head sculpture. Hand bound with neon-yellow thread. T... Read more
This book contains works by: Åbäke, Vito Acconci, Tauba Auerbach, Bedford Press, Ulises Carrión, Melissa Dubbin + Aaron S. Davidson, Daniel Eatock, Will Holder, Jeremy Jansen, Kelly Large, Fraser Mugg... Read more
Combining found photographs with her own, the artist examines the relationship between historic moments and the present. In her role as an intern, the Imaging Department at the Art Institute of Chicag... Read more