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 chap book written by Lilly Daiber for an 8th grade assignment tells the story of meeting William Brent in May 2006 at his home in Havana, Cuba when she was in 6th grade. William Brent, a Black Panth... Read more
Comprised of two volumes, it's a catalog of an exhibition held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Apr. 25-June 7, 1998, at the National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, June 16-Aug. 2, 1998, a... Read more
Brooklyn teacher Jessica Max Stein writes about queerness on The Muppet Show and Sesame Street and provides an extensive biography about the puppeteer Richard Hunt, who died of AIDS in 1992. The zine... Read more
Flag book with accordion spine. "A biographical narrative about my mother, who was raised in a Catholic orphanage. As a child, she aspired to be a nun, as it was really the only lifestyle she kne... Read more
"Fekner began soliciting help from neighborhood teenagers who would assist him during his nightly forays. Collaboration and involvement with the community have remained essential to his work. He... Read more
"The book chronicles the personal journey of Nan Berger, international activist, writer and editor, and lifelong Communist, through writings, intelligence reports and visual images. Born into a w... Read more
50 short stories by the artist, some drawing from previous works and artists’ books.; Translation of the 2016 French edition: Des histoires vraies. Originally published in French in 1994, followed by... Read more