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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.
Maciunas assembled Fluxus boxes and Flux-Kits, small boxes containing cards and objects designed and assembled by artists' includeing: Robert M. Watts, Albert Fine, Yoko Ono, George Brecht, James... Read more
"Starting with a passage from Gottlob Frege, Craig Dworkin replaced each of the words in Frege’s sentence with its dictionary definition. He then replaced each of the words in that new sentence w... Read more
Collection of found tickets, fare cards, boarding passes from around the world, collected by the artist over 30 years and organized alphabetically by country. Reproductions of them are combined with t... Read more
TRAVERSALS is based on a series of conceptual interviews with Dora Garcia, Chris Kraus, Mark von Schlegell, Charles Stankievech, and Jacob Wren originally produced for an installation in an art galler... Read more
The artist purchased the same book off amazon.de 6 times, and returned it each time on the following day. Ultimately he put a copy of the book up for sale on amazon. The receipts were printed out and... Read more