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.
The book describes a journey and is a how-to for meeting an echo. Step by step, as the pages' paper gets increasingly darker and the text less discernible, the reader finds themselves getting clo... Read more
The book “explores the nature of memory through a series of autobiographical micro-memoirs and poetic typographical constructions. The narrative itself reflects on the growing of a garden, with four s... Read more
Created for the exhibition “Marking Place” at DEMO Project in Springfield, IL, February 2017, the book addresses Chicago’s “Red X” system which places an X – sign on unsound vacant structures in order... Read more
A book of prints produced in an interim "Relief Printmaking" class taught at SAIC by David Holzman. Includes works by Kerry Frank, Pat Guizzetti, Darryl Jensen, Jong Lee, Jan McReynolds, Gre... Read more