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.
"This accordion book combines an array of black and white photographs with a 15th century Spanish ballad. Both words and imagery concern themselves with the immense pain and tiny joys of imprison... Read more
A pop-up book and comic about two birds making choices and taking flight. The inside front-cover and inside back-cover spreads both contain pop-art, with the comics pages taking up the center of the b... Read more
A personal meditation on two locations: Monhegan, in Maine, and Malecón, in Havana, Cuba.; Handwritten text in English (Monhegan) and Spanish (Malecón) on a fold out map.; Published books under earlie... Read more
MAKE Literary Productions promotes contemporary literary writing, translation, and visual art through a biannual print and electronic publication, staged readings and integrative arts events and educa... Read more
"La Segunda Conquista," or the second conquest, is a sculptural response to the history of colonialism and the conquest of the Aztecs by the Spaniards. The artist illustrates Catholicism by... Read more
Two accordion books bound into one cover and held in a slipcase (16 x 13 cm.) covered in walnut paper. One side contains excerpts of found text in Spanish, on the other side is a translation of the te... Read more
This book of photographs documents the artist's extended family members who have immigrated to the United States from Mexico or are first-generation American citizens. The artist carved a unique... Read more