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.
Book of white and blue pages with a hole ripped in the middle of each, decreasing in size, with navy blue threads crossing over each hole to create a web. The title is taken from a poem by Cuban autho... Read more
Found and collected photographs paired with poems that tell the story of a little girl who asked too many questions and was diagnosed with the disease 'confusive.' Red thread is embroidered... Read more
First issue of a yearly publication featuring a collection of original mixed-media artwork by 37 artists. "The artists participating in this first issue were devoted to the creation of a broad fi... Read more
An artist's book contains hand writing, rubber stamp and postage stamp collages. Worn red cover has an altered postage stamp in the center, book tied together with strings held on by wax seals. T... Read more
Printed full colour, using varnish as an extra layer of paint; hard cover with dust jacket.; Fully illustrated dust jacket has red ribbon pierced through and tied at open edge; title, artist's na... Read more