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.
Photography and text by Carolos Spottorno, with translations by David Gala.; The acronym PIGS refers to the European Union's ecomonically weakest countries: Portugal, Italy, Greece, and Spain. Th... Read more
In this PHotoBolsillo volume, Catalan photographer Laia Abril portrays female sexuality through her portraits, taken with the intimate feel of family snapshots. Known for her unique process of product... Read more
Tacky Little Pamphlets consists of seven single sheets folded twice to form a single signature. Contributing artists include: Thomas M. Cassidy and McMurtagh. The pamphlets focus on experimental poetr...
Hamilton, Ruth E., Mayer, Roberto L., Karrow, Robert
Illustrated exhibition catalog for "México Ilustrado" at the Newberry Library in Chicago, May 4 - July 17, 1996. The exhibition featured Mexican prints, manuscripts, books and maps from the... Read more
Photographs in urban and rural industrial landscapes, Zwelethu Mthethwa documents a range of aspects in South Africa, from domestic life and the environment to landscape and labor issues.; Includes bi... 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
Series of four unnumbered volumes of artist books focusing on Puerto Rico, each with the uniform title Hybrid Vessels. Each volume explores themes such as emigration, symbolism, social and economical... Read more