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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.
Cover is transparent. Accordion folded book with illustrations of clouds, the ocean, and a female figure.; Text includes a mother's count of losing a child 4 days after giving birth.; Colophon re... Read more
The book was designed and produced by students from the Art and the Book Graduate Program at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design, George Washington University in the Fall of 2014, under the gui... Read more
Produced at a publishing residency at Pyramid Atlantic, this triangle-shaped book features color reproductions of abstract paintings and drawings of mountains and weather formations that fold out into... Read more
Sixteen black and white photographs of scenes related to the Mexican drug war, some very violent. Described by the artist as a "concept newspaper," it can be dismantled, rearranged, and turn... Read more
The book/stage is made of 3 translucent panels and 6 shaped, translucent half leaves printed with designs and words. Shadow puppets made of col. paper and flat sticks are stored in the case with velcr... Read more