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.
Two books based on Amnesty International reports on civilian atrocities carried out in Saydnaya Prison in Damascus, Syria. Book 1: "Red Building, White Building, Execution Door" are images d... Read more
Exhibition catalog for "Stamps and other Residue" at Stamp Art Gallery in San Francisco, organized by Picasso Gaglione (real name is Bill Gaglione). The book features imprints from rubber st... Read more
"The project encouraged visual and experimental artists to submit 100 works. 40 artists were put together in one issue, each artist receiving a copy of the magazine. Uni/vers (;) transmitted mess... Read more
"Edgardo Vigo was one of the precursors of mail art in Argentina. In 1974 he edited Sealed by hand , with collaborations of several national artists. With this publication he introduces the discu... Read more
"Of Simple Men: Operation - Maintenance - Parts is the machine manual as artist book, a critical component of the kinetic sculpture and performative installation pieces, Of Simple Men. The book a... Read more
Illustrations by Nate Orton of the St. John's Bridge and surrounding areas. Text by James Yeary, and audio CD recorded by Justin Glenn Smith.; "Started in 2005, MY DAY is an ongoing self-pub... Read more