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.
Collaborative project made in Studio Study: Paradigm of Collecting, taught by Jerry Bleem. Items added in response to one another.; Artists are: Sydney Davis, Katherine Eremia, Eliza Fields, Olivia Gi... Read more
RIP as an acronym echoes that of a defunct Italian public phone company, SIP. The miniature phone box, made by vinyl extrusion, with vinyl paint and photographic prints, is the replica of a large inst... Read more
Comprises 20 bifolia featuring computer images, 1 folded sheet with text in French and English and a cardboard cover. The book is unbound, and contains: "Images of Used Office Desks for Sale - fo... Read more
Comparative views of photographs to stamps. The artist looked at each floor tile in the kitchen, saw an image of a face in each one, and created a stamp. Photographs are glued onto the pages.; Library... Read more
A small selection of early-to-mid-20th-century, black-and-white snapshots of women shooting, smoking, sunbathing, etc., taken from the collection of Peter J. Cohen, a private collector of vernacular p... Read more
“Composed solely of imagery from four vintage postcards found by the artist in Tokyo, which show the flight path of an old stunt airplane through multiple superimposed snapshots of its position.”--Fro... Read more
Close-ups from a found sepia photograph taken at the set of Alfred Hitchcock’s movie “Rich and Strange.”; The reference image, included as a reproduced film print at the end of the book, appears to ha... Read more