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.
As part of a class project, taught by Margaret Carsello in the Spring of 2015 in the Department of Contemporary Practices, the students observed cultural and social signs and codes that uphold patriar... Read more
Short story about an insomniac motel guest, printed on 11 individual folded sheets, each one paired with the color photographs of a landscape. Text in French and English. Sheets are held in cardboard... Read more
Final zine projects for the SAIC's Punk 101 course, taught and compiled by Thomas Comerford, Spring semester 2016. Includes work by Christian Blauch, Ellery Chalmers, Jessica Darnell, Nicole Del... Read more
Seven hand-painted folders, each containing a typewritten psychological report with an accompanying strip of photo booth pictures and a vinyl 45 record. Housed between metal covers, sewn together and... Read more
Artist's book. Cover title. 150 copies. Folio has multicolored pin of winged insect attached and is wrapped with knotted pantyhose. Book contains pages of various issues of 1958 Kasseler Sonntags... Read more
Artist's book.; Title from inside front cover of book.; 150 copies.; Book contains pages from various periodicals bound between paper covers, two tipped-in illustrations, one glassine bag (26 x 1... Read more
Two blue and one brown plastic wrapper containing various photocopies, one original Polaroid photograph, and found material in brown cardboard wrapper with string closure. Library has AP in an edition... Read more