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.
Part of the Visual and Critical Studies Department's thesis exhibition at the Alogon Gallery in Chicago, Ill.; "The 3 US military medical kits containing Vivarin, Robitussin, strobe lights,... Read more
The folder consisting of works by contributing artists Jessie Affelder, Larry Cappon, John Flores, Carol Law, Linda Novak, Physshe, and Mark Sersen, produced at the School of the Art Institute's... Read more
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
A flag book format with portraits of the author, representing her relationship with her mother's influence and parental expectations on how to dress and behave, lasting even into adulthood.; Issu... Read more
Zines produced for the Punk 101 class, Spring 2012. Authors are: Andrea Alonge, Graeme Butler, Katie Condon, Sabrina De Martini, James Decker, Lara Ditkoff, Brandon Goei, Gabriella Hileman, Bronwyn Is... Read more
Book block is glued shut. A stack of 63 printed cards is inserted into die-cut middle section and covered by plastic. Photography on these cards is divided into three parts: life, death and man-made.... Read more
Artist's book.; Title from front page of folio in bag pocket.; 150 copies.; Bag contains rubber sheet (24 x 36 cm.) pierced with 9 circular holes in graduated sizes (.3 - 2.5 cm.). Clear plastic... Read more