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.
An oblong size artist books, bound in flexible boards and secured with two aluminum bolts.; "Monograph of work of Italian Futurist artist Fortunato Depero (1892–1960). Printed in part on various... Read more
"Lux Noctis is a series of photographs depicting landscapes unbound by time and space, influenced by ideas of planetary exploration, 19th century sublime romantic painting, and science fiction. W... Read more
A quilt-bound artist book that is screenprinted on flannel fabric. "This book is my personal guide to building the perfect lawn. Using language/tone taken from magazines like 'Better Homes... Read more
A oversize archival box, wrapped with faux fur, sprayed with Nasomatto Black Afgano perfume. "This work explores the ways the signifers of animality are used in human--animal self--fashion. The f... Read more
From Aspen Magazine box series, (volume 1, number 1), contains 1 brochure, 6 booklets, 3 loose-leaf sheets, and 1 translucent record. Co-designers of the first issue of Aspen Magazine are: George Lois... Read more
54 playing cards, housed in cardboard box. "Each suit in this pack of cards has been taken from a different deck hand-made by criminals in Soviet prisons during the 1980s. Their unique designs we... Read more