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.
"Swatch booklet chronicling the rise and fall of the fur empire, where the typography and fur become more luxurious and then more generic, symbolizing the fall due to animal activism. The text of... Read more
30 image cards, housed in wood enclosure, held in a knotted embroidered napkin. "The Pothi Box is an unbound book of thirty image cards held together in a wooden structure. The box is meant to be... Read more
Box, glued together like puzzle pieces, replicating a suitcase or trunk. Inside are 12 slates of wood laser-cutting text and illustrations of the physical and emotional baggage one carries during thei... 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
Includes work by Qianqian Chen, Yshao Lin, Simran Ankolkar, Allexis Aliaga, Rock Chen, Katlynne Jakobs, Maggie Yi Chun Cheng, Zoey Wan, Minwen Gao, Alex Hayes, Tianze Jiang and Aimée Beaubien.; Result... Read more
Grand Rapids, Michigan art magazine and blog. "...the idea for LAMB, the Little Art Mag Blog, which seeks to provide a forum in which art can be examined and idea of criticism can be explored in... Read more