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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.
"Notes for a New Prairie School presents an extended fugue on horizon lines and Midwestern identity. The five separate parts of the book, with no discernible beginning or end, collide and contrad... Read more
"This book is a collaborative exploration of the places we call home. One artist grew up in Tarrytown, while the other moved there as an adult. Both have a different relationship with this place,... Read more
“An exploration of painting and its reproduction. A series of small acrylic paintings were reproduced in scale, with the addition of some severe digital geometric intervention. Computer to plate techn... Read more
Using artistic appropriation, the artist extracts screenshots from Google Street View’s vast online archive to create singular photographs that range from the lyrical to the abject. Includes essays by... Read more