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.
"The book chronicles the personal journey of Nan Berger, international activist, writer and editor, and lifelong Communist, through writings, intelligence reports and visual images. Born into a w... Read more
"A deeply personal work based on growing up in one of the districts in St. Petersburg, Russia, and a kind of meditation on the artist’s private relationship with the past. Urban environmental doc... Read more
An autobiography and the passing of time as told through inanimate objects that are silently observed by scarecrows. The combination of personal belongings, objects imbued with sentimental value, with... Read more
The magazine Esopus debuted Mark Hogancamp's photographs of Marwencol, the imaginary town he built to 1/6th-scale in his backyard to help him recover -- emotionally and physically -- from a bruta... Read more
"A semi-autobiographical comic book. The narrative of Loupette, a girl with hypertrichosis [abnormal hair growth all over the body], presents ideas about the mind, sanity and perception, based on... Read more
This book documents German Neo-Dada artist Klaus Groh's travels in the United States and Canada in 1975, including reproduced snapshots and hand-written anecdotes. "Art Impressions USA + Can... Read more