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 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
"This book serves as a conceptual exploration into the facets of human identity using notions of time, accumulation, memory and distance through personal correspondence with men serving life and... Read more
Library has copy no. 1/2 signed and dated by the artist. One accordion-folded black sheet has 6 square cut-out windows (3.5 x 3.5 cm.) at every other panel. One side has 6 colored photo images of a sm... Read more
Inspired by a traumatic brain injury suffered by the artist's brother in 1985. The book combines fractured images and texts drawn from medical literature about head injury with personal photograp... Read more