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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.
Made in response to the author's experience learning about the United States prison system and working with youth in a penitentiary, the work explores the stigmas the artist encountered produced... Read more
A scroll, 600 feet in length and 3 feet wide, containing over 14,000 images, applied mainly by solvent transfer. The artist worked in 20 foot sections, to achieve what he calls an "automatic imag... Read more
The full-color head-crate (17 x 17 x 17 cm.) includes nine booklets of various sizes; one booklet contained in brown paper envelope; four postcards form a single illustration, a tiny paper scroll with... Read more
Created by Peter and Donna Thompson. This mini scroll contains letterpress printed text and linoleum cut illustration on handmade paper. The text is a quote from Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-fi... Read more
1 linen scroll with text. Text is comprised of words in different languages. Text was applied by heat transfer onto the linen.; Scroll is a hollow plastic tube filled with dirt and seeds. Scroll is at... Read more