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.
"Consisting entirely of questions, Gregg Bordowitz's Volition is 142 pages of active, mind-bending engagement with the reader, who is led down paths of inquiry involving art, meaning, philos... Read more
"This then is a catalog of work done during 1984-86 while considering that premise. The work also intends to take into account relevant social issues, hopefully without becoming identified with p... Read more
"These drawings answer my imagination of such possibilities. I drew them, also, for the challenge of drawing-but, overall, it was the device of connecting that contributed to the particular image... Read more
"Blueberry Surprise consists of one continuous text of 45,000 words transcribed from the written conversations that Joseph Grigely has been collecting over the last ten years."--MCA Chicago.... Read more
"This publication is intended to present the form of a free sensibility, a sensibility that seeks qualities of invention which disregard the constraints of commercial matter." Created by peo... Read more
"This book was created in 1999 as the world faced the impending Y2K crisis. As the media warned of the chaos to be caused by the turn of the century and digital technologies' inability to ad... Read more
Rubber stamping to instruct the viewer on how to use the tiny light bulb on a string "in case of emergency." Plastic box containing 1 instruction sheet, 1 light bulb and thread. Limited edit... Read more