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.
Co-compilers: Charles Doria, Robin Middleman, Jude Schwendenwien, and Leslie Holis Soga. Assembling 12 features the work of various artists including 12 Russian samizdat artists. Description based on:... Read more
"The origins of the civilization of Amorgos (177 km2) are uncertain yet diverse. For one historical datum is generally undisputed: since Roman times and until as late as 1972 the beaches of the i... Read more
"The Wedding of the Century" is the tenth edition of Care, a mail art magazine which was started by Bart Boumans and his students at the Academy of Arts in Enschede, Holland. Compiled by var... Read more
'The Unclosable Closure' is a mail art project developed over the course of four months. This work is a collaboration between Kris Allen and her ex-boyfriend Jon Brown. Letters and objects w... Read more
Collection of quotes attributed to American president Abraham Lincoln. Illustrated with 7 uncancelled U.S. postage stamps featuring Lincoln. Hardcover wrapped in blue bookcloth and with a Lincoln penn... Read more
Designed and produced by Picasso Gaglione, each box contains an assemblage of individual works by numerous artists. Examples include postage stamps, playing cards, and postcards;. Each issue is signed... Read more
Box contains a large rubber stamp of Reed Altemus' face, as well as two sheets of stamp art, eight postcards, and a copy of a letter written by Altemus to Gaglione.; The artistamps and stamp prin... Read more