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.
"4,492,040 is a facsimile reprint of a series of catalogs Lucy R. Lippard produced during her curatorial career. Drawn from material originally published between 1969 and 1974, this work includes... Read more
"One hundred copies are made as an artist book printed by photocopy on various papers and acetates, with centerfold in color photocopy. Two hundred copies are an abbreviated version with hand iro... Read more
Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz is a series of four pieces. Three are housed in boxes, made of either cardboard, metal or plastic, each with the title reproduced on the front. The fourth is housed in a cle... 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
A book consisting of alternating black and white pages. The order of the sequence sometimes changes. "White and Black as a technical method, because every day we are urged by our imperfection to... Read more