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.
'Poetics' is a collection of stories, poems, plays, and essay, featuring the writing of: Emily A. Davis, Ry Suraski, Thorsten Sahlin, ZoÏ Doehrer, Angelina Almukhametova, Qiuchen Wu, Cherish... Read more
Jasper, C. T., 1971-, Malinowska, Joanna, 1972-, Moniuszko, Stanisław, 1819-1872.
Published for the exhibition presented in the Polish Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale, May 9 to November 22, 2015. The volume is created by two artists C.T. Jasper and Joanna Malinowska and edited... Read more
"Esperpento, meaning grotesque or absurd, is a collection of aerial views of Spain taken from Google Earth combined with text from Ramón Maria del Valle Inclan’s “Luces de Bohemia” about a poet w... Read more
“Model Home looks at the practice of staging ‘model’ or ‘show’ homes as a method for constructing representations of an idealized white upper middle-class. Using Google Images as a virtual analog to t... Read more
"The work documents a piece of dance theater that addresses the absence of women of color in speculative fiction as empowered future beings and journeywomen. Aligned with AfroSurrealism and Black... Read more
"NHI" was a collaboration between Louis Hock, Scott Kessler, Carla Kirkwood, Elizabeth Sisco, and Deborah Small. A second book is included in an envelope bound between the last page and back... Read more
The book presents the work of five artists, all of whom currently live and work in Southern California. Artists include: David Antin, Eleanor Antin, Helen Mayer Harrison/Newton Harrison, Fred Lonidier... Read more
"...attempts to re-establish the notion of possible breakthroughs in contemporary art today, by drawing from a deep sense of self-awareness acquired from artists's daily experiences living i... Read more