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.
This folded book contains multiple depictions of gingerbread men coupled with explanations of Gingerbread Day. The contents are protected by marbled boards. A plastic icon of a gingerbread man is glue... Read more
This mixed-media book contrasts a real estate description with the harsh reality of homelessness in the East Village of New York City. The book contains a stamp, a baggie with a cigarette butt and a r... Read more
Handmade book printed on copy machines. Collaged images and texts overlaid with tissue paper, gold foil paper and colored acetate. One plastic pendant tied to the spine. Library has no. 16 in an editi... Read more
Published on the occasion of the third annual Artists' Books and Recordings Exhibition/Sale held Sept. 19-28, 1986, sponsored by the Museum of Contemporary Art Store, Chicago, Ill.; Each of its p... Read more
Consists of single page contributions by 32 artists. Printed in an edition of 100. Portfolio bound with a grommet.; Includes work by Anthony Elms, Terrence Hannum, Christian Kuras and Duncan Mackenzie... Read more
Handbound book is comprised of found materials that are collaged onto the pages.; Materials include knitted fabric, video tape, glitter, a single Christmas light, photocopies, passages from books, and... Read more