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.
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
"A visual intervention with the poetry by Liliane Giraudon, this beautifully printed silkscreen book includes text, pop-ups, a Polaroid photograph and painterly reactions to Polaroid Poem I. A ca... Read more
"A tongue-in-cheek look at the values of modern urban life." Two miniature pop-up books by Laurie Spitz and Amee J. Pollack in custom-designed mylar container and cardboard wrapper (7 x 14 c... Read more
Part of the Magic Windows series of extraordinary scenes in three dimensions, this 3D accordion-style illustrated book without text expands and Edward Gorey's cut-out illustrations can be seen th... Read more
This issue consists of 21 illustrations, all related to the topic "touch"; unbound illustrations wrapped in fur skin with tie; housed in a brushed-gold metal box (45 x 24 x 6 cm.); Created b... Read more
Item consists of four quarter segments, folded accordion style, which form a circular whole. "A round book that divides into quadrants that describe obstacles to unification: hunger, poverty, int... Read more