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.
"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
"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
Continuous strip of paper folded accordion-style and lithographed both sides, first giving the point of view of Leporello, then Don Giovanni; key to illustrations in Italian, English, French and Germa... 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 work is a set of 26 magnet flash cards in an edition of 1,000. Each of the 26 illustrated card presents an image with its name in two different languages. Housed within plastic container. The Rena... Read more
Introduction by William Gibson. Designed by Alan Aboud, Jonathan Ive, and Michael Hodgson. Slipcase (34 cm.) designed by Jonathan Ive. Texts by Paul Smith, Richard Williams, and James Flint. Interview... Read more