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.
Documenting Chicago Millennium Park Project, Jay Pritzker Pavilion's construction from groundbreaking through completion. Using a stationary camera set across the street shooting one photograph e... Read more
"One act play between myself and I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art, 1971. [Text typewritten by hand] on Arches text wove, Canaletto Grana Grosso photo slipcover (16 x 13 cm.) and archival pigme... Read more
"This book is playfully based on an aspect of the AWARE Study: (Awareness during Resuscitation) an attempt to scientifically document out-of-body experiences during cardiac arrest. A small percen... Read more
Accordion book with color photographs documenting moments of gaps, of the in-between. Inspired by conversations about in-betweenness as it relates to social, cultural, and racial identity, the book me... Read more
Color photographs by B. Ingrid Olson and writing by Jesse Carsten. Olson's photographs focus upon the female form with blurred distortions and colorful backdrops, while Carsten's fragmented... Read more
Reproductions of found objects that were part of an exhibition at SAIC's Flaxman Library. "The Flaxman Library presents a selection of curious oddments gathered over a period of more than 20... Read more