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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.
"Reproduction of a wartime photo album inherited by artist Michael Snow from his aunt Dimple F. Snow (1896-1978) who created it during and after the First World War (1913-1921). Dimple's two... Read more
Text in Italian. Brief essay on mail art, mass communication, and stamp art on a single piece of paper. Rainbow-gradient text, possibly a mimeograph, type-written. A bibliography in handwriting lists... Read more
A book consisting of alternating black and white pages. The order of the sequence sometimes changes. "White and Black as a technical method, because every day we are urged by our imperfection to... Read more
Full page black-and-white photographic illustrations. The versos documenting four happenings: 1. Putting a finger in milk. 2. Touching a catus. 3. Putting out a cigarette. 4. Pushing a plate off a tab... Read more