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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.
“Composed solely of imagery from four vintage postcards found by the artist in Tokyo, which show the flight path of an old stunt airplane through multiple superimposed snapshots of its position.”--Fro... Read more
This zine collects illustrations of two purple creatures interacting with a pink transparent ribbon, symbolizing the “dualities oftentimes associated with cross-cultural experiences — questioning the... Read more
"An artist's book of images and text by Theo Strasser, compiled from photographs (both his own and found images), as well as photocopied and handworked collages. Bound with black thread in a... Read more
“Documents the transition of the artist’s childhood friend from female to male. As a gesture of caring and also as a way of creating a control for the project, Morales documents herself alongside her... Read more