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.
Zine written and edited by Ralph Coon. Each issue features one topic. Description based on: Issue 2, The weird world of Dr. Gene Scott. "Dr. Gene Scott was a fiery television and radio evangelist... Read more
A collaboration between the poet Michael Blackburn and book artist, Les Bicknell. Part of the exhibition "The Ordinary Made Extraordinary, at Essex University in February 1994. Originally titled... Read more
A facsimile of an altered book with collaged and cut-up pages, discovered by artist Peter Stoffel. The work plays on the inter-connectedness between artist, viewer, and subject. Text in English and Fr... Read more
"Based on personal experience of a three month residency in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Not So Too Much of Much of Everything is written in the style of a factual report, and explores ideas of... Read more
In the early 1980's poet and novelist Lewis Warsh asked painter Rackstraw Downes to keep a journal of how a particular painting got painted. "This journal was written in six pocket-size memo... Read more
Published to accompany Carol Bove's 2009 exhibition Plants and Mammals at the New York Horticultural Society. "Plants and Mammals featured several sculptures and a collage by Carol Bove acco... Read more
This book presents a list of filmic framgents by Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet. Includes an essay with the title: Images and intervals: a brief note on filmic haunting by Colin Gardner.; The s... Read more