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.
"A short text written by David Pregerson one week before his sudden death contemplating ideas of existence, consciousness, reincarnation, and ego in a universe where there is no fiction."--F... Read more
Documentation of the author's late friend's Facebook page, the images of which were screen-captured and projected at a low-resolution onto rough canvas…then re-photographed and arranged chro... Read more
"Assembled non-chronologically and sans index, the images collected in this book represent the materials, found objects, studies, references, experiments and sketchbooks that have collectively co... Read more
Richard Hawkins and Elijah Burgher produced a compilation of short stories, poems, and brief essays centered around the themes of gay sex, sperm, magic, and the occult. Text is superimposed on top of... Read more
Series of photographs made at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy in Midland, Michigan, accompanied by an e-mail exchange between the artist and Markus Miessen about the project. "The title ste... Read more
"This book is a collection of funny photos of my late friend acting very alive. The images are printed in black ink on black paper so that the process of straining to see the images reenacts that... Read more