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.
"This book was created in 1999 as the world faced the impending Y2K crisis. As the media warned of the chaos to be caused by the turn of the century and digital technologies' inability to ad... Read more
This one-sided 12" vinyl recording is a conceptual minimalist work made by playing a plaster cast of the negative space of a cymbal with a piezo mic embedded in it. The artist describes the work... Read more
This recording was made in conjunction with the exhibition "The Possible" and was composed with the intention to engage with the architecture and open space of the Berkeley Art Museum. The p... Read more
Mail art project in response to Art Strike 1990-1993, organized and executed by Géza Perneczky.; Contains works about refocusing and redefining the shifting definition of artists and art in relation t... Read more
"Images from a 1960 edition of the Encyclopedia Americana combined with scans of the index carved into a pattern of pixels. A deluxe wallpaper edition packages one bound book with two unbound boo... Read more
"An anthology of 13 little art works made by order of the Secret Society of Diligent Mail Artists by Geza Perneczky, 1987-1988."--Box cover.; Box contains 13 pieces of art work and 1 informa... Read more
"I used a hand-held electric sander to remove all the paint from the exterior of my 1994 Nissan Sentra LE. Working in sections, I reduced each piece to bare steel before painting it gray with the... Read more