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.
Consists of title leaf, 7 leaves of text and colophon leaf in black 3-ring binder. Text is stamped in red and black and is as follows: "Warning If this note is not printed in red, this artwork is... Read more
"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
Ten artists from six countries conduct the 7 days, 39,000 square feet walking event in Chicago, from May 30-June 5, 1994. W.A.L.K. is a collaborative venture, committed to the generation, organization... Read more
'The Unclosable Closure' is a mail art project developed over the course of four months. This work is a collaboration between Kris Allen and her ex-boyfriend Jon Brown. Letters and objects w... Read more
Designed and produced by Picasso Gaglione, each box contains an assemblage of individual works by numerous artists. Examples include postage stamps, playing cards, and postcards;. Each issue is signed... Read more
Collection of calligraphies by the artist. Includes 6 screenprinted pieces housed in individual folders. Introduction in German by Roger Goepper; Issued in drop-spine case.; Signed by the artist. Libr... Read more