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.
Foil-material dust jacket has a cut-out window that showcases the title of the book. This accordion book is secured with a piece of cream colored yarn-like material. Glued to the back of page 7, one w... 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
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
Documents the exhibition "Queer Mysteries" at the Walter/McBean Gallery of San Francisco Art Institute from June 3 to July 3, 1993. Includes written works by Rebecca Solnit and Nayland Blake... Read more
A selection of contemporary California symbols. A painted envelope containing a variety of items created by contributing artists including a ribbon encased in cellophane, pieces of paper with various... Read more