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 collection of 33 detachable postcards about post-Hurricane Katrina responses from designers with a connection to New Orleans, Louisiana. Concept and design by Samia Saleem. "fp 02"--On spi... Read more
"American Beauty is an artist's investigation into those icons of popular culture wading in politics, religion, decadence and sex. This book commemorates and pokes fun at those who have fall... Read more
Three small crocheted objects, two in the shape of female breasts and one in the shape of a penis, designed to accompany the artist's Early Detection Kits (not included). Each multiple has one li... Read more
The artist's book works center around anonymous mark-making, detritus, remnants and industrial leftovers that have lost their initial purpose and function and now serve as obfuscated clues to an... Read more
"My first proper book and album. This was a small idea that turned into a huge endeavor. Released by the Hometapes label in 2005, this project crystalized a lot of what I was experimenting with w... Read more
This book of photographs documents the artist's extended family members who have immigrated to the United States from Mexico or are first-generation American citizens. The artist carved a unique... Read more