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.
7 glass vials filled with lead, gold, pollen, chalk, matches, iron and poetry printed on a roll of paper. Housed in a plastic container and wrapped with a corrugated piece of paper. Library has no. 10... Read more
The artist uses transparency and indeterminacy as a way of engaging with the ideas of chance operations and the work of John Cage. Book pages made from acetate illustrated with metallic inks, glass be... Read more
In Heaven is a collection of color and black and white photographs that study the texture of nature, decay, and abandoned urban spaces. Nine pigment prints are assembled in a folded book with glass ro... Read more
"The photographs of Humaliwo Chambers depict a series of interconnected underground spaces, entered through a portal on a hillside in Malibu, California. The various rooms, passageways, and the o... Read more
"This salt shaker merges two familiar objects. It smuggles the tiny spectacle of a snow dome into a domestic context where treating this object in the normal manner (turning it upside down to sha... Read more