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.
Published to accompany Carol Bove's 2009 exhibition Plants and Mammals at the New York Horticultural Society. "Plants and Mammals featured several sculptures and a collage by Carol Bove acco... Read more
"Indexical Interim Report" collects the work of German artist Olaf Probst, and contains examples of his collaborations, performances, newspaper ads, multiples, word drawings and word sculptu... Read more
This correspondence piece is a letter from Drew Mattot to Elisabeth Howland. Includes a gold and silver ring. Illustrations are relief wood cut, and the writing is pen and pastel. Pamphlet with a cove... Read more
"Shown within are six dates selected by the artist from his residence in the United States (Columbia County, New York State) of January 22, 1974 to March 29, 1995."--P. 4. An edition of 31 c... Read more
Set lacks collective title and numbering ; title from slip case ; imprints varies for each booklet. Each booklet consists of 1 sheet (59 x 42 cm.) folded to 21 x 15 cm. and stapled to the inside the b... Read more
The Architecture of Mineralization is a special edition broadsheet publication, featuring a short essay and a set of four prints which present the story of labor movements in North America and show ho... Read more
Design and printing by Robert Rowe, Gold Quoin Press, Peoria, Illinois. Part of the artist's series of flash fiction centered around issues of war. In this poster, the narrator recounts being par... Read more