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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 hybrid book that blurs the lines between art and literature, sculpture and books, sensations and readings and where fictions are anchored in the physical reality of the world. Mental voyages, turbul... Read more
"Blueberry Surprise consists of one continuous text of 45,000 words transcribed from the written conversations that Joseph Grigely has been collecting over the last ten years."--MCA Chicago.... Read more
"Focusing on Palestine's body of performance videos from the early 1970s to the present, this artist book features an interview between Palestine and Serpentine curator Hans Ulrich Obrist, a... Read more
ATB includes the artists Pia Eikaas, Martin Haufe, Anna Orberg, Kristian Byskov, Vladas Suncovas, Julie Riis Andersen, Margarita Torrijos Krag, and Benny Henningsen. Double-sided accordion with "... Read more
Limited edition pocket size book by Belgian mail artist Guy Bleus, presenting responses from 459 artists in 48 countries who were asked to send a personalized map of their nation. Includes introductor... Read more