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.
The artist comprised the book into both essay-form and diary viewpoints of a relationship between father and daughter. "Sable Elyse Smith considers playgrounds and landscapes as they relate speci... Read more
"This boxed set of ten saddle-stitched booklets and folded broadsides is conceived in the spirit of Fluxus and Great Bear, giving artists room to play and experiment. The booklets (ranging from 1... Read more
""Having found a lost address book on the street in Paris, Calle copied the pages before returning it anonymously to its owner. She then embarked on a search to come to know this stranger (... Read more
Documentary of the artist in diary form of her project following a man through Venice, Italy. Entries contain time stamps for each accompanying photograph, as well as a map. From the artist, "For... Read more
Book contains copies of correspondence between the artist and various individuals and institutions regarding proposed art projects. Also includes short, sporadic diary entries. Library has no. 103 out... Read more
"In 1980, Urban Shaman Donna Henes conducted a three-week ritual healing residency with the patients and staff at the Manhattan Psychiatric Center at the invitation of the medical director. Her d... Read more
Documenting Chris Burden's 1975 project to design and construct a one passenger automobile capable of traveling over one hundred miles per hour while achieving one hundred miles miles per gallon... Read more