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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.
"Part memoir, part treatise, part collage and experiment, Krista Franklin’s Under the Knife is an excavation; a dig at the sites of the construction and demolition of the poet/artist’s selves.... Read more
First published in 1924, it is an anomaly in Arthur Machen's work. The third in a trilogy of autobiographical novels, it chronicles his seemingly futile attempts at writing a fictional book about... Read more
"Kuwaiti writer Ghassan Al Rifae’ was forced to leave his home in Palestine with his family during the 1967 Naksa. After leaving Palestine, Al Rifae’ wrote his memoirs as a love letter to his los... Read more
Memoir of "Lori Adorable" concerning her life as a sex worker and New York City college student. Includes nude photography of and by the author.; Photo credits and index can be found on the... Read more
The author's memoir about wearing dresses. Russell discusses the feelings of discomfort from wearing dresses, how uncomfortable it made her feel, how it didn't reflect who she was inside, an... Read more
The author tells the story of a dilapidated house behind a church and the family who lived there before the house was demolished.; “Through interviews and gathered evidence [the work] examines the nua... Read more