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.
"This accordion book was made in 2011 from cell-phone photographs taken by the artist and texted to one particular person. The book was made after the conclusion of the relationship, which was tu... Read more
Zines produced for the Punk 101 class, Spring 2012. Authors are: Andrea Alonge, Graeme Butler, Katie Condon, Sabrina De Martini, James Decker, Lara Ditkoff, Brandon Goei, Gabriella Hileman, Bronwyn Is... Read more
"Right noise has quietly and methodically infiltrated the American household via airwaves, satellites, and cables. Religion and politics are the dramatis personae portraying liberal behavior as t... Read more
"The Proof Artists are working with print media and the multiple. They have developed an exhibition of original prints that fit entirely within a wallet....This wallet will hold images, stickers,... Read more
The book explores issues of schizophrenia and the structural disturbances that are central to the experience of mental illness.; Double spiral bound at right and left edges with the pages splitting do... Read more
16 handcrafted books made for the 2002 Chicago Hand Bookbinders Alphabet Book Collaboration; each book signed and dated by the artists including Lidia Vanesco, Leah Mayers, Robert Hanmer, Lisa Beth Ro... Read more