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.
Cardboard wrapper made from a pizza box, held together with shoe lace. Contains two folded sheets, containing text and diagrams; four postcard - size photographs taped to them with blue plastic tape.... Read more
“Composed solely of imagery from four vintage postcards found by the artist in Tokyo, which show the flight path of an old stunt airplane through multiple superimposed snapshots of its position.”--Fro... Read more
Close-ups from a found sepia photograph taken at the set of Alfred Hitchcock’s movie “Rich and Strange.”; The reference image, included as a reproduced film print at the end of the book, appears to ha... Read more
A writing exercise that takes inspiration from Chilean mail art.; Envelope contains a three-page letter on newsprint, originally typewritten, and a photograph.; The narrator recounts his personal expe... Read more
"Street light is an equation of forces brought about by an interplay of reality and illusion, a delicate balance between shadow and light, whereby our senses may be deceived by what we see."... Read more
Eight original hand printed collotype images with screenprinted text housed in clam shell box. The gelatin coated aluminum plates were hand inked by John Roberts. Each print is in an edition of fiftee... Read more