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
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
As part of a class project, taught by Margaret Carsello in the Spring of 2015 in the Department of Contemporary Practices, the students observed cultural and social signs and codes that uphold patriar... Read more
"Boxed portfolio consisting of: 1 title-page, 1 page introduction, 23 collotype plates printed one side on heavy paper all loose. Issued in a flat orange box with the lid covered in natural-color... Read more
Box of Holiday Art Cards issues by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2002. Commissioned and curated by Lisa Wainwright, with assistance from Sally Alatalo. Features works of faculty member... Read more
Seven hand-painted folders, each containing a typewritten psychological report with an accompanying strip of photo booth pictures and a vinyl 45 record. Housed between metal covers, sewn together and... Read more
A box of 23 black-and-white photographs in a cardboard box. The photographs depict deerhunters with their kill. Accompanied by an essay by Alex J. Sweetman. Library has 400 in an edition of 4000, sign... Read more