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.
In 1999 Raymond Pettibon, Jason Rhoades and Hans Weigand purchased an old boat named "Bust Loose" and docked it in the harbor of Hermosa Beach with the intention to render it seaworthy again... Read more
Recorded in 1999. Prepared piano piece composed by John Cage and interpreted by Steffen Schleiermacher. The recording is accompanied by a text in German. Library has copy number 48 in an edition of 99...
The majority of the text is written as a watermark into the paper, using black over white pulp. Text consists of a stream of consciousness of laying (dying) in a hospital bed.; Limited edition of 700... Read more