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.
Ephemera was a monthly journal of mail art and other ephemeral works within the field of correspondence art. Edited by Ulises Carrión and Aart van Barneveld and published in 1978 by Carrión's Oth... Read more
"A mail art project that arrives as five different postcards in succession. The recipient also receives a special envelope and small poster. The work draws connections between the Midwest of the... Read more
Mail art project in response to Art Strike 1990-1993, organized and executed by Géza Perneczky.; Contains works about refocusing and redefining the shifting definition of artists and art in relation t... Read more
"It Was Only Art" was an essay addressing censorship in the arts in the form of an apocalyptic fable written by Karen Finley. Creative Time secured permission to reprint the piece after it a... Read more
A 1976 collection of paper works by George Maciunas and other Fluxus artists. Includes some historical context in the form of essays and bibliographical data, as well as the more irreverent work one e... Read more
"Offset printed at the Women's Graphic Center in an edition of 200 copies; 28 pieces plus cover; Typewriter type; Collage on inside of chromecoat portfolio printed in 2 colors; All productio... Read more