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 is a collaborative bookwork project by Group 22 featuring individual works by 22 different artists in a range of media and materials. The contributing artists are: Jacqueline Rapp, Barbara Albin,... Read more
An investigation of printing as a process of emergence, this book consists of unbound sheets on deerskin parchment and include bullet holes, flea bites and scars. Artist used rubber-based inks, handma... Read more
A scroll, 600 feet in length and 3 feet wide, containing over 14,000 images, applied mainly by solvent transfer. The artist worked in 20 foot sections, to achieve what he calls an "automatic imag... Read more
S.W.A.M.P. is housed in a foldable sleeve with handmade paper sash. The book itself combines a kettle-stitch format with fold-out pages featuring poetry. In between, other pages feature rubbings to cr... Read more
Never The Same is a series of three books, each dedicated to one of the words in the title phrase. On their own, the books form a flip book series, with the word dissolving page by page, relating to t... Read more
Pyramid shaped plastic design (6 x 6 x 6 cm.) mounted on top of triangular box.; A juried project by a group of artists and calligraphers including Margaret Ahrens Sahlstrand, Deborah Howe, Joellen Ka... Read more
A juried collectino of alphabet designs by prominent artists and calligraphers including Timothy Botts, Lois Gordon, Lisa Groppe, Deborah Howe, Mike Kecseg, Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr., Heather Mark &... Read more