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.
"Swatch booklet chronicling the rise and fall of the fur empire, where the typography and fur become more luxurious and then more generic, symbolizing the fall due to animal activism. The text of... Read more
An irregularly issued publication produced at the Art Institute of Chicago by students in Sally Alatalo's Offset Productions Class. Each issue features works from different artists, also has diff... Read more
Published on the occasion of the third annual Artists' Books and Recordings Exhibition/Sale held Sept. 19-28, 1986, sponsored by the Museum of Contemporary Art Store, Chicago, Ill.; Each of its p... Read more