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.
Envelope contains a small booklet and 46 sheets of paper. "Each sheet [of paper] represents a dream. The booklet has the colour key and the description of the dreams…Each dream is represented by... Read more
Book contains copies of correspondence between the artist and various individuals and institutions regarding proposed art projects. Also includes short, sporadic diary entries. Library has no. 103 out... Read more
The artist revisits memories and physical locals from her childhood in an attempt to translate personal experiences to the microcosm of larger life issues. Text in German; includes English translation...
"Based on personal experience of a three month residency in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Not So Too Much of Much of Everything is written in the style of a factual report, and explores ideas of... Read more
"Like its predecessor, HEATH (plagiarism/outsource), Heath Course Pak exists somewhere between a Project Gutenberg version of Samuel Pepys Diary and a minute-to-minute news feed and blog of Heath... Read more
Ranging from archival notebooks to conversations and commissioned essays, this collection of 100 staple-bound notebooks express Documenta (13) director Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev's curatorial vis... Read more
"Chen Zhe's closing statement of her long contemplation on the disquieted souls, the wounded bodies and the elusive link between the two. Presented as a layered notebook which weaves in and... Read more
Facsimile reproduction of one of architect Sou Fujimoto's sketchbooks. Design mimics a Moleskine notebook; the contents are printed in red ink. The drawings inside offer insight into the architec... Read more
This is a book that untangles and examines the complex ties that bind many mothers. In her photographs and short stories, Nettles blends her experiences of childhood, education, pregnancy, childbirth,... Read more
"Syllabus takes the course plan for Lynda Barry's workshop and runs wild with it in her densely detailed signature style. Collaged texts, ballpoint pen doodles, and watercolor washes on yell... Read more
"There are gardenias (though only as scented words), there are letters and postcards, there are presents, and there are lavish illustrations of the flowers Freud did not receive."--From the... Read more