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.
Periodical about mail art and other alternative forms of art. Published primarily in Spanish by El Grupo Março, with some text in English. Members of the group are Gilda Castillo, Mauricio Guerrero, M... Read more
"A book registering the hybridity of Graceland Cemetery through photographs, scans, and poems bound between covers cast from recycled and aggregated polyethylene." – Statement from the artis... Read more
Sierra Madero, Abel, 1976-, Piñera, Virgilio, 1912-1979
Ten triptych photographs documenting the Cuban LGBTQ community in Havana. A series of black and white photographs, taken at night along Havana's seafront wall, in an attempt to explore and empowe... Read more
"Enlarged, found letterforms, cobbled together from two personal, spiral bound journals written in 1984 form an array of interactive prefixes and suffixes commenting on the shifting nuances betwe... Read more
"Enlarged, found letterforms, cobbled together from a collection of contemporary plays... form an array of interactive prefixes and suffixes commenting on the shifting nuances of humanity and sex... Read more
16 handcrafted books made for the 2002 Chicago Hand Bookbinders Alphabet Book Collaboration; each book signed and dated by the artists including Lidia Vanesco, Leah Mayers, Robert Hanmer, Lisa Beth Ro... Read more