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.
Handbound, edition of 500.; "The book contains a handwritten text, measuring over 10 meters when unfolded. It is the repetition of three phrases: monotony is a virtue, repetition is a strength, p... Read more
"Pour Suite" is a collaborative presentation of poems and textual fragments by French author and philosopher Gérard Durozoi and minimal and surreal screen-printed illustrations by French art... Read more
Three mantras on the nature and use of knowledge, extracted from texts by Ordine Nuccio, George Baker, and Jacques Lacan, are printed and disected in three languages - Catalan, English, and French. Th... Read more
Book is contained in a pink translucent draw-string pouch. A miniature house-shaped carousel book that celebrates the golden age of the American housewife in post World War II America. Closes with tie... 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
The portfolio is the result of a collaborative project by students of Clifton Meador at Columbia College Chicago's Center for Book and Paper Arts in the Fall semester of 2006. Participating artis... Read more