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.
"Volume Eleven (flaw in the algorithm of cosmopolitanism) was commissioned for South as a State of Mind #6 (documenta 14 journal #1), edited by Quinn Latimer and documenta 14 artistic director Ad... Read more
"The accordion structure opens to reveal peaceful nature images paired with Brecht's frustration words before the seemingly unstoppable advance of wrongdoing in the society of his times. As... Read more
"This accordion book combines an array of black and white photographs with a 15th century Spanish ballad. Both words and imagery concern themselves with the immense pain and tiny joys of imprison... Read more
Tacky Little Pamphlets consists of seven single sheets folded twice to form a single signature. Contributing artists include: Thomas M. Cassidy and McMurtagh. The pamphlets focus on experimental poetr...
Poetry and art periodical. Totem is the cultural supplement of the journal "Cataguases." Each issue includes texts, interviews, poetry, and illustrations. Description based on #6 (October 19... Read more
"A journal of visual poetry and language art edited and published by Karl Kempton"--Description from Issue 20. Began in 1976 and ceased in 1990.; Library has issue no. 20. Six unbound sheets... Read more
"This work consists of full color portraits of 20th century figures and writers by Bernice Eisenstein, paired with a poem of literary elegy by Anne Michaels"--From the publisher.; Pages fold... Read more
The book reworks images of the artist's past works, using a variety of processes, including cutting them up, digital manipulation, collage, and drawing. The book is aiming to reconsider the legac... Read more