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.
The folder consisting of works by contributing artists Jessie Affelder, Larry Cappon, John Flores, Carol Law, Linda Novak, Physshe, and Mark Sersen, produced at the School of the Art Institute's... Read more
“Composed solely of imagery from four vintage postcards found by the artist in Tokyo, which show the flight path of an old stunt airplane through multiple superimposed snapshots of its position.”--Fro... Read more
Close-ups from a found sepia photograph taken at the set of Alfred Hitchcock’s movie “Rich and Strange.”; The reference image, included as a reproduced film print at the end of the book, appears to ha... Read more
Combining found photographs with her own, the artist examines the relationship between historic moments and the present. In her role as an intern, the Imaging Department at the Art Institute of Chicag... Read more
Salvo publishes two periodicals yearly. Depending on its theme, each edition may vary in size and run. Salvo participants are: Anne Geene, Arjan de Nooy, Sander Uitdehaag, Vincent van Baar and until 2... Read more
"The Wedding of the Century" is the tenth edition of Care, a mail art magazine which was started by Bart Boumans and his students at the Academy of Arts in Enschede, Holland. Compiled by var... Read more
Featuring black-and-white reproductions of found photographs of both fire destruction and billowing smoke, each book also contains an original color photograph on the last page. Collection has number... Read more