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 artist invites the viewer to read her short stories and pass judgment on each character by choosing, and using, the appropriate stamp provided with the work. Emily Reiser adds, "I wanted each... Read more
In this book, the artist depicts five martyrs through the creation of highly-realistic lithographs. Each lithograph is pasted on a leaf and followed by a description of the circumstances that led to t... Read more
Accordion folded strip printed one side and attached its end to back cover. Design, text, printing by K. Richard Mueller. Bound by Siegfried R. Kohler. Library has no. 12 in an edition of 100, signed... Read more
Continuous strip of paper folded accordion-style and lithographed both sides, first giving the point of view of Leporello, then Don Giovanni; key to illustrations in Italian, English, French and Germa... Read more
Photographs and illustrations of stones and crystals, interspersed with an alchemy text. "A mysterious and mesmerising exploration into the power of stones, their symbolism, healing powers and ge... Read more
Clothbound book with cover and pages divided in half, horizontally, but bound to the same back board. Includes color lithographs, silkscreened text, and cloth cover painted in watercolor.; Text analyz... Read more
Collaborative project between Jean De Breyne and Daniel Tillier.; 9 lithographs and 9 folded blue sheets with text in French, housed within wooden slip-case.; Library has No. 25 in a signed edition of... Read more