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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.
Short story written by Sheckley, originally in 1954. This edition features illustrations by Bergtold, and is cut into the shape of a spaceship with an etched aluminum and vinyl case. <br/>... Read more
Experimental romance about the conquest of Mexico. 80 pages of text with 16 illustrations, hand-printed on full-color stencil press at Knust/Extrapool in Holland. Covers printed on birds nest paper im... Read more
This mixed-media book contrasts a real estate description with the harsh reality of homelessness in the East Village of New York City. The book contains a stamp, a baggie with a cigarette butt and a r... Read more
"This graphic novel relates a day in the life of a lucky penny. Celebrated Franco-Dutch illustrator Serge Onnen conceived of this project as a commentary on the transitory nature of value."... Read more
Indian folktale with text printed onto three card board panels, connected by a folded blue piece of silk with six small metal fish sewn on, the reader needs to cross several times to follow the plot o... Read more