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.
“A collection of collages produced by Sean Suchara from 2016–2017 inspired by animism, biophilia, and pressed flower books.”--From the publisher.; Made as a daily visual exercise, original cut paper c... Read more
"A research publication on the role of the contemporary artist in society, this book considers the limitations and paradoxes of working within the art world and poses examples of artists working... Read more
A collaborative work by Dan Boardman and Aspen Mays, this book is a collection of personal and public archives surrounding the Challenger explosion: “Family snapshots, candid photographs of the Challe... Read more
Collaboration between Ann Kalmbach and Tatana Kellner. "Shoot to Kill" juxtaposes targets from police firing ranges with words questioning police brutality and gun use. Produced during a vis... Read more
An exploration of "our animal relationship to graphics and our impending graphic future." – From the artists. The work compares the field of visual language to the human body, considers the... Read more
"A sculptural exploration of shape shifting via drawing, painting, and screen printing created in preparation for the exhibit Greige Fabrik, Vebikus Kunsthalle Schaffhausen, August 2016" – S... Read more
"Photographer Edmund Clark and counterterrorism investigator Crofton Black have assembled photographs and documents that confront the nature of contemporary warfare and the invisible mechanisms o... Read more