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.
Pages bound by a single metal ring in upper left corner. Front and back sheets are laminated. Text fragments are overlaid on photographs of water, making some words appear to be floating and dissolvin... Read more
Series of risograph posters by Kione Kochi and Temporary Services that "explores and celebrates the power and potential of self-publishing. These posters were first exhibited at the 2015 NY Art B... Read more
"PRACTICE / ANTHOLOGY is 3rd Language's final publication in a run of seven, celebrating the work of emerging queer artists. This double issue is half interviews and conversations with artis... Read more
Series of 8 loose prints featuring altered photographic images with cartoon faces drawn over them and Korean text, housed in a black envelope. The artist describes the work as about "being in a r... Read more
Corpus Corpus is an anthology series based around a theme with an emphasis on Chicago artists. Often photocopy-printed on brightly colored paper, these anthologies have many pieces and feature work by... Read more