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 relationships between the four dimensions: line, area, volume, and time, were the focus of this class. We started by drawing from nature, drawing only the edges of leaves and flowers in a co... Read more
An investigation into the ramifications of collecting big data by students of the Typography and Book Arts Class at Scripps College, Lily Alan, Jane Hoffswell, Gabrielle Das, Hilary Sager, Anya Leyhe,... Read more
A collection of black and white photography of rectangular panels, ranging from images of uniformly aligned rectangles to those wind-blown and askew, all photographed on El Mirage Lake, a dry lake bed... Read more
An examination of food from a variety of viewpoints using drawing, photography, woodblock printing, and poetry. Participating artists include Ruben Arenas, Andrew Extein, Dustin Gramstead, Dieu Ha, Ja... Read more
Inspired by various women architects, this book was built by ten female students of Scripps College under the direction of Professor Kitty Maryatt. Double-sided accordion fold binding with collaged an... Read more
This book contains artist's life and her family stories. Book's pages are folded in various sections, revealing more information or illustrations when unfolded. Library has no. 12 in an edit... Read more
Designed by students in the Typography and Book Arts class 2007 at Scripps College in consideration of Zaum poetry, as developed by Russian avant-garde artists such as Iliazd from 1913 onward. Images... Read more