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.
"Anti-Utopia is a sponsored project of ABC No Rio and a member of Allied Productions, Inc." Bound in rubber covers, with metal hinges. Book is housed in a metal box, which also holds a woode... Read more
First issue of a yearly publication featuring a collection of original mixed-media artwork by 37 artists. "The artists participating in this first issue were devoted to the creation of a broad fi... Read more
"This is a test of skills and perception. You will be judged by a jury of your peers. Your scores will be compared to those of a similar group."; Spiral bound book- attached to the first pag... Read more
"This book contains 15 leaves of different materials including the printed leaves. These leaves, plus the covers, can be played in different ways by: striking, scraping, rubbing, engraving, crump... Read more
A wooden box containing "loose and exchangeable materials in the form of printed matter, objects, sound and computer programs." Edited by Jordan Crandall. The box contains 1 envelope of Mica... Read more
Contents include loose printed matter, transparencies, 3 computer disk (3 1/2 in.), 1 sound cassette, sand, ginger root, cape, rubber pipe, and other items. 2 metal hooks attached with string mounted... Read more