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.
"Inspired by Letraset transfer pictograms, SUCH IS LIFE... has been hand printed by the author in an edition of three hundred and twenty copies, of which twenty, numbered I to XX and signed, on B... 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
Abstract illustrations of chaos, disorder, civilization, ideology, moral, culture, ethics and essence. Edited by Adrien Maeght. The illustrations have captions in French, German, and English. Accordio... Read more
"A collaboration between three artists (Glyn Banks, John Coleman & Hannah Vowles) with screen printed images of landscape, cityscape, and objects juxtaposed with various fragments of text pri... Read more
Cover title.; "Printed at School-the Art Institute of Chicago".; Offset printed text of single folded leaves spiral bound. Each page of printed text on UV Ultra folded to create an envelope... Read more
A collaboration of Ivan Soll, Phyllis McGibbon, and Marta Gomez. Lithographs on folded rice paper with a poem about the passage of time. Housed in drop-spine box. Library has no. 33 in an edition of 6...